Travel & Accommodations


Venues Since 2010

Black Squirrel
2427 18th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20009

Brando’s Speakeasy: AWP
343 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL

Busboys and Poets: Coming AWP 2017
1025 5th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Cacique Restaurant
26 N. Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701

Club Passim: AWP
47 Palmer Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Foundry Gallery
2118 – 8th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

Frederick Arts Council
11 West Patrick Street
Suite #201
Frederick, MD 21701
Court Street Parking Garage: 2 South Court Street, Frederick, MD 21701.

Governor’s Island: Poetry Festival
Governors Island is a 172-acre island in Upper New York Bay, approximately 800 yards from the southern tip of Manhattan Island and separated from Brooklyn by Buttermilk Channel, approximately 400 yards.

Isabella’s Taverna & Tapas Bar
44 N Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701

Johns Hopkins University: DC Campus
1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Johns Hopkins University: Homewood Campus: AWP
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21218

85 East 4th Street
New York, NY 10003

1319 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington DC 20036

Sky Stage Public Sculpture and Outdoor Amphitheatre
59 South Carroll Street
Frederick, MD 21701
East All Saints Parking Garage: 125 East All Saints Street, Frederick, MD 21701. This is an outdoor venue. Make sure to dress for cool weather.


Reading Event Itinerary

Thursdays from 7 to 9 pm. Featured readers please make sure you are at the venue by 6:45 pm. If it is raining, we will meet at one of the above Frederick locations, within walking distance of Sky Stage. Up to date event information and location can be found at our Facebook events page. Each featured reader will be introduced by the host and given 10 to 15 minutes reading time.


Bus/Train Station to Frederick, MD

Frederick Transit Center: Amtrak
100 South East Street
Frederick, MD 21701

Frederick Transit Center: Greyhound Bus
100 South East Street
Frederick MD 21701

Yellow Cab of Frederick
350 East Church Street
Frederick, MD 21701

Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)


Airports to DC/MD

If possible, driving is the easiest. If you are flying in, please use the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) Trip Planner to plan your commute from the airport to Frederick.

Please keep in mind that Eckleburg is a multi-reader and open mic format. Each featured reader generally has 10 to 15 minutes. Consider this when planning your trip to the venue.

*Please make sure Eckleburg has confirmed your reading date BEFORE making reservations. We will do all we can to schedule early enough so you will have sufficient time to schedule your travel. We are volunteer and cannot offer stipends or travel funding at this time. Our lodging is limited.


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