Sunday, January 18, 2015

DuEwa Frazier and Amy Barone Join the Staff of Brownstone Poets

Let's give a warm Brownstone "Welcome" to the new members of the Brownstone PoetsTeam:

DuEwa Frazier: Publishing Adviser. We plan to go a new route this year.

 



DuEwa Frazier is a poet, author, writer, and speaker.  She was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in St. Louis, Missouri.  She is the author of the newly released young adult novel Deanne in the Middle (2014). DuEwa is also the author of Goddess Under the Bridge: Poems (2013), Ten Marbles and a Bag to Put Them In: Poems for Children (2010), Stardust Tracks on a Road (2005), and Shedding Light From My Journeys (2002). She is the editor and publisher of the NAACP Image Award nominated (in Outstanding Literary Work – Poetry) anthology, Check the Rhyme: An Anthology of Female Poets & Emcees (July 2006), featuring the work of fifty internationally/nationally known women poets.



Amy Barone: Assistant Editor. Amy joins the Editorial Staff (Cindy Hochman, Karen Neuberg, and Brenda J. Gannam).

 
 

Amy Barone’s new chapbook Kamikaze Dance was published by Finishing Line Press. Her poetry has appeared in CityLitRag, First Literary Review-East, Gradiva, Impolite Conversation (UK), Maintenant, Philadelphia Poets and The Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow, among other publications. She spent five years as Italian correspondent for Women's Wear Daily and Advertising Age.  Her first book, Views from the Driveway, was published by Foothills Publishing. A board member of the Italian American Writers Association, she co-organizes and promotes their monthly readings in New York City.  She belongs to PEN America Center and the Brevitas online poetry community that celebrates the short poem.
 


Saturday, January 17, 2015

The Brownstone Poets 2014 Anthology Book Events





THE BROWNSTONE POETS







2014 ANTHOLOGY


The Brownstone Poets 2014 Anthology Book Events
A Celebration of Poetry and Prose from Poets from
Brownstone Poets Reading Series

Saturday, February 28 at 2:30 p.m.
Park Plaza Restaurant
220 Cadman Plaza West
Brooklyn Hts., NY  11201
Limited Open Mic

Free Admission --
limited open mic

SUBWAYS: 2 or 3 to Clark St., R to Court St., A or C to High St., 4 or 5 to Borough Hall


Thursday, March 19 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Barnes and Noble Booksellers Park Slope
267 Seventh Ave.
Park Slope, NY 11215

Free Admission -- NO OPEN MIC unless time permits!


SUBWAYS: F or G to Seventh Ave., D, R, N to 9th St.www.hop.stop.com/

Love Happens at the New York Poetry Forum










LOVE HAPPENS AT THE NEW YORK POETRY FORUM

Saturday, February 14 from 2 to 5:30ish p.m.

Patricia Carragon
with Edward Fisher and Marvin  Goldfarb
 
The New York Poetry Forum
Soldiers', Sailors', Marines' & Airmen's Club
283 Lexington Avenue (between East 36th & 37th Sts)
New York, NY 10016

Subway: 6 to 33rd Street 
Open Mic
$4 for Members, $5 for Non-members
Hosted by Daniel Fernandez



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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

REMINDER: Shadow of the Geode/ La Sombra de la Geoda- Thur, January 1, 2015


Reminder:




Thursday, January 1, 2015

Shadow of the Geode/ La Sombra de la Geoda

The 21st Annual Alternative New Years Day Spoken Word Extravaganza



Poetry from 2 p.m. to Midnight

I will be performing between 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
 

Nuyorican Poets Cafe

236 E. 3rd St (between Aves. B and C)

New York, NY -10009

212- 780 - 9386

Open Mic Available

Free Admission

Come Celebrate 21 Years with 150 Spoken Word Artists!  Through the storms and brutalities–the Alternative New Year’s Day Extravaganza continues! This annual event has become a tradition that gives voice to a culturally diverse group of performers of all ages. It is a multi-media event and includes musicians and artists of all kinds, in addition to the rambunctious, irreverent poets who have gathered together for the last two decades. Join us at the legendary Nuyorican Poets Café! Add your poetic language to the mix!

Clean out your bookshelves!

Paperback books accepted and will be donated to Books Through Bars
 

DIRECTIONS: By subway, F train to the 2nd Avenue stop. Use the 1st Avenue exit and walk north on 1st Avenue away from Houston Street. Make a right on East 3rd Street and walk 2 and a half blocks until you reach #236. By bus, take the M14A to Avenue A and E. 3rd Street or the M15 to 2nd Avenue and 3rd Street and walk east, or the M14D to East 4th Street and walk west. By car, take the FDR Drive to the Houston Street exit and go straight onto Houston Street, make a right on Avenue C and a left on East 3rd Street.
 

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Howard Pflanzer and George Spencer, Saturday, February 7 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant


Brownstone Poets presents Howard Pflanzer and George Spencer, Saturday, February 7 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Enjoy the varied menu at this affordable family-run diner while listening to great poetry. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights and there's an open mic as well.


Brownstone Poets presents:

Howard Pflanzer

George Spencer

Saturday, February 7 at 2:30 p.m.

Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201 - 718 – 596 – 5900



Subways:

Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street

R to Court Street

4 or  to 5 Borough Hall

For more directions:

http://www.hopstop.com/



$4 Donation – plus Food/Drink - Open-Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon

pcarragon@gmail.com

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BIOS:




Howard Pflanzer is a playwright, poet and director, who immerses himself in the ebb and flow of the universe, pursuing adventures in life, love and creation. Dead Birds or Avian Blues was published by Fly By Night Press (2011). Last July he created, adapted and directed a hybrid poetic performance work, Walt Whitman Opera, with music by Constance Cooper for the undergroundzero festival. He has written epic plays about Freud (Cocaine Dreams), Walter Benjamin (On the Border), Sartre, Camus, De Beauvoir (Living With History), Ted Bundy (Poetry Class With Serial Killer) and other cultural icons.


 
George Spencer is a writer, film producer and director, and visual artist presently working on a large installation combining found objects, reconfigured furniture, soft sculpture, sound, video and lighting. He is a Director of Millennium Film Workshop. His most recent book of poetry, Unpious Pilgrim, was published by Fly by Night Press/Gathering of the Tribes.

Monday, December 15, 2014

Shadow of the Geode/ La Sombra de la Geoda- Thur, January 1, 2015





Thursday, January 1, 2015

Shadow of the Geode/ La Sombra de la Geoda

The 21st Annual Alternative New Years Day Spoken Word Extravaganza



Poetry from 2 p.m. to Midnight

I will be performing between 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
 

Nuyorican Poets Cafe

236 E. 3rd St (between Aves. B and C)

New York, NY -10009

212- 780 - 9386

Open Mic Available

Free Admission

Come Celebrate 21 Years with 150 Spoken Word Artists!  Through the storms and brutalities–the Alternative New Year’s Day Extravaganza continues! This annual event has become a tradition that gives voice to a culturally diverse group of performers of all ages. It is a multi-media event and includes musicians and artists of all kinds, in addition to the rambunctious, irreverent poets who have gathered together for the last two decades. Join us at the legendary Nuyorican Poets Café! Add your poetic language to the mix!

Clean out your bookshelves!

Paperback books accepted and will be donated to Books Through Bars
 

DIRECTIONS: By subway, F train to the 2nd Avenue stop. Use the 1st Avenue exit and walk north on 1st Avenue away from Houston Street. Make a right on East 3rd Street and walk 2 and a half blocks until you reach #236. By bus, take the M14A to Avenue A and E. 3rd Street or the M15 to 2nd Avenue and 3rd Street and walk east, or the M14D to East 4th Street and walk west. By car, take the FDR Drive to the Houston Street exit and go straight onto Houston Street, make a right on Avenue C and a left on East 3rd Street.
 

 www.hopstop.com/