Monday, October 11, 2010

7th Annual Brevitas Festival of the Short Poem


7th Annual Brevitas Festival of the Short Poem 2010

Sunday, November 14, 2010 • 2 ~ 6 pm
Bowery Poetry Club


Brevitas honors Emily Dickinson as Historical Guest Poet for her divine role as Patron Saint of the Short Poem
• a selection of Emily’s poems will be read by poet and performer Shelley Miller
• a screening of “Emily Dickinson – Her True Self” by Flash Rosenberg, produced by the Lower Eastside Girls Club


7th Annual Brevitas Festival of the Short Poem 2010

Sunday, November 14, 2010 • 2 ~ 6 pm
Bowery Poetry Club


Brevitas honors Emily Dickinson as Historical Guest Poet for her divine role as Patron Saint of the Short Poem
• a selection of Emily’s poems will be read by poet and performer Shelley Miller
• a screening of “Emily Dickinson – Her True Self” by Flash Rosenberg, produced by the Lower Eastside Girls Club

Also, a special Brevitas dedication will be made for jailed Chinese
dissident and recipient of this year's Nobel Peace Prize, Liu Xiaobo.



Brevitas is a community of invited poets who email one to two original poems (14 lines max) to the group on the 1st and the 15th of each month. This reading and book release party features each poet’s top hits for 2010.


Brevitas founders: Jim Pignetti and Steve Zeitlin
festival host: Flash Rosenberg


Admission: $7


The Brevitas book of short poems will be presented
to all who attend.








THE FOLLOWING BREVITAS POETS WILL BE READING




D. F. August
Susan Gerardi Bello
Iris Berman
Claudia Carlson
Patricia Carragon
Gil Fagiani
Sanford Fraser
Christian Garaud
Bob Heman
Eileen Hennessy
Cindy Hochman
Judy Kamilhor
Andrew Kaufman
Susan T. Landry
Maria Lisella
Tsaurah Litzky
Georgia Luna
Sue Machlin
James McMenamin
Katrinka Moore
Jim Pignetti
Leslie Prosterman
Flash Rosenberg
Dorothea Hutton Scher
Susan Schipke
Zev Shanken
Hal Sirowitz
Ed Smith
Esther K. Smith
Richard Storm
Juanita Torrence-Thompson
John J. Trause
Alicia Vasquez
Angelo Verga
Carolyn Wells
Steve Zeitlin




Guest poets will be invited to sign up for the
Short Poem Open Mic (14 lines max).






Bowery Poetry Club
308 Bowery (between Houston & Bleecker Streets)
New York City • 212-614-0505
www.bowerypoetry.com

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