Wednesday, February 9, 2011

REMINDER: Molly Peacock and Dean Kostos Tues, 2/15 at Tillies of Brooklyn


Poetry Grows In Ft. Greene

The Brownstone Poets Presents:

Molly Peacock and Dean Kostos

Tuesday, February 15

Starts at 7p.m. – Sign up at 6:45 p.m. – We must be out by 9 p.m.

Tillies of Brooklyn
248 DeKalb Ave. (corner of Vanderbilt and DeKalb)
Brooklyn, NY 11205 Phone # (718) 783-6140

Take the J, R or Q trains to DeKalb Avenue, the C to Lafayette, the G to Clinton/Washington
2, 3, 4, 5 to Nevins St.

$3 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Limited Open Mic - one poem (3-minute limit)

Curated by Patricia Carragon emails:

 Dean Kostos

Dean Kostos’s books include: Last Supper of the Senses, The Sentence That Ends with a Comma, and Celestial Rust. He co-edited Mama’s Boy and edited Pomegranate Seeds. His poems have appeared in Western Humanities Review, Boulevard, Southwest Review, Chelsea, Stand Magazine, on Oprah Winfrey’s Web site, and elsewhere. His literary criticism has appeared on the Harvard UP Web site, in The American Book Review, and elsewhere. He teaches at The City University of New York, Wesleyan, and has served as literary judge for Columbia University’s Gold Crown Awards.

Molly Peacock

Molly Peacock is the author of six volumes of poetry, including The Second Blush and Cornucopia: New & Selected Poems, both published by W.W. Norton and Company (US and UK) and McClelland and Stewart (Canada). Her poems have appeared in leading literary journals such as  The TLS,  New Yorker, The Nation, The New Republic, and The Paris Review, as well as in numerous anthologies, including The Best of the Best American Poetry and The Oxford Book of American Poetry. She is the Series Editor for The Best Canadian Poetry in English and the Poetry Editor of the Literary Review of Canada. She serves on the Graduate Faculty of the Spalding University Brief Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing. Her latest work of nonfiction is The Paper Garden: Mrs. Delany Begins Her Life’s Work at 72, published in Canada by McClelland and Stewart, in the US and the UK by Bloomsbury, and in Australia by Scribe Books.

She is now working on a book-length poem called, AlphabeTique:  the Lives of the Letters as Written by T.

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