Sunday, October 9, 2011

Uphook Press poets Deborah Hauser, Vicki Iorio, and Brant Lyon Read at Park Plaza Restaurant on Sat, 11/5 at 2:30 p.m.

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights

The Brownstone Poets presents:

Deborah Hauser, Vicki Iorio, and Brant Lyon

Saturday, November 5 at 2:30 p.m.

Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201 - 718 – 596 – 5900

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

4, 5 or R to Court Street, Borough Hall

For more directions:

$3 Donation – plus Food/Drink - Open-Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon email:


Deborah Hauser is the author of Ennui: From the Diagnostic and Statistical Field Guide of Feminine Disorders (Finishing Line Press, 2011).  She received an MA in English Literature from Stony Brook University.  She has taught composition and literature at Stony Brook University and Suffolk County Community College.  Her poetry has been published in The Wallace Stevens Journal, The Pedestal Magazine, and -gape-seed- (Uphook Press).  She recently won honorable mention in the 2011 Great Neck Plaza Poetry Contest and third prize in the Farmingdale Poetry Contest.  She has presented her academic work at national conferences including the Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference.

Vicki Iorio is an award-winning poet whose poetry can be read online and in print publications.  She’s hoping to finish her first book of poetry early next year.  She especially likes to perform her poetry in tattoo parlors and tearooms.

Brant Lyon writes poetry, short fiction, and music.  He is senior editor for Uphook Press ( and producer/host for Hydrogen Jukebox (, a reading series in NYC that pairs poets with an improvisational band. Brant’s own music has been performed at Carnegie Hall, Bowery Poetry Club, Nuyorican Poets CafĂ©, Galapagos Art Space, and festivals in Virginia, New Mexico, and New York City.  His poetry and short stories have been published in Rattle, Lullwater Review, Ganymede, etc., and in numerous anthologies.  Besides his newly released collection of poetry, You Are White Inside (Three Rooms Press 2011), his other publications include a chapbook, Your Infidel Eyes (Poets Wear Prada 2008), the spoken word/music CDs Beauty Keeps Laying Its Sharp Knife Against Me (Logochrysalis 2008) and Brain Ampin (Logochrysalis 2011).


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