Sunday, November 20, 2011

More Publication News for November

Symmetry Pebbles has grown into an online free poetry e-zine. My Cupcake Chronicles #10 is in their 2nd issue.  Subscribe at:

for a free download.

Congrats to all the contributors in this issue:

Gary Beck, M.A. Schaffner, Joe Massingham, Joseph Farley, Clyde L. Borg, Bill Wolak, Greg T. Miraglia, Denne Kara Shaffer, Marie Lecrivain, Timothy Charles Anderson, Saloni Kaul, George Freek, Michael Estabrook, Peter Lindsey, Christopher Barnes, Lilian Oben, Mira Marten-Parker, Robert Garnham, Nicolas Grenier, Daniel Barbare, Patty Mooney, Patricia Carragon, Spree Macdonald, Ann Prendergast, Demond  Blake, Ian Davis, Michael Lambert, John Grey


My “The 99%” Poem is in the November issue of Cartier Street Review.

for your free download 

Congrats to all the contributors in this issue:

April Bulmer, Claudio Tomassini, David Cooper, Robert Gibbons, Annika Ruohonen, Fred Arcoleo, Niccola DeVereaux, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Nicholas Alexander, Ann Rodriguez, Mike Finley, Joy Leftow, John Yamrus, Bernard Alain, Karen Bowles, Thomas Hubbard, Dubblex

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Happy Holidays From The Brownstone Poets

© Jane Kratochvil

No Readings in December!  


But come back in January for more 
Brownstone Fun!

Saturday, January 7 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant: 

George Held and Claudia Serea

Tuesday, January 17 at 7 p.m. at Tillies of Brooklyn:

Amy Leigh Cutler and Ronnie Norpel

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Amy Holman and Peter Marra Read at Tillie's of Brooklyn on Tues, November 15 at 7 p.m.


Poetry Grows In Ft. Greene

The Brownstone Poets Presents:

Amy Holman and Peter Marra

Tuesday, November 15

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

Tillie's 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


Amy Holman is the author of Wrens Fly Through This Opened Window, published with Somondoco Press in 2010, and Wait For Me, I’m Gone, which won a Dream Horse Press chapbook prize and was published in 2005. Her poetry has been in Archaeology Magazine (online), American Letters & Commentary, Barrow Street, Failbetter, Gargoyle, The Manhattan Review, New Verse News, Poet Lore, The Potomac Review, The Same, xconnect, The Best American Poetry 1999, and the forthcoming Token Entry anthology. She has recently written for the Best American Poetry blog, We Who Are About to Die blog, and her own blog, Lending Whale. She has also written publishing essays and columns for magazines, and a book on colonies, graduate writing programs, and grants. She is a literary consultant and teacher living in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.

Peter Marra is from Williamsburg Brooklyn. Born in Brooklyn, he lived in the East Village, New York from 1979-1987 at the height of the punk – no wave movement.  Peter has had a lifelong fascination with Surrealism, Dadaism, and Symbolism. His poems explore alienation, sex, love, addiction, havoc, secrets, and obsessions often recounted in an oneiric filmic haze. His work has been published or is forthcoming in Caper Literary Journal,, Yes Poetry, Maintenant 4 & 5, Beatnik, Crash, Danse Macabre, Clutching At Straws, O Sweet Flowery Roses, Breadcrumb Scabs,Carcinogenic, Carnage Conservatory,Dark Chaos, Subliminal Interiors, mad swirl, L.E.S. review, and Calliope Nerve. He was recently interviewed by Yes,Poetry.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Patricia Carragon is in the Unbearables Big Book of Sex

Happy to have my Voodoo poem in this epic and sultry anthology, the Unbearables Big Book of Sex.

Contributors  include:

Jonatham Lethem, Samuel Delany, Penny Arcade, Peter Lamborn Wilson, Bob Holman, Chavisa Woods, Tsaurah Litzky, Gerard Malanga, Jordan Zinovich, Jennifer Blowdryer, Susan Scutti, Susan Maurer, Thaddeus Rutkowski, Steve Dalachinsky, Yuko Otomo, Tom Savage, Eve Packer, Ron Kolm, Carol Wierzbicki, Shalom Neuman, Jim Feast, Erik La Prada, Amy Ouzoonian, Dorothy Friedman, Sparrow, Bruce Weber, Steve Cannon, George Spencer, Mike Topp, David Huberman, Kat Georges, Peter Carlaftes, Larissa Shmailo, Holly Anderson, Richard Kostelanetz, John M. Bennett, Valery and Ruth Oisteanu, Susan Yung, Jeffrey Cyphers Wright, Mark Sonnenfeld, Jill Rapaport, and so many more.

Check out for information on ordering a copy:

Carragon is in the November Issue of First Literary Review-East

Cindy Hochman and Karen Neuberg have put together another great issue of First Literary Review-East

Please check out these poets in the November issue:

Tom Oleszczuk, Fred Yannantuono, Patricia Carragon, Charles Bane, Jr., Charlie Guzman, Daniel Brown, Scott Rummler, Carl Kavadlo, Cifford Satriano, Tammy Houtz, Anne Loecher, John J. Trause, Leslie Prosterman, Stewart Florsheim, Kit Kennedy, Dorothea Hutton Scher, and Ryan Buynak.