Friday, May 18, 2012

The Brownstone Poets 2012 Anthology Book Event , A Celebration of Poetry in Brooklyn


 
A Labor of Love is Now A Celebration of Love--
the Love of Poetry and Prose. 


The Brownstone Poets 2012 Anthology Book Event
A Celebration of Poetry in Brooklyn
Sunday, June 24
7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
BookCourt
 
 
163 Court Street
Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, NY 11201   Phone # (718) 875-3677
Take the F or G to Bergen St., R to Court St.,4 or 5 to Borough Hall
Hosted & Curated by Patricia Carragon

Admission is Free!

Sorry, this will be not be an open mic event! 
 
The anthologies will sell for $8 at BookCourt.



Copies of the anthologies are with Poets House for the 20th Annual Showcase on Saturday, June 30.  Details to come . . .  

 

Congrats to the contributors (the features from last year and the poets who came to support the Brownstone Poets venues) and the Guest Poet who will be getting their comp copy.

We are so happy to have in this issue:

Our First Guest Poet:

GEORGE WALLACE







George Wallace is a regular on the NYC poetry scene, who tours the US and Europe to read, lecture, and conduct workshops. Writer in Residence at the Walt Whitman Birthplace, he’s author of 22 chapbooks in the US, UK, Italy, and Greece.  Recent appearances: US: Woody Guthrie Festival (Okemah, OK); Mabel Dodge Luhan House (Taos, NM); Church of Beethoven (Albuquerque, NM); Beyond Baroque (Los Angeles, CA); the John Steinbeck Center (Salinas, CA); Beat Museum (San Francisco, CA); and Lowell Celebrates Kerouac Festival (Lowell, MA). UK: Robert Burns Centre (Dumfries, Scotland); the Dylan Thomas Centre (Swansea, Wales); Citizen 32 (Manchester, England); John Ruskin’s Brantwood (Cumbria, England).



Here's the current List of Contributors who will come to read and the list is still growing:
AMY HOLMAN
AUSTIN ALEXIS
BERNARD BLOCK
BOB HEMAN
CINDY HOCHMAN
DEAN KOSTOS
DONNA HUNT
ELIZABETH HARRINGTON
ELLIOT ABOSH
EVIE IVY
GAIL FISHMAN GERWIN
IRIS BERMAN
JAMES MCMENAMIN
JOSEPH CHARLES REBIS, JR.
KATHRYN M. FAZIO
LAURA BOSS
LINDA LERNER
MARY ASKIN-JENCSIK
MATTHEW ANISH
MINDY LEVOKOVE
MIREYA PEREZ
PATRICIA CARRAGON
PETER MARRA
RICHARD FEIN
TANTRA-ZAWADI
TINA CHAN
VALERIE CONTI
VELEZ MOORE
VICKI IORIO
ZEV SHANKEN
ZEV TORRES

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