Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights
The Brownstone Poets presents:
G.P.A., Donald Lev and Linda Lerner
Saturday, June 2 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:
G.P.A. is a Poet and Author from the south side of Chicago. He has written three books of Poetry, The Confessional Heart of a Man, The Book of 24 Orgasms, and The Mind of a Poetic Unsub. He is the 2012 winner of the Black Essence Award for Poetry and Charity and is currently nominated for Poet of the Year. Currently, he is finishing a children's book of Poetry entitled Remembrances of a Black Boy.
Donald Lev continues to publish Home Planet News, the newsprint literary review he and his late wife, the poet Enid Dame founded in 1979. The latest collections of his poetry are The Darkness Above: Selected Poems 1968-2002 (Red Hill, 2008), a chapbook, Only Wings (Presa, 2010), and A Very Funny Fellow (NYQ Books, 2012).
Linda Lerner was born and educated in New York City; New York Quarterly Books published her most recent collection, Takes Guts & Years Sometimes June 2011. http://www.nyqbooks.org/title/takesgutsandyearssometimes. She’s previously published thirteen collections of poetry several of which were Small Press Reviews’ Picks). she’s been nominated twice for a pushcart prize. In 1995 she and Andrew Gettler began Poets on the Line, (http://www.echony.com/~poets) the first poetry anthology on the Net for which she received two grants. She’s been published in hundreds of journals, several anthologies and has read widely across the U.S.