Monday, May 27, 2013

REMINDER: THE FOUR HORSEMEN RIDE AGAIN AT THE CORNELIA STREET CAFÉ THURSDAY, MAY 30 FROM 6P.M. TO 8 P.M.



REMINDER:




THE FOUR HORSEMEN RIDE AGAIN AT THE CORNELIA STREET CAFÉ
THURSDAY, MAY 30 FROM 6P.M. TO 8 P.M.
BOB QUATRONE, HOST
$8 ADMISSION GIVES YOU A DRINK
READERS:

VIVIANA GRELL    RON KOLM    LARISSA SHMAILO    EVE PACKER    
 ROBERT GIBBONS    BONI JOI    RONNA LEBO    GORDON GILBERT JR     
CYNTHIA TORONTO    EVIE IVY    PATRICIA CARRAGON     
JANE ORMEROD    GEORGE WALLACE
The Cornelia Street Café
29 Cornelia Street
New York, NY 10014


Phone:
212.989.9319
BY SUBWAY
A, B, C, D, E, F, and M to West 4th St. or 1 to Christopher St.-Sheridan Square.


WWW.HOPSTOP.COM/ 

Reminder:Ron Kolm, Eve Packer, and Ron Price Bring Downtown Manhattan to Downtown Brooklyn


REMINDER:



Brownstone Poets presents Ron Kolm, Eve Packer, and Ron Price on Saturday, June 1 at 2:30 p.m.. at the newly renovated Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Enjoy the varied menu at this affordable family-run diner while listening to great poetry. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights and there's an open mic as well.



Brownstone Poets presents:

Ron Kolm, Eve Packer, and Ron Price
Saturday, June 1 at 2:30 p.m.







Park Plaza Restaurant


220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk


Brooklyn, NY 11201 - 718 – 596 – 5900


Subways:

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:

http://www.hopstop.com/



$4 Donation – plus Food/Drink - Open-Mic


Curated by Patricia Carragon


pcarragon@gmail.com


brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/
Bios:




Ron Kolm is a member of the Unbearables, and an editor of several of their anthologies; most recently, The Unbearables Big Book of Sex! Ron is a contributing editor of Sensitive Skin magazine and a senior editor of the Evergreen Review. He is the author of The Plastic Factory and, with Jim Feast, the novel Neo Phobe. He's had work recently published in Jeff Wright's Live Mag!, and Steve Cannon's Gathering of the Tribes. Ron's papers were purchased by the New York University library, where they've been catalogued in the Fales Collection as part of the Downtown Writers Group.

Eve Packer is a Bronx-born poet/performer who appears solo, with music, in dance and theater. She has published three poetry books--Skulls Head Samba, PLAYLAND: POEMS 1994-2004, and NEW NAILS, all from Fly By Night Press--has four poetry/jazz CDs. She has one son, one daughter in law, and one grandson. Eve Packer lives downtown and swims daily.





Ron Price has published in, among others, The American Poetry Review, Poetry, and Zone 3. He is the author of Surviving Brothers, a chapbook, and A Crucible for the Left Hand. A Small Song Called Ash from the Fire was nominated for a National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. A True Account of the Failure of Bodies to Adequately Burn, a chapbook, came out a few weeks ago.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Andrew Kaufman and Katrinka Moore Read at Cafe Dada Tues, 6/18 at 7 p.m.



Brownstone Poets presents Andrew Kaufman and Katrinka Moore on Tuesday, June 18 at 7 p.m. at Café Dada.  Enjoy the Old World ambiance in Park Slope that’s near several subways.  Feast on French-Hungarian cuisine and delectable pastries.  Relax with some wine or beer, a cup of coffee or tea while listening to great poetry. There’s an open mic as well. Poetry does grow in Park Slope, Brooklyn.



Brownstone Poets presents:

Andrew Kaufman and Katrinka Moore


Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Starts at 7 p.m. –  Sign up at 6:45 p.m.


Café Dada

57 Seventh Avenue (at the corner of Lincoln Place)
Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY 11217
718-622-2800


Subways:

2 or 3 to Grand Army Plaza
B or Q to Seventh Avenue
F or G to Seventh Avenue (9th Street)
R to Union Street, plus a bit of a walk.

http://www.hopstop.com/

$4 donation + food/drink - Open-Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon

pcarragon@gmail.com

brownstonepoets.blogspot.com

http://patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

http://myspace.com/pattiekake8


http://en-gb.facebook.com/




Andrew Kaufman grew up near NYC, graduated from Oberlin College, earned his MFA in poetry writing from Brooklyn College, and his MA and Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Toronto. His Cinnamon Bay Sonnets won the Center for Book Arts chapbook competition, and was followed by Earth's Ends, winner of the Pearl Poetry Award. He is the recipient of an NEA award and two Pushcart poetry nominations, and his poems have appeared in numerous journals. He has also published critical work on William Blake, and written for New York Newsday and The Detroit News.  His latest book of poems is Both Sides of the Niger (Spuyten Duyvel Press, 2013). The Cinnamon Bay Poems (Rain Mountain Press) is forthcoming in 2014. He lives in New York City and currently teaches literature at SUNY Purchase.



photo by Flash Rosenberg
Katrinka Moore started out as a choreographer and dancer, made a brief foray into performance art, ended up writing poetry, then ventured into making visual poems and collages as well. Recent work appears in MungBeing, Otoliths, and First Literary Review-East. Katrinka is the author of Thief (BlazeVOX, 2009) and This is Not a Story, which won the New Women’s Voices Prize and was published by Finishing Line Press in 2003. She is currently sending out a minimalist epic, Numa, about a shape-shifting creature.

Friday, May 17, 2013

The Brownstone Poets 2013 Anthology




The Brownstone Poets 2013 Anthology is a reality! 
 
Thanks to my editorial staff (Cindy Hochman, Brenda J. Gannam, and Karen Neuberg) for their tireless teamwork in making this project happen.
Inside this issue:  
A spread dedicated to Marianne Moore   
A spread dedicated to Special Guest Poet, D. Nurkse
Special memorial spreads to honor Brant Lyon, Iris Berman, and Elizabeth Harrington
Over a dozen photos to delight 
Poetry from the following contributors:
AMBER ATIYA                                                                                   
amy leigh cutler                                                                        
Austin Alexis                                                                                    
bernard block                                                                                    
BOB HEMAN                                                                                    
BRENDA J. GANNAM                                                                     
CAROL WIERZBICKI                                                                       
CAROLYN OTA                                                                                    
charles j. butler                                                                        
CINDY HOCHMAN                                                                         
claudia serea                                                                                  
cynthia toronto                                                                      
DAVID MESSINEO                                                                                    
diane block                                                                                  
DONALD LEV                                                                                    
donna hunt                                                                                    
ELLIOT ABOSH                                                                                    
ELYZSABETH AHNE                                                                     
ERNEST K. WOODLEY                                                                        
EVIE IVY                                                                                                 
george held                                                                                    
gordon gilbert, jr.                                                                       
G.P.A.                                                                                                           
hassanal abdullah                                                                        
JACK E. COOPER                                                                                   
JAMES MCMENAMIN                                                                        
John Barrale                                                                                   
JOHN A. TODRAS                                                                                     
JOSEPH C. REBIS, JR.                                                                        
KAREN NEUBERG                                                                                   
KATHRYN M. FAZIO                                                                        
keisha-gaye anderson                                                             
larissa shmailo                                                                        
leigh harrison                                                                       
LESLIE PROSTERMAN                                                                        
LINDA LERNER    
LINDA ROTHSTEIN                                                                       
MARK FOGARTY                                                                                    
MARY ASKIN-JENCSIK                                                                        
Max Nemerovsky                                                                       
MICHAEL SCHWARTZ                                                                       
MICHAEL T. YOUNG                                                                         
MICHELLE CADETT                                                                       
MINDY MATIJASEVIC                                                                      
MIREYA PÉREZ                                                                                   
NATHAN A. VERSACE                                                                        
Noel DAVID Cohen                                                                        
PATRICIA CARRAGON                                                                         
Philip Beitchman                                                                        
PUMA PERL                                                                                               
RICHARD FEIN                                                                                     
RICHARD LEVINE                                                                                     
ROBERT GIBBONS                                                                                    
ronnie norpel                                                                                  
STEPHEN BLUESTONE                                                                         
SUSAN KOLODNY                                                                                     
SUSAN MAURER                                                                                     
TIMOTHY GAGER                                                                         
TINA CHAN                                                                                                
Tony Puma                                                                                    
tsaurah litzky                                                                        
VALERIE CONTI                                                                                     
velez moore                                                                                    
yuko otomo                                                                                     
ZEV TORRES                                                                                    
Zorida Mohammed            
 
I have just delivered them to Poets House for the annual showcase reading coming up on Thursday, June 27th.  Details to come . . .
I have already brought a few comp copies to the recent Cafe Dada reading.
I plan to see the people at BookCourt soon to schedule the annual anthology reading either in September or October.  
Cost information to come for BookCourt and at the readings.

Stay tuned . . .

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Ron Kolm, Eve Packer, and Ron Price Bring Downtown Manhattan to Downtown Brooklyn



Brownstone Poets presents Ron Kolm, Eve Packer, and Ron Price on Saturday, June 1 at 2:30 p.m.. at the newly renovated Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Enjoy the varied menu at this affordable family-run diner while listening to great poetry. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights and there's an open mic as well.



Brownstone Poets presents:

Ron Kolm, Eve Packer, and Ron Price
Saturday, June 1 at 2:30 p.m.







Park Plaza Restaurant


220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk


Brooklyn, NY 11201 - 718 – 596 – 5900


Subways:

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:

http://www.hopstop.com/



$4 Donation – plus Food/Drink - Open-Mic


Curated by Patricia Carragon


pcarragon@gmail.com


brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/
Bios:







Ron Kolm is a member of the Unbearables, and an editor of several of their anthologies; most recently, The Unbearables Big Book of Sex! Ron is a contributing editor of Sensitive Skin magazine and a senior editor of the Evergreen Review. He is the author of The Plastic Factory and, with Jim Feast, the novel Neo Phobe. He's had work recently published in Jeff Wright's Live Mag!, and Steve Cannon's Gathering of the Tribes. Ron's papers were purchased by the New York University library, where they've been catalogued in the Fales Collection as part of the Downtown Writers Group.



Eve Packer is a Bronx-born poet/performer who appears solo, with music, in dance and theater. She has published three poetry books--Skulls Head Samba, PLAYLAND: POEMS 1994-2004, and NEW NAILS, all from Fly By Night Press--has four poetry/jazz CDs. She has one son, one daughter in law, and one grandson. Eve Packer lives downtown and swims daily.






Ron Price has published in, among others, The American Poetry Review, Poetry, and Zone 3. He is the author of Surviving Brothers, a chapbook, and A Crucible for the Left Hand. A Small Song Called Ash from the Fire was nominated for a National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. A True Account of the Failure of Bodies to Adequately Burn, a chapbook, came out a few weeks ago.
 

REMINDER: Bob Quatrone and Cynthia Toronto Read at Cafe Dada, Tuesday, 5/14 at 7 p.m.



REMINDER:



Brownstone Poets presents Bob Quatrone and Cynthia Toronto on Tuesday, May 14 at 7 p.m. at Café Dada.  Enjoy the Old World ambiance in Park Slope that’s near several subways.  Feast on French-Hungarian cuisine and delectable pastries.  Relax with some wine or beer, a cup of coffee or tea while listening to great poetry. There’s an open mic as well. Poetry does grow in Park Slope, Brooklyn.




Brownstone Poets presents:

Bob Quatrone and Cynthia Toronto 


Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Starts at 7 p.m. –  Sign up at 6:45 p.m.


Café Dada

57 Seventh Avenue (at the corner of Lincoln Place)
Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY 11217
718-622-2800

Subways:

2 or 3 to Grand Army Plaza
B or Q to Seventh Avenue
F or G to Seventh Avenue (9th Street)
R to Union Street, plus a bit of a walk.

http://www.hopstop.com/

$4 donation + food/drink - Open-Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon




Bob Quatrone graduated from Columbia College in 1965 and was Woodrow Wilson Fellow in 1967. He served as Program Host and Director for the Walt Whitman Poetry Society during the mid-1980's. He was a featured poet for the St. Mark's Poetry Project in 1997. He currently hosts The 4 Horsemen Reading at The Cornelia Street Cafe in New York City and lives in New Jersey. 




Cynthia Toronto is recognized as a forerunner of cutting-edge spoken word performance. Since the early ’80s she’s pioneered a form combining elements of poetry, music, theater and media portraying unique glimpses of urban life or any subject relevant to humans. She has penned eight books of poetry, including work in several anthologies, most recently Token Entry: New York City Subway Poems by Smalls Books and Three Room Press’ Maintenant 5 &, 6, Journal of Contemporary Dada Writing &, Art, and currently teaches acting and speech at City College of New York and Hostos Community College.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

THE FOUR HORSEMEN RIDE AGAIN AT THE CORNELIA STREET CAFÉ




THE FOUR HORSEMEN RIDE AGAIN AT THE CORNELIA STREET CAFÉ

THURSDAY, MAY 30 FROM 6P.M. TO 8 P.M.

BOB QUATRONE, HOST



$8 ADMISSION GIVES YOU A DRINK


READERS:


VIVIANA GRELL    RON KOLM    LARISSA SHMAILO    EVE PACKER    
 ROBERT GIBBONS    BONI JOI    RONNA LEBO    GORDON GILBERT JR     
CYNTHIA TORONTO    EVIE IVY    PATRICIA CARRAGON     
JANE ORMEROD    GEORGE WALLACE





The Cornelia Street Café
29 Cornelia Street
New York, NY 10014


Phone:
212.989.9319

BY SUBWAY
A, B, C, D, E, F, and M to West 4th St. or 1 to Christopher St.-Sheridan Square.


WWW.HOPSTOP.COM/