Monday, July 29, 2013

July Publication News




Thank you Cindy Hochman and Karen Neuberg for another superlative issue of First Literary Review-East.  The Summer Issue is a real treat.

Check out my Baseball Haiku, as well as selections from:

Bob Heman, Lois S. Bassen, Jee Leong Koh, Reena Prasad, Katrinka Moore, Melanie M. Eyth, Evie Ivy, Peter V. Dugan, John Saunders, Claudia Serea, Jeanette Geraci, Kanchan Chatterjee, Ricky Garni, Karen Neuberg, Carol Oberg, Shelley Ann Hainer, Zev Shanken, Sam Pirro, Sandra Kolankiewicz,steve dalachinsky, Peter Bové, Jeff Santosuosso, David Francis,Alice Twombly, Vaughan Rapatahana, Mark McKain, Amy Barone, Juanita Torrence-Thompson, Neil Ellman, and Rebecca Gimblett.

Click on the link at  http://www.rulrul.4mg.com/.

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Carragon and Ormerod on Poetryvlog.com




I am happy to share this wonderful video created by Michael Mart and George Wallace for poetryvlog.com




Jane Ormerod and I were featured at the beloved Jujomukti Lounge back in August 2012.  It was hosted by the one and only George Wallace.  Thank you again George for asking me to read.
 Patricia Carragon's selections:
"Scheduled Departures"
"Bird Watch"
"The Invasion of Literary Brooklyn"
"Bridge Poses (for New York Yogis)"
 
Jane Ormerod's selection:
"The Vernacular of the Entitled"
 
Click on http://www.poetryvlog.com/  or go to youtube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWLhIIWIzW8 and enjoy. 
 
 
 






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Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Annual Jewish Spoken Word (and more) Evening: A matzoh-ball soup of poetry, fiction, humor and song




Annual Jewish Spoken Word (and more) Evening: A matzoh-ball soup of poetry, fiction, humor and song



Friday,  July 19th, 2013


at The Cornelia Street Café
29 Cornelia St., Greenwich Village, NY 10014, (betw. Bleecker & W. 4th Sts.)

6–8:00 P.M. (doors open ~5:45 PM, sign up for limited open-mic)


Host:  Madeline Artenberg


$8 admission includes a free drink


Subway: A/B/C/D/E/F/M to West Fourth St.  #1 to Christopher St.

For more Travel Info:

www.hopstop.com/




Featured Performers:


Poetry:   
Madeline Artenberg  Patricia Carragon   GabrielLevicky     Tsaurah Litzky   Carol Schoen   Sheryl H. Simler   Miriam Stanley


Fiction:  
Ken Wishnia   Steve Wishnia    


Song:  
Sheryl H. Simler    


Humor:  Lots of it!


Venue Contact:  www.corneliastreetcafe.com, 212-989-9319, 

Event Contact:  Madeline Artenberg, madderpoet@erols.com


Bios:

Madeline Artenberg’s poetry has appeared in many print and online publications, such as Vernacular and Rattle.  She won Lyric Recovery and Poetry Forum prizes and was semi-finalist in the 2005 contest of Margie, The American Journal of Poetry.  In 2006, Rogue Scholars Press published Awakened:  poems by Madeline Artenberg and poems by Iris N. Schwartz.  The play, The Old In-and-Out, based on Madeline’s poetry and Karen Hildebrand’s, directed by Kat Georges, garnered raves in June, 2013.


Patricia Carragon’s publication credits include Best Poem, BigCityLit, CLWN WR, Clockwise Cat, Danse Macabre, Inertia, Möbius,ThePoetryMagazine, Lips, Marymark Press, Mad Hatters’ Review, The Toronto Quarterly, and others. She curates the Brooklyn-based Brownstone Poets and edits its annual anthology. Her latest book is Urban Haiku and More (Fierce Grace Press, 2010). 


Gabriel Ariel Levicky was born in the former Czechoslovakia to Holocaust survivors.  Inspired by American Beats and music, he embarked on a search, publishing his first book of poetry.  In 1979, he escaped to the US.  In 1982, he ran poetry readings in San Francisco, got involved with a Beat magazine, Beatitude, and published his second book of poetry, The Unknown Poetry # 2. His poetry collection, B(lack) & W(hite) Wet Paint Poems, was published by Xlibris. He is also author of a farce/lampoon (as Emir Gabpashaberger, the founder and destroyer of Jews For Jihad, orgasmization).


Tsaurah Litzky is an internationally published multi-faceted writer who writes novels, plays, poetry, erotica and commentary. However, poetry is her heart. Her second major collection, Cleaning The Duck , was published by Bowery Books.  Audible Book has recently acquired her memoir, Flasher, and a second memoir, Harborview is in the works.


Carol Schoen began writing poetry at the age of 82 and has been chugging along happily ever since, occasionally even getting some poems


Sheryl Helene Simler is an actively-featured, prize-winning poet from NYC.  Her work has been widely-published, including a chapbook entitled Parenthesis, put out by Poets Wear Prada, and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.  Sheryl is also a singer-songwriter, a monologist, an artist and has acted in community-theater groups.


Miriam Stanley has been published in several anthologies and in many online and printed journals. She has two books published: Get Over It and Not to Be Believed. (Rogue Scholars Press). She has performed in Israel and the United States.


Kenneth Wishnia’s novels have been nominated for the Edgar Allan Poe Award, the Anthony and Macavity Awards, and made “Best of the Year” lists at the Washington Post, Library Journal, and The Jewish Press. His novel The Fifth Servant won a Premio Letterario awarded by the Italian chapter of the Women’s International Zionist Organization. He teaches writing, literature and other deviant forms of thought at Suffolk Community College on Long Island.


Steven Wishnia is a journalist, novelist, and bass player. He is the author of three books, most recently the novel When the Drumming Stops (Manic D Press). His essay/memoir “Wie Bist Die Gewesen Vor Punk-Rock?” is in Jews: A People’s History of the Lower East Side, Vol. 2.