Thursday, September 19, 2013

Rosalie Calabrese and George Spencer at Cafe Dada, Tues, 10/15 at 7:30 p.m.



POETRY GROWS IN PARK SLOPE

 

Brownstone Poets presents Rosalie Calabrese and George Spencer on Tuesday, October 15 at the new time of 7:30 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:

Rosalie Calabrese and George Spencer


Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Starts at 7:30 p.m. (new time) – Sign up at 7:15 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
patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/
 

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BIOS:
 


Rosalie Calabrese is a native New Yorker and management consultant for the arts whose poems have appeared in publications ranging from And Then to Cosmopolitan, Jewish Currents to Poetry New Zealand, as well as The New York Times and other newspapers, several anthologies (including the 1997 Anthology of Magazine Verse & Yearbook of American Poetry) and on the Web. A writer of short stories and books and lyrics for musicals in addition to poetry and press releases, she is listed in the Poets & Writers Directory of American Poets and Fiction Writers, as well as various versions of Who’s Who.




George Spencer interviews poets and does documentaries about multi-media artists on Manhattan Neighborhood Network. A book of his poems, Unpious Pilgrim, was published by Fly By Night Press. Recent fiction is in Evergreen Review. Reason on the Run Press, (Quito, Ecuador), recently released a chappete of exquisite corpses, Molly and Me, about the last chapter of Joyces’ Ulysses. He just finished a feature film about Thomas Jefferson, the Marquis de Sade, and Sally Hemings. He is writing the script for a film about Flaubert in Egypt and is finishing a documentary about Nick Zedd, creator of The Cinema of Transgression.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Cynthia Atkins and Karen Neuberg at Park Plaza Restaurant, Saturday, 10/5 at 2:30 p.m.



POETRY GROWS IN BROOKLYN HEIGHTS

Brownstone Poets presents Cynthia Atkins and Karen Neuberg, October 5 at 2:30 p.m. at 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:

Cynthia Atkins and Karen Neuberg
Saturday, October 5 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 or 5 to 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/





patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/



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BIOS:


 
Cynthia Atkins was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, and received an MFA from Columbia University's School of the Arts. She is the author of Psyche’s Weather and a new collection, In the Event of Full Disclosure (CW, Wordtech, 2013). Her poems have appeared in numerous journals, including, Alaska Quarterly Review, American Letters & Commentary, BOMB, Del Sol Review, Florida Review, Harpur Palate, Le Zaporogue, The Journal, North American Review, Thrush Poetry Journal, The Toronto Quarterly, and Verse Daily, among many others. Her poems were nominated for 2011 and 2012 Pushcart Prizes, and her awards and honors include, The New Voice Award from the Writer’s Voice, and fellowships from Bread Loaf and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Formerly, Atkins worked as assistant director for the Poetry Society of America, and also worked as artistic director for Writers@Jordan House. She is currently assistant professor of English at Virginia Western Community College. She lives on the Maury River of Rockbridge County, VA with her family. For more information, visit Cynthia at http://www.cynthiaatkins.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cynthia-Atkins/19049006766....


 


Karen Neuberg lives and writes in Brooklyn, NY. Her work appears or is forthcoming in the anthologies Child of My Child, A Slant of Light: Contemporary Women Writers of the Hudson Valley, and Riverine as well as in online and print journals including Barrow Street, DIAGRAM, Levure Litterature, Memoir (and), Nassau Review, and Poets for Living Waters. Her chapbook, Detailed Still, was published by Poets Wear Prada. She’s a five-time Pushcart and a Best of the Net nominee, holds an MFA from the New School, and is associate editor of First Literary Review-East. Links to her work can be found at karenneuberg.blogspot.com.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

REMINDER: Gregory Crosby and Sarah Sarai at Cafe Dada, Tues, 9/17 at 7:30 p.m.



REMINDER:



Brownstone Poets presents Gregory Crosby and Sarah Sarai on Tuesday, September 17 at the new time of 7:30 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:

Gregory Crosby and Sarah Sarai


Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Starts at 7:30 p.m. (new time) – Sign up at 7:15 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


patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/




Gregory Crosby used to be an art critic, but then thought better of it. His poetry has appeared in several journals, including Court Green, Epiphany, Copper Nickel, Leveler, Ping Pong, & Rattle. In 2002, as a poetry consultant to the City of Las Vegas, he was instrumental in the creation of the Lewis Avenue Poets Bridge, a public art project in downtown Las Vegas. His dedicatory poem for the project, “The Long Shot,” was subsequently reproduced in bronze and installed in the park, and was included in the 2008 anthology Literary Nevada: Writings from the Silver State (University of Nevada Press). He is co-editor of the online poetry journal Lyre Lyre, and is currently co-curator of the long-running EARSHOT reading series. 




Sarah Sarai is the love child of a swimming pool and the Long Island Sound. Her poems are in Boston Review, Threepenny Review, POOL, Pank, Lyre Lyre, Ping Pong Journal (of the Henry Miller Memorial Library). They are in anthologies including Say It Loud: Poems About James Brown (Whirlwind) and Gathered: Contemporary Quaker Poets (Sundress); in her collection, The Future Is Happy (BlazeVOX), and the chapbooks I Feel Good (Beard of Bees) and Emily Dickinson’s Coconut Face (Dusie Kollektiv). Her fiction is in Fairy Tale Review, Tampa Review, Homestead Review, and more. She reviews for The Rumpus and Lambda Literary; is contributing editor at The Writing Disorder; blogs at My 3,000 Loving Arms.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Reminder: Poets George H. Northrup and Tom Oleszczuk to Read at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat. 9/7 at 2:30 p.m.




Brownstone Poets presents poets George H. Northrup and 
Tom Oleszczuk, September 7 at 2:30 p.m. at 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:

George H. Northrup and Tom Oleszczuk

Saturday, September 7 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/




George H. Northrup
is President of the Fresh Meadows Poets in Queens, NY, Board member of the Society that selects the Nassau County Poet Laureate, former President of the NewYork State Psychological Association, and currently on the Council that governs the American Psychological Association.  Recent publications include First Literary Review—East, Generations, Long Island Quarterly, Möbius, The Poetry Magazine, Performance Poets Association Literary Review, The Buddhist Review, and The New York Times. He has attended workshops with Stephen Dunn, Laura McCullough, Mark Doty, and CK Williams and was an invited lecturer at the New York Poetry Forum (“How Poetry Cures,” May 12, 2012).  Website:
http://www.georgehnorthrup.com/Poetry.html
 

A former college professor and university administrator,  
Tom Oleszczuk has published in small poetry journals in New York and elsewhere (New Press Literary Quarterly, Pivot, Poetalk, among others), and has had work in edited collections (including The Brownstone Poets Anthology and Lunch with the Muse). He has several chapbooks, including Time Off for Good Behavior and A Million Tons of Rubble. Several poems have appeared online, including roguescholars.com and First Literary Review-East. He has given numerous readings in the NYC area, hosted readings in Brooklyn and Manhattan, and edited broadsheets and anthologies. Tom now lives in Sag Harbor, with his wife Heidi and their four cats.