Saturday, January 2, 2016

The Long Island Special--George Wallace and Friends, Russ Green and Vicki Iorio Hit Brooklyn Saturday, February 6 at 2:30 p.m.

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2016

Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents a Long Island Special--George Wallace and Friends--with Russ Green and Vicki Iorio, on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights and there's an open mic as well.

Brownstone Poets presents:

George Wallace

Russ Green

Vicki Iorio

Saturday, February 6, 2016 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

R to Court Street

4 or  to 5 Borough Hall

For more directions:

Please check the MTA's "The Weekender" for all transit updates.

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

Curated by Patricia Carragon


Photo Credit: Charles Peter Watson

George Wallace is a writer in residence at the Walt Whitman Birthplace, author of 29 chapbooks of poetry, and Poet Laureate of the National Beat Poetry Festival. He's co-editor of Great Weather For Media and teaches at Pace University in Manhattan. Recent appearances include the Ledbury Poetry 
Festival, Festival D'Avignon, and in readings alongside Donovan and Thurston Moore.

Russ Green is a Graduate of Hofstra University. He is co-editor at Great Weather for Media and puts on poetry and arts events at the Brickhouse Brewery on Long Island in addition to hosting and curating poetry at Alive After 5 and Bradstock music festivals and The International Beat poetry Festival. Russ has read his work from New Orleans to Santa Fe and interesting places in between. His first book, Gimme Back My Radio, is out with Night Ballet Press. He can usually be found communing with the mountains in Vermont with interesting artist friends or roaming the docks of Port Jefferson Harbor at night with his tuxedo cat. 

Vicki Iorio is the author of  Poems from the Dirty Couch. Her chapbook, Send Me a Letter will be published by dancinggirlpress this spring. Her poetry has been published in various print and online publications. 

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