Saturday, July 8, 2017

Patricia Carragon July Events

Patricia Carragon July Events

A Garden Variety of Poetry and Prose at the 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden
Saturday, July 22, from 3:30 5:30

with Patricia Carragon, Arden Levine, and Richard Jeffrey Newman, and friends

A Garden Variety - POETRY and PROSE, hosted by Mindy Levokove.
Words among the bleeding hearts and the tomatoes.
Open mic—Bring your words and sign up to read 
6th Street and Avenue B
New York, NY, 10009

Free Event



Berl’s Poetry Shop

Rooms of Our Own: Women Read Poetry and Prose

Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 7 p.m.

With Tsaurah Litsky, Nancy Mercado, Patricia Carragon, Elisabet Velasquez

141 Front St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

FREE Event!

F train to York


Tsaurah Litzky is a widely published, Pushcart Prize nominated, poet, performer and writer of fiction, memoir, erotica, plays and commentary. Her major poetry collections are "Baby On The Water" (Long Shot Productions) and "Cleaning The Duck" (Bowery Books). The most recent of her sixteen poetry chapbooks is "Full Lotus - Poems about Yoga" (Night Ballet Press). She has performed her work in over fifty venues. Most recently she presented her poetry in Prague at the High Holy Mass of Poetry via Skype. Tsaurah believes it’s a privilege to be a poet. 
Nancy Mercado is the editor of the "Nuyorican Women Writers Anthology" published in Voices e/Magazine, an online literary journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College- CUNY. She is a guest curator for the Museum of American Poetics and assistant editor for; a website dedicated to addressing the issue of climate change. The author of "It Concerns the Madness" (Long Shot Productions), her work has been extensively anthologized. For more information, go to:
Patricia Carragon’s latest book is “Innocence” (Finishing Line Press, 2017) and the "Cupcake Chronicles” is forthcoming from Poets Wear Prada. Patricia curates the Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology. She is a member of Brevitas, Pen Literary Workshop, Woman Writers in Bloom, and Tamarind. She is one of the executive editors of Home Planet News Online.
Elisabet Velasquez is a Puerto Rican writer, mother, feminist from Bushwick, Brooklyn. Her work has been nominated for Best Of The Net. Her poems have appeared in numerous publications including Huffington Post, Muzzle, Latina and Vibe Magazine. She is a VONA alumni, a 2017 Poets House Fellow and the author of the chapbook "PTSD." You can find her online at:

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