The Brownstone Poets Presents:
Tuesday, May 18
7p.m. (Sign up 6:45p.m.)
We must be out by 9p.m.
R. NEMO HILL, QUINCY R. LEHR and JANE ORMEROD
Tillies of Brooklyn
248 DeKalb Ave. (corner of Vanderbilt and DeKalb)
Brooklyn, NY 11205 Phone # (718) 783-6140
Take the J, M, R or Q trains to DeKalb Avenue,
the C to Lafayette, the G to Clinton/Washington
or 2, 3, 4, 5 to Nevins St.
$3 Donation – plus Food/Drink
Limited Open Mic
Please keep to one poem (3 minute limit)
Curated by Patricia Carragon
R. Nemo Hill is the author of an illustrated novel in collaboration with painter Jeanne Hedstrom, Pilgrim’s Feather (Quantuck Lane Press, 2002), a narrative poem based upon a short story by H.P. Lovecraft, The Strange Music of Erich Zann (Hippocampus Press, 2004), and a chapbook, Prolegomena To An Essay On Satire (Modern Metrics, 2006). Forthcoming from 7Towers (Dublin) in 2010 are a mock-epic riff on Alexander Pope and a saucy conversation with Lord Byron, A Gumbo Abandoned & A Yeast Reversed. Editor of EXOT BOOKS (www.exot.typepad.com/exotbooks), his poetry and fiction have appeared in various print and online journals including Poetry, Sulfur, Smartish Pace, Shit Creek Review, Ditch, Umbrella, Census, Soundzine, and Big City Lit. He lives in New York City, but travels frequently to Southeast Asia. His travel blog, Elsewhere, can be accessed at www.rnemohill.typepad.com
Quincy R. Lehr lives in Brooklyn. His work has appeared in numerous journals in the U.S., UK, Britain, and Australia. His first book, Across the Grid of Streets, was published by Seven Towers, and his second, Obscure Classics of English Progressive Rock, is due out in 2011. He is the associate editor of The Raintown Review.
Jane Ormerod is the author of Recreational Vehicles on Fire (Three Rooms Press, 2009), 11 Films (Modern Metrics, 2008,) and the spoken word CD Nashville Invades Manhattan. She is host of the reading series Emotional Rescue at The Cornelia Street Café, performs throughout the United States and beyond, and is a founding editor at Uphook Press.