MITCH CORBER and JOHN J. TRAUSE at Park Plaza on May 1 at 2:30 p.m.

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn

The Brownstone Poets Presents:at Park Plaza Restaurant

Saturday, May 1 at 2:30 p.m.

MITCH CORBER and JOHN J. TRAUSE

Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West, near Clark St. and Pineapple Walk Brooklyn, NY 11201

718-596-5900

Subways:

A/C to High St., 2/3 to Clark St., 4/5/M/R to Court St./Borough Hall

$3 Donation – plus Food/Drink

Open Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon

email: pattiekake@earthlink.net

http://brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/

https://patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/
http://myspace.com/pattiekake8
http://en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712

BIOS

MITCH CORBER

Producer-videographer of Poetry Thin Air Cable Show on MNN, Mitch Corber has read his mysterious musical poetry throughout the city. Awardee of a NYFA fellowship, he founded the Thin Air Video Poetry DVD Archives which include Ginsberg, Corso, Ashbery, Di Prima, and Cage, as well as dozens of contemporary NYC poets. Corber’s latest book is “Quinine,” and he’s appeared in Columbia Poetry Review, Nedge, Polarity, Blackbox Manifold, Listen Light, the Long Islander, Mirage and tight.

JOHN J. TRAUSE

John J. Trause, nominated for a Pushcart Prize, has a chapbook Seriously Serial (Poets Wear Prada). His translations, poetry, and art appear in Sensations, Xavier Review, NowCulture, Off the Coast, Maintenant, Journal of NJ Poets, Lips, Xcp, Offerta Speciale, Plainsongs, US1 Worksheets, etc. His Latter-Day Litany was staged Off-Off Broadway and in revival. Trause participated in the City Lights Books 50th Anniversary celebration (Poetry Project, St. Mark’s) with Steven Van Zandt, Anne Waldman, and Karen Finley and was chosen with Jerome Rothenberg for the Visible Word exhibition reading (Stevens Institute), which paired poets and artists. He co-founded the WCW Poetry Coop. in Rutherford, NJ, serving as programmer and host. For the sake of art, Trause hung naked for one whole month in the summer of 2007 on the Art Wall of the Bowery Poetry Club. At various times in his life, he has been mistaken for being a priest, a policeman, a pimp, and a pornographer. He is none of these.

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Published by: Patricia Carragon

Brooklyn writer and poet Patricia Carragon loves cupcakes, chocolate, cats, and haiku. Her publication credits include BigCityLit, CLWN WR, Clockwise Cat, Danse Macabre, Home Planet News, Inertia, Lips, Levure littéraire, Long Island Quarterly, Mad Hatters’ Review, The Mom Egg, The Toronto Quarterly, Word Salad, and others. She is the author of "Journey to the Center of My Mind" (Rogue Scholars Press, 2005) and "Urban Haiku and More" (Fierce Grace Press, 2010). Her two books are forthcoming: "Cupcake Chronicles" from Poets Wear Prada and "Innocence" from Finishing Line Press. She hosts the Brooklyn-based Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology. Patricia is a member of Brevitas and Pen Women's Literary Workshop. She is one of the Executive Editors for Home Planet News Online. For more information, please check out her other website at: http://brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/----- ---Performances ---http://brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/p/performances.html--- ---Publications--- http://brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/p/publications-of-poems-prose-and-short.html ---Series Schedule--- http://brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/p/series-schedule_1.html ---Bookstore--- http://brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/p/bookstore.html ---Poetry Corner--- http://brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/p/patricias-poetry-corner.html ---Online Reviews of My Books--- http://brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/p/online-reviews-for-patricias-books.html ---Follow Me on Goodreads--- https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5771562.Patricia_Carragon ---Check Out My Author Page on--- Amazon.Comhttp://amazon.com/author/patricia.carragon ---Become My Fan on ReverbNation--- https://www.reverbnation.com/brownstonepoets ---Like My Page on FaceBook--- https://www.facebook.com/Brownstone-Poets-143560915675230/timeline/ ----THE BROWNSTONE POETS READING SERIES:---- ---1st Saturday Readings unless another date is requested by the restaurant's owners--- --Park Plaza Restaurant --220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St. & Pineapple Walk, Brooklyn, NY 11201-- - 718 – 596 – 5900--- 2:30PM--- ---$5 donation---food/drink - Open Mic--- Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street, R to Court Street, Borough Hall--- http://www.parkplazarestaurant.com/contact.html

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