PAM LASKIN and JAMES MCMENAMIN Read at Park Plaza Restaurant Sat, 10/2 at 2:30 P.M.

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights

The Brownstone Poets presents:



Saturday, October 2 at 2:30 p.m.

Park Plaza Restaurant
220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St. & Pineapple Walk
Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718 – 596 – 5900
Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street,
4, 5 or R to Court Street, Borough Hall

$3 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Open Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon



Pamela L. Laskin is a lecturer in the English Department, where she directs the Poetry Outreach Center. Ms. Laskin’s poems have been published as well as four poetry chapbooks: DEAR HADES; IN A GLASS BALL; TILL DEATH DO US PART and TRICK OR TREAT. GRAND CENTRAL STATION, a full-length collection, was published in 2003, and since that time REMEMBERING FIREFLIES (Plain View Press); SECRETS OF SHEETS (Plain View Press); GHOSTS, GOBLINS, GODS AND GEODES (World Audience) and Van Gogh’s Ear (Cervena Barva Press) have been published. Publish America recently published a book of children’s poetry that she co-authored with Jeanette Adams, a well-known African American children’s poet, and also Elise Buchman, ANIMALS CRACKERS AND THEIR FRIENDS. Tudor Press published GETTING TO KNOW YOU, a YA novel, in 2003. Her published children’s books include A WISH UPON A STAR (Magination Press); HISTORICAL HEROIC HORSES (McGraw-Hill); MUSIC FROM THE HEART (Bantam) and THE BURIED TREASURE (McGraw-Hill). She is a member of Poets & Writers; The American Academy of Poets; The Poetry Society of America; and The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.

James McMenamin has read poetry on the open mic circuit for over a decade. He’s a member/facilitator of the N.Y. stories writing group held at City Lore, and a founding member of a monthly writing workshop held at the Hudson Park Branch library. His work has appeared in NOMAD’S CHOIR, AFTERWORD, and PERFORMANCE POETS ASSOC., among others. He is thrilled to be part of the BREVITAS family.

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 latest books are "The Cupcake Chronicles" (Poets Wear Prada, 2017) and "Innocence" (Finishing Line Press, 2017). She hosts the Brooklyn-based Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology. Patricia is a member of brevitas, Pen Women's Literary Workshop, Women Writer's in Bloom,and Tamarind. She is one of the Executive Editors for Home Planet News Online. For more information, please check out her other website at: ---Performances --- ---Publications--- ---Series Schedule--- ---Bookstore--- ---Poetry Corner--- ---Online Reviews of My Books--- ---Follow Me on Goodreads--- ---Check Out My Author Page on--- Amazon.Com ---Become My Fan on ReverbNation--- ---Like My Page on FaceBook--- ----THE BROWNSTONE POETS READING SERIES:---- ---4th Saturday Readings (3rd Saturday if the 4th Saturday falls on a religious holiday). No reading in December. --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---

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