Yuyutsu RD Sharma and Sweta Srivastava Vikram on Tuesday, January 18

The Brownstone Poets Presents:

Yuyutsu RD Sharma and Sweta Srivastava Vikram 
Tuesday, January 18


Starts at 7p.m. – Sign up at 6:45 p.m. – We must be out by 9 p.m.


Tillies of Brooklyn
248 DeKalb Ave. (corner of Vanderbilt and DeKalb)
Brooklyn, NY 11205 Phone # (718) 783-6140


Take the J, R or Q trains to DeKalb Avenue, the C to Lafayette, the G to Clinton/Washington
2, 3, 4, 5 to Nevins St.


$3 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Limited Open Mic – one poem (3-minute limit)


Curated by Patricia Carragon email: pattiekake@earthlink.net





Yuyutsu RD Sharma

Recipient of fellowships and grants from The Rockefeller Foundation, Ireland Literature Exchange, Trubar Foundation, Slovenia, The Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature and The Foundation for the Production and Translation of Dutch Literature, Yuyutsu RD Sharma is a distinguished poet and translator.
He was born at Nakodar, Punjab, and moved to Nepal at an early age. He has published eight poetry collections including, Annapurnas and Stains of Blood: Life Travels and Writing on a Page of Snow (Nirala Publications, New Delhi) and Space Cake, Amsterdam and Other Poems from Europe and America (Howling Dog Press) and http://www.WayToEverest.de: A photographic and Poetic Journey to the Foot of Everest, (Epsilonmedia, Germany) with German photographer Andreas Stimm and edited and translated several anthologies of Nepali poetry into English. Yuyutsu’s own work has been translated into German, French, Italian, Slovenian, Hebrew, Spanish and Dutch. 
Yuyutsu lives in Kathmandu where he edits Pratik, A Magazine of Contemporary Writing. Half the year, he travels all over the world to read his works but goes trekking in the Himalayas when back home.

Sweta Srivastava Vikram
Sweta Srivastava Vikram (www.swetavikram.com), a 2010 Pushcart-nominee, is the author of two chapbooks of poetry from Modern History Press: Kaleidoscope: An Asian Journey of Colors and Because All Is Not Lost and co-author of two poetry collections from Cyberwit: Whispering Woes of Ganges & Zambezi and Not All Birds Sing (upcoming). Niyogi Books will publish her first fiction Novel, Perfectly Untraditional in 2011. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in literary journals, online publications, and anthologies across three continents and six countries. Sweta has held artist residencies, done readings, and taught creative writing workshops across the globe. She was short-listed for the Unisun Poetry Prize and was offered a part scholarship for a workshop with VONA. She is a graduate of Columbia University and lives in New York City with her husband. Follow her on Twitter (@ssvik) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/Words.By.Sweta).

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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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