Tantra-zawadi and Richard Marx Weinraub at Tillie’s of Brooklyn, Tuesday, May 17 at 7 p.m.




Poetry Grows In Ft. Greene



The Brownstone Poets Presents:

Tantra-zawadi and Richard Marx Weinraub


Tuesday, May 17

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 emails: pattiekake@earthlink.net










Bios:

Tantra-zawadi (Brooklyn, New York) – performance poet, published author and filmmaker, has performed to standing room audiences at venues as far away as South Africa and Germany. Her poetry has appeared in Essence Magazine and her film A Silent Genocide – A Brief Insight into HIV/AIDS, was part of the 2010 Cine Mostra AIDS screenings in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Partial proceeds from her book Gathered at Her Sky (PWP Books) is going to Girl-Child Network Worldwide. Tantra, a member of Collective Spirits, appears on compilations with Do It Now Recordings and Gotta Keep Faith Records. Follow Tantra on line at www.tantra-zawadi.com.


Related to the Marx Brothers through his mother, Richard Marx Weinraub was born in New York City in 1949; he taught literature and creative writing courses at the University of Puerto Rico from 1987 through 2010.   A book of his poetry entitled Wonder Bread Hill was published in 2002 by the University of Puerto Rico Press. His poetry has appeared in many magazines including The Paris Review, South Carolina Review, Green Mountains Review, North American Review, Measure, Slate, Lips, River Styx, and The Evansville Review.  Wonder Bread Hill has been translated into Spanish, and it was recently published by Terranova Press. A chapbook of his poetry entitled Heavenly Bodies was published in 2008 by Poets Wear Prada, and a poem from it was nominated for a 2009 Pushcart Prize.

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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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