Hi Poets, Writers, and Friends,
I’m taking a break in July from the Brownstone Poets. Need the rest and strength for my new job in retail.
No Readings for Saturday, July 2 at Park Plaza Restaurant
No Readings for Tuesday, July 19 at Tillies of Brooklyn
But . . . please come back in August for more great poetry and fun:
Saturday, August 6: Tina Chan, Gregory Vincent St. Thomasino, and Jacob Victorine at Park Plaza Restaurant
Tuesday, August 16: Carolyn Ota and David Lawton at Tillies of Brooklyn
The 19th Annual Poets House Showcase
I’m happy to announce that The Brownstone Poets 2011 Anthology is to be showcased at Poets House.
Please come to Poets House and enjoy the beauty and emotion that is poetry.
Tuesday, June 28–Saturday, July 30
The 19th Annual Poets House Showcase
Members Preview: Tuesday, June 28, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Opening Reception: Tuesday, June 28, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
On view: through July 30 during regular library hours
Poets House 10 River Terrace – New York, NY 10282
SUBWAY Take the 1, 2, 3, A or C lines to Chambers Street Station. Walk west along Chambers and take a left at River Terrace.
BUS The M22 runs along Chambers between North End Ave and the Lower East Side. The M20 travels from the Upper West Side and the southern tip of Battery Park City to North End Ave. The Downtown Connection, a free Lower Manhattan shuttle bus, travels to North End Ave from South Street Seaport and from Broadway along Murray Street; for more information, visit: www.downtownny.com
FERRY Monday through Friday, ferry riders from New Jersey can travel via NY Waterway and disembark at the Port Authority Ferry Terminal at the World Financial Center and walk north to River Terrace.
My Review for Susan Maurer’s Maerchen in the June Issue of Gently Read Literature
Maerchen, Susan H. Maurer, Maverick Duck Press, 2008
Mythology, colored by Druid shamans, inspired Susan H. Maurer to document her poetic journey, Maerchen. Like a Celtic design, Maurer’s thirteen poems weave the past into the 21st Century. Her fascination with Celtic history began in the basement of the Jefferson Market Library in Greenwich Village, New York, where she read about the Celts and Druids in The Encyclopedia of Religion. Although the facts of this edition of The Encyclopedia of Religion were questionable according to a revised edition, learning about the myths and poetic traditions sent Maurer on her Celtic quest. (Read more at http://gentlyread.wordpress.com/2011/06/01/through-celtic-eyes-patricia-carragon-on-susan-maurers-maerchen/)
Please also check out Susan Maurer’s Poetry Thin Air Interview on Youtube:
Poetry Thin Air Interview – Susan Maurer
Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights
The Brownstone Poets presents:
Saturday, June 4 at 2:30 p.m.
220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and 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
Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan, the appointed Suffolk County Poet Laureate for 2009 – 2011, is the founder and president of The North Sea Poetry Scene, Inc. and The North Sea Poetry Scene Press. She was nominated for Pulitzer Prize in 2006 for her book, Let Me Tell You Something. She is listed in Poets & Writers. She is also the editor of Long Island Sounds Anthology, the host of TNSPS’s Arts Forum TV Show on CH. 20 on Cablevision in Riverhead, N.Y. and the Lead Poetry Jurist for the East End Arts Council, Riverhead, N.Y. Her four chapbooks are The Bitter, The Sweet, One Woman’s Voice, Let Me Tell You Something and For Michael. Tammy’s fifth chapbook is Life’s a Beach. She hosts a reading in Patchogue.