The Brownstone Poets is proud to have its annual anthology event at BookCourt on Monday, September 12 at 7 p.m. Rain or shine, this is a celebration for sixty-four diverse poets (featured poets from 2010 or poets who had frequently attended the Brownstone Poets reading series during 2010). All anthology contributors are reading for approximately three minutes each. There is a limited Open-Mic and admission is free.
The Brownstone Poets 2011 Anthology sells for $8 at BookCourt. All contributors to this anthology will get their complimentary copy at the reading if they haven’t already received one.
This is the current line-up of poets from The Brownstone Poets 2011 Anthology who will be reading at BookCourt:
Harry Bentivegna Lichtenstein
Brenda J. Gannam
Joseph Charles Rebis, Jr.
BookCourt is a charming independent bookstore dedicated to serving the Cobble Hill community and surrounding Brooklyn areas with friendly service that’s both kid and adult-friendly. This bookstore provides a wide selection of books to attract any bibliophile, as well as the Barnes and Noble aficionados. Books from local authors are welcomed at BookCourt and find homes on its shelves.
The Brownstone Poets, a Brooklyn-based literary series, is generally held twice a month: first Saturdays at Park Plaza Restaurant in Brooklyn Heights and third Tuesdays at Tillie’s of Brooklyn in Ft. Greene. It’s an Open-Mic with usually two featured readers. Patricia Carragon, the host and curator, edits its annual anthology. Her Assistant Editors are Cindy Hochman, Brenda J. Gannam, and Karen Neuberg. Ms. Carragon began this reading series back in 2005 with Evie Ivy, who was her co-hostess.
BookCourt is located at:
163 Court Street
Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Phone # (718) 875-3677
Take the F or G to Bergen St., N or R to Court St., 4 or 5 to Borough Hall