Poetry Grows In Ft. Greene
The Brownstone Poets Presents:
Amy Holman and Peter Marra
Tuesday, November 15
Starts at 7p.m. – Sign up at 6:45 p.m. – We must be out by 9 p.m.
Tillie’s 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
Amy Holman is the author of Wrens Fly Through This Opened Window, published with Somondoco Press in 2010, and Wait For Me, I’m Gone, which won a Dream Horse Press chapbook prize and was published in 2005. Her poetry has been in Archaeology Magazine (online), American Letters & Commentary, Barrow Street, Failbetter, Gargoyle, The Manhattan Review, New Verse News, Poet Lore, The Potomac Review, The Same, xconnect, The Best American Poetry 1999, and the forthcoming Token Entry anthology. She has recently written for the Best American Poetry blog, We Who Are About to Die blog, and her own blog, Lending Whale. She has also written publishing essays and columns for magazines, and a book on colonies, graduate writing programs, and grants. She is a literary consultant and teacher living in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.
Peter Marra is from Williamsburg Brooklyn. Born in Brooklyn, he lived in the East Village, New York from 1979-1987 at the height of the punk – no wave movement. Peter has had a lifelong fascination with Surrealism, Dadaism, and Symbolism. His poems explore alienation, sex, love, addiction, havoc, secrets, and obsessions often recounted in an oneiric filmic haze. His work has been published or is forthcoming in Caper Literary Journal, amphibi.us, Yes Poetry, Maintenant 4 & 5, Beatnik, Crash, Danse Macabre, Clutching At Straws, O Sweet Flowery Roses, Breadcrumb Scabs,Carcinogenic, Carnage Conservatory,Dark Chaos, Subliminal Interiors, mad swirl, L.E.S. review, and Calliope Nerve. He was recently interviewed by Yes, Poetry.