Brevitas at The Bowery Poetry Club

 Short poem enthusiasts get ready! City Lore, an organization devoted to urban folk culture, and the Bowery Poetry Club will present the 8th Annual Brevitas Festival of The Short Poem on Sunday, November 6 from 2 to 5 p.m., hosted by Bob Holman with flourishes by Flash Rosenberg. 
Brevitas is an internet community of invited poets who e-mail one to two original poems (14 lines max) to the group on the 1st and the 15th of each month. This reading and book release party is the annual occasion for  Brevitas poets to actually meet in person.  The program features each poet’s top hits for 2011. 
Brevitas’ founders are poets Jim Pignetti and Steve Zeitlin, founder and executive director of City Lore. 
Admission $7 includes a free copy of the anthology
guest poets will be invited to sign up for the short poem open mic (14 lines max)
The Bowery Poetry Club
302 Bowery (between Houston and Bleecker Streets)
NYC  212-614-0505
http://www.bowery poetry club.com
D and F to Broadway-Lafayette Station 
6 to Bleecker Street Station
R to Prince Street Station

The following Brevitas poets will be reading:

 

Alicia Vasquez
Andrew Kaufman
Angelo Verga
Bob Heman
Bob Holman
Carolyn Wells
Christian Garaud
Cindy Hochman
Claudia Carlson
D.F. August
Dorothea Hutton Scher
Ed Smith
Eileen Hennessy
Esther Cohen
Esther Smith
Evie Ivy
Flash Rosenberg
Georgia Faust
Hal Sirowitz
Holly Anderson
James McMenamin
Jan Castro
Jeff Wright
Jim Pignetti
John J. Trause
Juanita Torrence Thompson
Karen Neuberg
Katrinka Moore
Leigh Harrison
Leslie Prosterman
Nathan A. Versace
Patricia Carragon
Richard Storm
Sanford Fraser
Sparrow
Steve Zeitlin
Sue Machlin
Susan Gerardi
Tsaurah Litsky
Zev Shanken

Will try to attend but may not be able to:

Caroline Beasley-Baker
Gil Fagiani
Maria Lisella
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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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