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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