Keisha-Gaye Anderson and Charles J. Butler Read at the Linger Cafe

Poetry Grows In Boerum Hill




The Brownstone Poets Presents:Keisha-Gaye Anderson and Charles J. Butler



Tuesday, March 20

Starts at 7p.m. – Sign up at 6:45 p.m.


At Our New Venue,


The Linger Café & Lounge

533 Atlantic Ave. (between 3rd and 4th Avenues)
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, NY 11217
(347) 689-4813

Take the N, R, or D to Atlantic Avenue/Pacific Street
2, 3, 4, 5, B, or Q to Atlantic Avenue
F to Jay Street and change for the R at Metro Tech and get off at Avenue/Pacific Street
G to Hoyt-Schermerhorn and walk along Hoyt Street to Atlantic Avenue

http://www.hopstop.com/

$3 donation + food/drink (wine and beer available) – Open-Mic

 



Curated by Patricia Carragon








Bios:
Keisha-Gaye Anderson is a poet, author, screenwriter, and journalist, whose work has appeared in The Mom Egg, The Killens Review of Arts and Letters, Poetry and Performance, Poems on the Road to Peace, Small Axe Salon, and Caribbean in Transit, and Streetnotes: Cross Cultural Poetics. She is a founding poet with Poets for Ayiti. Proceeds from their 2010 poetry chapbook, For the Crowns of Your Heads, are helping to rebuild Bibliotheque du Soleil, a library razed during the earthquake in Haiti. Keisha’s poetry chapbook Circle Unbroken was self-published in 2003. She is currently a master’s degree candidate in MFA in Creative Writing Program at The City College, CUNY. Visit her on the web at www.keishagaye.com .


Charles J. Butler started out reading at the Nuyorican Café when he was seventeen. He has published his work in Abestos, the Brownstone Poets Anthology, and Rogue Scholars, among others.  He has hosted numerous Brooklyn venues;the Park Slope Poetry Project and was the Associate Editor of its publication,Erato, Your Word, at the Brooklyn Lyceum, and the Perch Cafe’s Literary Serieswith Pamela Laskin and Elise Buchman. No Shirt Press published his fullcollection of poems, 39 Poems, in 2010.
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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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