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
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
$3 donation + food/drink (wine and beer available) – Open-Mic
Curated by Patricia Carragon
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.