G.P.A., Donald Lev and Linda Lerner at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat, June 2 at 2:30 p.m.

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights

The Brownstone Poets presents:

G.P.A., Donald Lev and Linda Lerner

Saturday, June 2 at 2:30 p.m.

Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718 – 596 – 5900

Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street,

4, 5 or R to Court Street, Borough Hall

For more directions:

$3 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Open-Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon email:


BIOS:

 

 

G.P.A.
is a Poet and Author from the south
side of Chicago. He has written three books of Poetry, The Confessional
Heart of a Man, The Book of 24 Orgasms
,
and The Mind of a Poetic Unsub. He is
the 2012 winner of the Black Essence Award for Poetry and Charity and is
currently nominated for Poet of the Year. Currently, he is finishing a
children’s book of Poetry entitled Remembrances of a Black Boy
Donald
Lev
continues to publish Home Planet
News
, the newsprint literary review he
and his late wife, the poet Enid Dame founded in 1979. The latest collections
of his poetry are The Darkness Above: Selected Poems 1968-2002 (Red Hill, 2008), a chapbook, Only Wings (Presa, 2010), and A Very Funny Fellow (NYQ Books, 2012).

 
Linda
Lerner
 was born and educated in New
York City; New York Quarterly Books published her most recent collection, Takes
Guts & Years Sometimes
 June 2011.
 http://www.nyqbooks.org/title/takesgutsandyearssometimes. She’s previously published thirteen collections of
poetry several of which were Small Press Reviews’ Picks). she’s been nominated twice for a pushcart prize. In
1995 she and Andrew Gettler began Poets  on the Line, (http://www.echony.com/~poets)
the first poetry anthology on the Net for which she received two grants. She’s
been published in hundreds of journals, several anthologies and has read widely
across the U.S. 
 

 
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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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