Al Ortolani and Vincent Quartroche at the Linger Cafe and Lounge Tuesday 6/19 at 7 p.m.

Poetry Grows In Boerum Hill  

The Brownstone Poets Presents:


Al Ortolani and Vincent Quartroche

Tuesday, June 19

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

The Linger Café and 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

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

Curated by Patricia Carragon


 Al Ortolani is a teacher from Kansas. His writing has appeared in a number of

periodicals, across the United States: New Letters, New York Quarterly, The

English Journal, The Midwest Quarterly and others. He has three books of poetry, The Last Hippie of Camp 50 and Finding the Edge, published by Woodley Press at Washburn

University, and Wren’s House, recently released from Coal City Review Press in Lawrence, Kansas. He is active with the Kansas City Writer’s Place and an editor with The Little Balkans Review.

Vincent Quatroche is a journeyman educator/irritant de jour teaching in

the Communication Department @ SUNY in Western New York. He has been creating and publishing in book, audio and video formats for the past thirty years which has been widely distributed and largely ignored in the US & abroad. He is veteran of the NYC Poetry scene at venues such as Otto’s Shrunken Head, the Stark, the JujoMukti Tea Lounge and the Nightingale. For more info please


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 latest books are "The Cupcake Chronicles" (Poets Wear Prada, 2017) and "Innocence" (Finishing Line Press, 2017). She hosts the Brooklyn-based Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology. Patricia is a member of brevitas, Pen Women's Literary Workshop, Women Writer's in Bloom,and Tamarind. She is one of the Executive Editors for Home Planet News Online. For more information, please check out her other website at: ---Performances --- ---Publications--- ---Series Schedule--- ---Bookstore--- ---Poetry Corner--- ---Online Reviews of My Books--- ---Follow Me on Goodreads--- ---Check Out My Author Page on--- Amazon.Com ---Become My Fan on ReverbNation--- ---Like My Page on FaceBook--- ----THE BROWNSTONE POETS READING SERIES:---- ---4th Saturday Readings (3rd Saturday if the 4th Saturday falls on a religious holiday). No reading in December. --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---

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