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

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