Brownstone Poets 2012 Anthology News

A Labor of Love is Now A Celebration of Love–

the Love of Poetry and Prose. 

 

The
Brownstone Poets 2012 Anthology Book Event

A Celebration
of Poetry in Brooklyn

Sunday, June
24

7 p.m. to
8:30 p.m.

BookCourt

 
 

163 Court
Street

Cobble Hill,
Brooklyn, NY 11201   Phone # (718)
875-3677

Take the F or
G to Bergen St., R to Court St.,4 or 5 to Borough Hall

Hosted & Curated by Patricia
Carragon

Admission is Free!

Sorry, this will be not be an open mic event!

The anthologies will sell for $8 at BookCourt.


Copies of the anthologies are with Poets House for the 20th Annual Showcase on Saturday, June 30.  Details to come . . .  

Congrats
to the contributors (the features from last year and the poets who
came to support the Brownstone Poets venues)
and the Guest Poet who will be getting their
comp copy.

We are so happy to have in this issue:

Our First Guest Poet:


GEORGE WALLACE

George
Wallace is a regular on the NYC poetry scene, who tours the US and Europe to
read, lecture, and conduct workshops. Writer in Residence at the Walt Whitman
Birthplace, he’s author of 22 chapbooks in the US, UK, Italy, and Greece.  Recent appearances: US: Woody Guthrie
Festival (Okemah, OK); Mabel Dodge Luhan House (Taos, NM); Church of Beethoven
(Albuquerque, NM); Beyond Baroque (Los Angeles, CA); the John Steinbeck Center
(Salinas, CA); Beat Museum (San Francisco, CA); and Lowell Celebrates Kerouac
Festival (Lowell, MA). UK: Robert Burns Centre (Dumfries, Scotland); the Dylan
Thomas Centre (Swansea, Wales); Citizen 32 (Manchester, England); John Ruskin’s
Brantwood (Cumbria, England).

Here’s the current List of Contributors who will come to read and the list is still growing:

AMY HOLMAN

AUSTIN ALEXIS

BERNARD BLOCK

BOB HEMAN

CINDY HOCHMAN

DEAN KOSTOS

DONNA HUNT

ELIZABETH HARRINGTON

ELLIOT ABOSH

EVIE IVY

GAIL FISHMAN GERWIN

IRIS BERMAN

JAMES MCMENAMIN

JOSEPH CHARLES REBIS, JR.

KATHRYN M. FAZIO

LAURA BOSS

LINDA LERNER

MARY ASKIN-JENCSIK

MATTHEW ANISH

MINDY LEVOKOVE

MIREYA PEREZ

PATRICIA CARRAGON

PETER MARRA

RICHARD FEIN

TANTRA-ZAWADI

TINA CHAN

VALERIE CONTI

VELEZ MOORE

VICKI IORIO

ZEV SHANKEN

ZEV TORRES

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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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