Red Barrow Poets John Barrale, Zorida Mohammed and Tony Puma Come to Read in Brooklyn

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights

The Brownstone Poets presents

The Red Barrow Poets

John Barrale, Zorinda Mohammed and Tony Puma

Saturday, August 4 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:

$4 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Open-Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon email:


John Barrale’s poetry has been published in amany literary magazines including the Red Wheel Barrow Poets’ Anthologies (Volumes I – IV,  Poetalk, The Lullwater Review, California Quarterly, Tiger’s Eye Journal, Paterson Literary Review, and The William and Mary Review. John has lived in NJ since 1978, and enjoys reading his work in a wide variety of venues throughout the metropolitan area. 
Zorida Mohammed was born in Trinidad and immigrated to America at age 18.  She is a social worker in Bergen County, NJ.  Zorida won the New Jersey State Council on the Arts Grant for Poetry in 1991-92. Her poems have been published in Folio, Fulcrum # 6 and # 7, Phoebe, The Caribbean Writer, Poem, The Oyez Review, Compass Rose, The Dirty Goat, The Spoon River Review, The Atlanta Review, and The Distillery. She has also been published in The Red Wheelbarrow for the past four years. Zorida is an active member of The Red Wheelbarrow Poets and reads frequently in Bergen County, NJ, and in New York City.


Tony Puma’s career in sales/marketing/advertising, and public relations have influenced his poetry style, being less abstract and more to-the-point.  Tony has degrees from New York University and Fairleigh Dickinson University.  He is a member of various poetry groups including: Italian-American Writers Assn., Red Wheelbarrow Poets, Sussex NJ Writers Roundtable, Poets House (NYC), South Mountain Poets,  and the Hudson Valley ‘Poets-on-the-Loose’. His view of life is through theprism of poetry;seeing, hearing, and feeling, trying to capture emotions and relate to them via words. His poems have been featured in a variety of publications. Visit his blog

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 new book "Cupcake Chronicles" is forthcoming from Poets Wear Prada winter 2015. She hosts the Brooklyn-based Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology. Patricia is a member of Brevitas, a group fiercely dedicated to short poems. 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:---- ---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--- ---$4 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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