Annual Jewish Spoken Word (and more) Evening

Annual Jewish Spoken Word (and more) Evening: A matzoh-ball soup of poetry, fiction, humor and song
Friday,  July 19th, 2013
at The Cornelia Street Café
29 Cornelia St., Greenwich Village, NY 10014, (betw. Bleecker & W. 4th Sts.)
6–8:00 P.M. (doors open ~5:45 PM, sign up for limited open-mic)
Host:  Madeline Artenberg
$8 admission includes a free drink
Subway: A/B/C/D/E/F/M to West Fourth St.  #1 to Christopher St.
For more Travel Info:
Featured Performers:
Madeline Artenberg  Patricia Carragon   GabrielLevicky     Tsaurah Litzky   Carol Schoen   Sheryl H. Simler   Miriam Stanley
Ken Wishnia   Steve Wishnia    
Sheryl H. Simler    
Humor:  Lots of it!
Venue Contact:, 212-989-9319, 
Event Contact:  Madeline Artenberg,
Madeline Artenberg’s poetry has appeared in many print and online publications, such as Vernacular and Rattle.  She won Lyric Recovery and Poetry Forum prizes and was semi-finalist in the 2005 contest of Margie, The American Journal of Poetry.  In 2006, Rogue Scholars Press published Awakened:  poems by Madeline Artenberg and poems by Iris N. Schwartz.  The play, The Old In-and-Out, based on Madeline’s poetry and Karen Hildebrand’s, directed by Kat Georges, garnered raves in June, 2013.
Patricia Carragon’s publication credits include Best Poem, BigCityLit, CLWN WR, Clockwise Cat, Danse Macabre, Inertia, Möbius,ThePoetryMagazine, Lips, Marymark Press, Mad Hatters’ Review, The Toronto Quarterly, and others. She curates the Brooklyn-based Brownstone Poets and edits its annual anthology. Her latest book is Urban Haiku and More (Fierce Grace Press, 2010). 
Gabriel Ariel Levicky was born in the former Czechoslovakia to Holocaust survivors.  Inspired by American Beats and music, he embarked on a search, publishing his first book of poetry.  In 1979, he escaped to the US.  In 1982, he ran poetry readings in San Francisco, got involved with a Beat magazine, Beatitude, and published his second book of poetry, The Unknown Poetry # 2. His poetry collection, B(lack) & W(hite) Wet Paint Poems, was published by Xlibris. He is also author of a farce/lampoon (as Emir Gabpashaberger, the founder and destroyer of Jews For Jihad, orgasmization).
Tsaurah Litzky is an internationally published multi-faceted writer who writes novels, plays, poetry, erotica and commentary. However, poetry is her heart. Her second major collection, Cleaning The Duck , was published by Bowery Books.  Audible Book has recently acquired her memoir, Flasher, and a second memoir, Harborview is in the works.
Carol Schoen began writing poetry at the age of 82 and has been chugging along happily ever since, occasionally even getting some poems
Sheryl Helene Simler is an actively-featured, prize-winning poet from NYC.  Her work has been widely-published, including a chapbook entitled Parenthesis, put out by Poets Wear Prada, and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.  Sheryl is also a singer-songwriter, a monologist, an artist and has acted in community-theater groups.
Miriam Stanley has been published in several anthologies and in many online and printed journals. She has two books published: Get Over It and Not to Be Believed. (Rogue Scholars Press). She has performed in Israel and the United States.
Kenneth Wishnia’s novels have been nominated for the Edgar Allan Poe Award, the Anthony and Macavity Awards, and made “Best of the Year” lists at the Washington Post, Library Journal, and The Jewish Press. His novel The Fifth Servant won a Premio Letterario awarded by the Italian chapter of the Women’s International Zionist Organization. He teaches writing, literature and other deviant forms of thought at Suffolk Community College on Long Island.
Steven Wishnia is a journalist, novelist, and bass player. He is the author of three books, most recently the novel When the Drumming Stops (Manic D Press). His essay/memoir “Wie Bist Die Gewesen Vor Punk-Rock?” is in Jews: A People’s History of the Lower East Side, Vol. 2.

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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