Brownstone Poets presents Cynthia Atkins and Karen Neuberg, Saturday, October 5 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant


Brownstone Poets presents Cynthia Atkins and Karen Neuberg, October 5 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Enjoy the varied menu at this affordable family-run diner while listening to great poetry. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights and there’s an open mic as well.

Brownstone Poets presents:

Cynthia Atkins and Karen Neuberg
Saturday, October 5 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 or 5 to Borough Hall
For more directions:

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

Curated by Patricia Carragon



Cynthia Atkins was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, and received an MFA from Columbia University’s School of the Arts. She is the author of Psyche’s Weather and a new collection, In the Event of Full Disclosure (CW, Wordtech, 2013). Her poems have appeared in numerous journals, including, Alaska Quarterly Review, American Letters & Commentary, BOMB, Del Sol Review, Florida Review, Harpur Palate, Le Zaporogue, The Journal, North American Review, Thrush Poetry Journal, The Toronto Quarterly, and Verse Daily, among many others. Her poems were nominated for 2011 and 2012 Pushcart Prizes, and her awards and honors include, The New Voice Award from the Writer’s Voice, and fellowships from Bread Loaf and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Formerly, Atkins worked as assistant director for the Poetry Society of America, and also worked as artistic director for Writers@Jordan House. She is currently assistant professor of English at Virginia Western Community College. She lives on the Maury River of Rockbridge County, VA with her family. For more information, visit Cynthia at and….

Karen Neuberg lives and writes in Brooklyn, NY. Her work appears or is forthcoming in the anthologies Child of My Child, A Slant of Light: Contemporary Women Writers of the Hudson Valley, and Riverine as well as in online and print journals including Barrow Street, DIAGRAM, Levure Litterature, Memoir (and), Nassau Review, and Poets for Living Waters. Her chapbook, Detailed Still, was published by Poets Wear Prada. She’s a five-time Pushcart and a Best of the Net nominee, holds an MFA from the New School, and is associate editor of First Literary Review-East. Links to her work can be found at

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