Brevitas 10th Annual Festival of the Short Poem

Brevitas 10th Annual Festival of the Short Poem, Sun, 11/10 at 1 p.m.



Brevitas 10th Annual Festival of the Short Poem, Sun, 11/10 at 1 p.m. at The Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery, NYC 10012

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Poet-members Jim Pignetti and Steve Zeitlin (founder of City Lore) launched brevitas by inviting a variety of poets to share original, short poems (14 lines max) with each other via email on the 1st and 15th of each month. Now, a decade later, this community has grown to over 50 poets. The Festival of the Short Poem is their annual gathering− poems are projected and, books are signed, and literary antics ensue. Laughter, pith and meaning collide.

Co-hosts for this brevitas’ 10th Anniversary Festival are Tony-nominated stage and screen actor Paul Hecht, host of the popular poetry series at the Cornelia Street Cafe celebrating birthdays of historic, short-poem luminaries, and photographer, cartoonist, poet and Renaissance woman Flash Rosenberg.

Tickets: $10.00 (includes a copy of the accompanying printed anthology)

List of Brevitas Poets:

1.      Steve Zeitlin
2.      Jeffrey Cyphers Wright
3.      Carolyn Wells
4.      Nathan A Versace
5.      Alicia Vasquez
6.      John J. Trause
7.      Juanita Torrence-Thompson
8.      Richard Storm
9.      Gerd Stern
10.     Sparrow
11.     Ed Smith
12.     Hal Sirowitz
13.     Zev Shanken
14.     Dorothea Hutton Scher
15.     Flash Rosenberg
16.     Thomas Rigney
17.     Leslie Prosterman
18.     Helen Peterson
19.     Karen Neuberg
20.     Katrinka Moore
21.     Tsaurah Litzky
22.     Maria Lisella
23.     Ron Kolm
24.     Andrew Kaufman
25.     Evie Ivy
26.     Cindy Hochman
27.     Bob Heman
28.     Leigh Harrison
29.     Christian Garaud
30.     Gil Fagiani
31.     Steve Dalachinsky
32.     Esther Cohen
33.     Jan Garden Castro
34.     Patricia Carragon
35.     Claudia Carlson
36.     Maura Candela
37.     Amy Barone
38.     Dorothy Friedman August


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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