Highlights from the First Brownstone Poets 2015 Anthology Reading

Highlights from the First Brownstone Poets Anthology Reading

Hello Poets and Friends,

We had an exciting day of poetry and a beautiful memorial for Bob Hart. A true celebration for the written and spoken word in Brooklyn Heights. It didn’t rain on “our parade” on Saturday, October 24, 2015. Instead, it showered words and friendship amongst peers and lovers of poetry. In spite of some cancellations, we had a full house in the back room of the Park Plaza Restaurant.

I want to thank William D. Hart and his wife, Daphne Hawkins (the family of Bob Hart), and Bruce Weber and Joanne Pagano Weber for participating in this moving memorial.

A shoutout to following Brownstone Poets 2015 Anthology contributors for sharing their words:

Austin Alexis
Babette Albin
Bob Heman
Brenda J. Gannam
Cindy Hochman
Demetrius Daniel
Edi Holley
Elliot Abosh
Erica Mapp
Ernest K. Woodley
Evie Ivy
John J. Trause
Karen Neuberg
Linda Lerner
Mireya Pérez
Noel David Cohen
Ptr Kozlowski
Ron Kolm
Rosalie Calabrese
Su Polo
Zev Torres

Thank you Fred Simpson for your Open Mic participation.

Thank you Ptr Kozlowski, Karen Neuberg, and Linda Lerner for taking most of these photos.

Hope to see you at the Second Brownstone Poets 2015 Anthology Reading at Barnes and Noble Booksellers Park Slope on Thursday, November 12 at 6:30 p.m.

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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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