REMINDER Dorothy Friedman August, Thaddeus Rutkowki, and Barbara Rosenthal on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant at 2:30 p.m.

REMINDER

Dorothy Friedman August, Thaddeus Rutkowki, and Barbara Rosenthal on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant at 2:30 p.m.

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2016
 
Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005
 
Brownstone Poets presents Dorothy Friedman August, Thaddeus Rutkowki, and Barbara Rosenthal on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights and there’s an open mic as well.
Brownstone Poets presents:
 
Dorothy Friedman August
 
Thaddeus Rutkowki
 
Barbara Rosenthal
Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.

Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718 – 596 – 5900

Subways:

Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street

R to Court Street


4 or  to 5 Borough Hall

For more directions:

Please check the MTA’s “The Weekender” for all transit updates. 

http://web.mta.info/weekender.html

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

Curated by Patricia Carragon

pcarragon@gmail.com


brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/

patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712

 
BIOS
Dorothy Friedman August, a widely published award winning poet and editor, has won two New York Foundation of the Arts fellowships, and most recently, an Acker Award. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has published books and poems in the U. S. and England, and in such publications as Partisan Review, Hanging Loose, Orbis, Tribes, three Unbearable anthologies, California Quarterly, The Village Voice, Downtown, The Helen Review, Downtown Poets anthology, Big Bridge and numerous periodicals and anthologies. Her most recent work was published in Tribes anthology, Many Mountains Moving, Mudfish, And Then, and Bowery Poets anthology. She is the editor of a zine, WHITE RABBIT.
 
Thaddeus Rutkowski grew up in central Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Cornell University and the Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of the books Violent Outbursts, Haywire, Tetched and Roughhouse. Haywire won the Members’ Choice Award,given by the Asian American Writers Workshop. He teaches at Medgar Evers College and the Writer’s Voice of the West Side YMCA. He received a fiction fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts.
 
 
 
Photo Credit: Mike Markham
 
 
 
Media Poet Barbara Rosenthal is a New York avant-garde artist/writer/performer whose works explore intense human relationships. Her works are in MoMA, The Whitney, and the Tate; she’s a member of the Unbearables Literary Collective; four books have been published by Visual Studies Workshop Press, and her new novel, WISH FOR AMNESIA,was just published by Deadly Chaps Press, and nominated for a Pulitzer. She’s been a featured reader at Cornelia Street, Parkside, Bowery, HiFi, et al, been published in Live Mag, MacGuffin Reader, Spit, Assembling, and The Big Book of Sex. She taught Writing for 22 years at the City University of NY / Staten Island, and writes reviews for Ragazine.

Kudos from Bear Creek Haiku

Kudos from Bear Creek Haiku

Wow, more kudos for me and Brownstone Poets from Bear Creek Haiku.

Honoring Bear Creek contributors who are editors of blogs, as well as, print or online journals.

http://bearcreekhaiku.blogspot.com/2016/02/not-only-our-finest-poetry-editors-also.html

Thank you Ayaz Daryl Nielsen, Frosty, and Tama.

Bear Creek’s Frosty and Tama
Marianne Szlyk

Check out the journal websites for submission details:

Karen O’Leary of Whispers in the Wind
whispersinthewind333.blogspot.com

A.J. Huffman of Kind of a Hurricane Press
 www.kindofahurricanepress.com

Don Wentworth of Lilliput Review and Issa’s Untidy Hut Wednesday Haiku

https://sites.google.com/site/lilliputreview/home

ROLES AND ROLLING PINS 2 Thursday, March 24 at 6:00 P.M.

ROLES AND ROLLING PINS  2 
Thursday,  March 24  at 6:00 P.M. 
         
The Cornelia Street Café  
29 Cornelia St, New York, NY 10014
Phone:(212) 989-9319
By Subway:
A, B, C, D, E, F, and M to West 4th St. or 1 to Christopher St.-Sheridan Square.
Dorothy Friedman August, Host 
$9 admission gives you a free drink
In celebration of Women’s History Month we are pleased to present “Roles and Rolling Pins 2”. The program, hosted by Dorothy Friedman August, showcases readings and performances by an exciting vibrant array of readers. The event focuses on the lives and writings of these artists and highlights the creative energy and spirit of all women.
Readers:
Chavisa Woods;  Nancy Mercado;  
Natalie Caro;  Gabriel Don;  
Patricia Carragon;  Susan Sherman;  
Yuko Otomo;  Roxanne Hoffman;  
Lydia Cortes

February Publication News- Bear Creek Haiku

February Publication news–Bear Creek Haiku

Thank you Frosty and Tama

Some good news from Bear Creek Haiku:

a sneak preview from the upcoming Issue #132:


http://bearcreekhaiku.blogspot.com/2016/02/bijou-kumar-dubay-peggy-dugan-french.html

I share the page with

Bijay Kant Dubey, Peggy Dugan French, Dennis Rhodes, Don Wentworth, Steve Ausherman and normal

Enjoy my poems here:
eyes of the cat witch
hypnotize her devotees
cuteness wins more treats
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
              the cat leaves a Christmas present
              in the litter box
              the scent of shit happening
=^:^= =^:^= =^:^= =^:^= =^:^= =^:^= =^:^= =^:^= =^:^= =^:^= =^:^= =^:^= =^:^= =^:^= =^:^= =^:^= =^:^=
From Issue #131:
I share the page with
Jo Balistreri, Alan Catlin, Chase, Lone Crow, Sarah de Oliveira Passarella, Dennis E. Donham, Antuérpio Pettersen Filho, Peggy Dugan French, Joanna Sue Haymart, George Held, Judith Partin-Nielsen, James B. Peters, Cathy Porter, Dennis Rhodes, Toma Rosen, Dennis Salech, Jane Stuart, G. M. H. Thompson, Brian K. Turner, P. L. Wick, Yates Young, Paula Yup, Savor, Ajša Zahirović
Enjoy my poems here:
firefly light show
donkey cart planter
going nowhere
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
feathered troubadours
outside my window
          sunrise serenade
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
morning hello
maple leaves tap 
against my window
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
tuxedo kitten
    climbs the chain-link fence
              makes that Olympian leap
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
sweet and ripe
enough to eat
the melon’s scent
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
tails of tomcats
territorial showdown
Brooklyn howl
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
(for Evy Ivy)
shades of green
       in the sunlight
                 my tree knows Lorca

Brownstone Poets 2016 Anthology Update

Brownstone Poets 2016 Anthology Update:

We have a gorgeous cover!

Thank you Bob Heman for designing another super cat cover for

the upcoming Brownstone Poets anthology.

The list of contributors are in.

Amy Barone
Austin Alexis  
April Jones
Bernard Block
Bill Pyles
Bob Heman
Brenda J. Gannam
Cindy Hochman
Claudia Serea
Davidson Garrett
Diane Block
DuEwa Fraizer
Edi Holley
Elliot Abosh
Elizabeth Ann Todras
Erica Mapp
Ernest K. Woodley
George Held
George Spencer
Gil Fagiani
Gordon Gilbert
Howard Pflanzer
James McMenamin
Jason Schneiderman
Jennifer Harmon
Joe Lobell 
John A. Todras 
Joseph Charles Rebis Jr.  
Karen Neuberg
Linda Lerner
Linda Rothstein
LinDel Sandlin
Maria Lisella
Mary Askin-Jencsik
Max Nemerovsky
Michael Broder
Michelle Cadett   
Mireya Pérez
Noel David Cohen
Olivia Wu
Patricia Carragon
Peter Blaxill
Ptr Kozlowski
Richard Fein
Robert Kramer
Ron Kolm
Rosalie Calabrese
Susan H. Maurer
Susan L. Yung
Sweta Srivastava Vikram
Tina Chan Page  
Virginia Walker
Zev Torres  

We have Evie Ivy as the Guest Poet.

We lost Cynthia Toronto and Michael Walsh in 2015. They will

be remembered in a special section.

We are in the layout and proofing stage.

Publication is expected by April.

MEOW!

REMINDER: PEN Women’s Literary Workshop Reading, Wednesday, February 17 from 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

REMINDER: PEN Women’s Literary Workshop Reading, Wednesday, February 17 from 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

REMINDER:

PEN Women’s Literary Workshop Reading, Wednesday, February 17 from 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

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Wednesday, February 17 from 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

PEN Women’s Literary Workshop Reading

Presented by the Westbeth Beautification Committee
Westbeth Flea Market
55 Bethune St. (Basement)
Subways and Bus:
A, C, E, or L to 14th St.; M11 bus to Abingdon Sq.
Free and Open to the Public.
With Rosalie Calabrese, Patricia Carragon, Jan Castro, Ilsa Gilbert, Silvianna Goldsmith,
Carol Hebald, Alice Jacoby, Madeline Millan, Marni Rice, Caroline Thomas

Dorothy Friedman August, Thaddeus Rutkowki, and Barbara Rosenthal on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant at 2:30 p.m.

Dorothy Friedman August, Thaddeus Rutkowki, and Barbara Rosenthal on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant at 2:30 p.m.

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2016
 
Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005
 
Brownstone Poets presents Dorothy Friedman August, Thaddeus Rutkowki, and Barbara Rosenthal on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights and there’s an open mic as well.
Brownstone Poets presents:
 
Dorothy Friedman August
 
Thaddeus Rutkowki
 
Barbara Rosenthal
Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.

Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718 – 596 – 5900

Subways:

Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street

R to Court Street


4 or  to 5 Borough Hall

For more directions:

Please check the MTA’s “The Weekender” for all transit updates. 

http://web.mta.info/weekender.html

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

Curated by Patricia Carragon

pcarragon@gmail.com


brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/

patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712

 
BIOS
Dorothy Friedman August, a widely published award winning poet and editor, has won two New York Foundation of the Arts fellowships, and most recently, an Acker Award. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has published books and poems in the U. S. and England, and in such publications as Partisan Review, Hanging Loose, Orbis, Tribes, three Unbearable anthologies, California Quarterly, The Village Voice, Downtown, The Helen Review, Downtown Poets anthology, Big Bridge and numerous periodicals and anthologies. Her most recent work was published in Tribes anthology, Many Mountains Moving, Mudfish, And Then, and Bowery Poets anthology. She is the editor of a zine, WHITE RABBIT.
 
Thaddeus Rutkowski grew up in central Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Cornell University and the Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of the books Violent Outbursts, Haywire, Tetched and Roughhouse. Haywire won the Members’ Choice Award,given by the Asian American Writers Workshop. He teaches at Medgar Evers College and the Writer’s Voice of the West Side YMCA. He received a fiction fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts.
 
 
 
Photo Credit: Mike Markham
 
 
 
Media Poet Barbara Rosenthal is a New York avant-garde artist/writer/performer whose works explore intense human relationships. Her works are in MoMA, The Whitney, and the Tate; she’s a member of the Unbearables Literary Collective; four books have been published by Visual Studies Workshop Press, and her new novel, WISH FOR AMNESIA,was just published by Deadly Chaps Press, and nominated for a Pulitzer. She’s been a featured reader at Cornelia Street, Parkside, Bowery, HiFi, et al, been published in Live Mag, MacGuffin Reader, Spit, Assembling, and The Big Book of Sex. She taught Writing for 22 years at the City University of NY / Staten Island, and writes reviews for Ragazine.

PEN Women’s Literary Workshop Reading, Wednesday, February 17 from 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

PEN Women’s Literary Workshop Reading, Wednesday, February 17 from 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

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Wednesday, February 17 from 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

PEN Women’s Literary Workshop Reading

Presented by the Westbeth Beautification Committee
Westbeth Flea Market
55 Bethune St. (Basement)
Subways and Bus:
A, C, E, or L to 14th St.; M11 bus to Abingdon Sq.
Free and Open to the Public.
With Rosalie Calabrese, Patricia Carragon, Jan Castro, Ilsa Gilbert, Silvianna Goldsmith,
Carol Hebald, Alice Jacoby, Madeline Millan, Marni Rice, Caroline Thomas

Happy February Here in the Rubbereden–Other Voices February Poets

Happy February Here in the Rubbereden–Other Voices February Poets

Happy to hear that “Living In Silence” is featured on Other Voices February Poets–February 1, 2016 on Here in the Rubbereden website.

I share the space with these fab dudes–George Wallace, Phillip Giambri, Anthony Murphy, and Bernard Block.

http://rubbereden.com/2016/02/01/other-voices-february-poets/