REMINDER: Daniela Gioseffi, Mike Jurkovic, and Bertha Rogers, Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant

REMINDER: Daniela Gioseffi, Mike Jurkovic, and Bertha Rogers, Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant

REMINDER:

Daniela Gioseffi, Mike Jurkovic, and Bertha Rogers, Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant

 

 

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2016

Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents Daniela Gioseffi, Mike Jurkovic, and Bertha Rogers  on Saturday, August 6, 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.

 

Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
Daniela Gioseffi

Mike Jurkovic

Bertha Rogers

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


$5 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Open-Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon

 

FACEBOOK INVITE:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1742021449419902/

pcarragon@gmail.com
brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/
patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

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

Daniela Gioseffi, eco-activist and editor of Eco-Poetry.org, is an American Book Award winning author of 16 books of poetry and prose. She’s presented her poems for NPR, BBC and on the Poet & The Poem radio show of The Library of Congress, N.E.A.  Her verse is etched in marble on a wall of PENN Station NY with that of Walt Whitman. She’s won two grant awards in poetry  from The NY State Council for the Arts and the John Ciardi Award for Lifetime Achievement in Poetry. Her 6th volume of poetry is, Blood Autumn. Her women’s studies classic, Women on War: International Writings has been in print for over 25 years, and On Prejudice: A Global Perspective won a World Peace Award presented at the U.N. She published three novels and won a Robert Frost Foundation Award, 2015. Info. at Gioseffi.com or AuthorandActivist.com.

Bertha Rogers is a poet, teaching artist, and founding director of Bright Hill Press and Literary Center in New York’s Catskills. More than 400 of her poems have been published in literary journals and anthologies and in collections, including Heart Turned Back (Salmon Poetry, Ireland), Sleeper, You Wake, The Fourth Beast, and A House of Corners. Her translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic Beowulf was published in 2000; her translation of the Anglo-Saxon Riddle-Poems, Uncommon Creatures, Singing Things, is forthcoming. She has received grants and awards from the MacDowell Colony, the Millay Colony, Hawthornden International Retreat for Writers in Scotland, Caldera, Jentel, and others.

Mike Jurkovic’s poems and music criticism have appeared/are forthcoming globally but have generated no reportable income. First full collection, smitten by harpies (Lion Autumn Press, 2016). Second chapbook, Eve’s Venom (Post Traumatic Press, 2014) Purgatory Road (Pudding House Press, 2010) Anthologies include: WaterWrites and Riverine (Codhill Press, 2009, 2007), Will Work For Peace (Zeropanik, 1999). VP, Calling All Poets in Beacon, NY. Producer of CAPSCASTS, recordings from Calling All Poets, available at  www.callingallpoets.net.  Music features, interviews and CD reviews appear in Elmore Magazine and the Van Wyck Gazette.   www.mikejurkovic.com. He loves Emily most of all.

Word Thursdays at Bright Hill Thursday, August 11 at 7 p.m.

(for those who live in the area or have cars)

 

Word Thursdays at Bright Hill

Thursday, August 11 at 7 p.m.

Word and Image Gallery at Bright Hill Literary Center

94 Church St. Treadwell, NY 13846

607-829-5055 or wordthur@stny.rr.com

 

FACEBOOK INVITE:

https://www.facebook.com/events/823431594424770/

Brooklyn’s Brownstone Poet Patricia Carragon

will be gracing the gentle countryside of Treadwell, NY

with Alice B. Fogel, the Poet Laureate of New Hampshire.

$3 Admission

Open mic prior to the intermission and featured readers.

BIOS:

Alice B. Fogel is New Hampshire’s State Poet Laureate (2014-2019). Originally from the Hudson Valley, she is a former theatrical costumer who earned her BA in art and literature from Antioch College, and her MA in poetry from the University of New Hampshire. In addition to Strange Terrain, a guide to appreciating poetry without necessarily “getting” it, she is the author of three poetry collections, including Be That Empty, a national poetry bestseller. A fourth collection, Interval: Poems Based upon Bach’s “Goldberg Variations,” (2015) won the Nicholas Schaffner Award for Music in Literature. A six-time Pushcart nominee, her poems appear in many journals and anthologies, including the Best American Poetry and Robert Hass’s Poet’s Choice.

Fogel has been a fellow at the Carl Sandburg National Historic Site, and a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship, among other awards. She has been a reader or judge for numerous programs or publications, including Alice James Books, the Maine Arts Council writing grants, Bauhan Publishing, and the Xochi Quetzal Artist Residency. She travels around giving talks and workshops for all ages on both reading and writing, through the New Hampshire Councils on the Arts and the Humanities, as well as on her own. She is on the faculty of Keene State College  and works one-on-one with learning disabled students at Landmark College in Putney, Vermont.

Patricia Carragon loves cupcakes, chocolate, cats, haiku, and Brooklyn. Her publication credits include Allbook Books, The Avocet, BigCityLit, Bear Creak Haiku, Boog City, CLWN WR, Clockwise Cat, Danse Macabre, Drunk Monkeys, Home Planet News, Inertia, Lips, Levure littéraire, Long Island Quarterly, Mad Hatters’ Review, Maintenant, Tribe Magazine, The Toronto Quarterly, Word Salad, Yellow Chair Review, 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). 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, a group fiercely dedicated to short poems, and is a member of Pen Women’s Literary Workshop and Tamarind. She is one of the Executive Editors for Home Planet News Online. For more information, please check out her websites:

http://brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/

https://patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/.

Welcome to Boog City 10

Welcome to Boog City 10

Welcome to Boog City 10
From Friday, August 5 to Tuesday, August 9, experience to excitement of Poetry, Music, and Theater.
Thank you David Kirchenbaum for another year of fun.
Facebook Event
I will be performing on Sunday, August 7 at 11:40 a.m. at Unnamable Books @ 600 Vanderbilt Ave. Brooklyn 11238
Subways: Q to Seventh Ave, 2, 3 to Grand Army Plaza
 

Also, I will be performing on Sunday, August 7 in Davidson Garrett’s plays at The Sidewalk Cafe @ 94 Ave A, NYC 10009
Subway: F to 2nd Ave

6:45 p.m. Unfinished Acts by Christine Choi
7:00 p.m. An Excerpt from Tacoma Method by Zhang Er

Here is the List of Events below:

Here is the List of Events below:

FRIDAY. AUGUST 5, 5:45 P.M.

Unnameable Books
600 Vanderbilt Ave.
Brooklyn 11238

5:45 p.m. Jonathan Berger
5:55 p.m. Martha King
6:05 p.m. Rachel Aydt
6:15 p.m. Ivy Johnson
6:30 p.m. Wanda Phipps
6:40 p.m. Greg Fuchs
6:50 p.m. Christina Strong
7:05 p.m. Basil King
7:15 p.m. Lisa Liu (music)

7:45 p.m. break

7:55 p.m. Katie Yates
8:10 p.m. Jean-Paul Pecqueur
8:20 p.m. Dan Wilcox
8:35 p.m. J. Hope Stein
8:45 p.m. Anselm Berrigan
8:55 p.m. Sean Cole
9:05 p.m. Cannonball Statman (music)

SATURDAY AUGUST 6, 11:30 A.M.

Unnameable Books
600 Vanderbilt Ave.
Brooklyn 11238

11:40 a.m. Belladonna* Reader TBA (Chialun Chang, collaborative member)
11:50 a.m. John J. Trause, great weather for MEDIA (Jane Ormerod, ed.)
12:00 p.m. Ryan Sheldon, Hostile Books (Joseph Hall, ed.)
12:10 p.m. Daniel Nester, 99: The Press (Jonathan Silverman, ed.)
12:20 p.m. Jason Baker
12:30 p.m. Josh Garcia (music)

1:00 p.m. break

1:10 p.m. Isabel Sobral Campos
1:20 p.m. Maryan Captan
1:35 p.m. Barry Grass
1:50 p.m. Maria Flaccavento
2:05 p.m. Christy Davids
2:20 p.m. Billy Cancel
2:30 p.m. Jane Ormerod
2:40 p.m. Jackson Sturkey (music)

3:10 p.m. break

3:20 p.m. d.a. levy lives: celebrating renegade presses
Civil Coping Mechanisms
Michael Seidlinger, ed.

Madison Langston
Dolan Morgan
Justin Sirois
3:50 p.m. Boyband (music)
4:35 p.m. Mimi Oz (music)

4:50 p.m. break

5:20 p.m. Nathan Xavier Osorio
5:30 p.m. Laura Kochman
5:45 p.m. Tsaurah Litzky
5:55 p.m. Tony Iantosca
6:05 p.m. Tafisha Edwards
6:20 p.m. Michael Joseph Walsh
6:35 p.m. Henry Black (music)

7:05 p.m. Poetry Talk Talk,
with Mel Bentley and Alina Pleskova
reading and in conversation
8:05 p.m. Olivia Deborah Grayson
8:15 p.m. Ximena Izquierdo
8:25 p.m. Danniel Schoonebeek
8:35 p.m. Keyke (music)

SUNDAY AUGUST 7, 11:30 A.M.

Unnameable Books
600 Vanderbilt Ave.
Brooklyn 11238

11:00 a.m. Johnny X (music)
11:30 a.m. Sheila Maldonado, Brooklyn Arts Press (Joe Pan, ed.)
11:40 a.m. Patricia Carragon
11:50 a.m. Warren Longmire
12:00 p.m. Peter Baroth
12:15 p.m. Mel Elberg
12:25 p.m. Ian Wilder
12:40 p.m. Assaf Salhov (music)
1:10 p.m. Rico Frederick
1:20 p.m. Courtney Bambrick
1:35 p.m. Paco Marquez
1:50 p.m. M. Mack
2:05 p.m. David Warpaint (music)
2:35 p.m.-Panel/ The Exhilaration Of Upheaval:
Poets Who Write On the Visual Arts in the 21st Century

Moderator and curator Geoffrey Gatza

Panel:
Michael Kelleher
Loren Kleinman
Susan Lewis
Andre Spears
Anne Tardos

SUNDAY AUGUST 7, 5:30 P.M.

Sidewalk Cafe
94 Avenue A
NYC 10009

Boog Poets’ Theater, featuring:

5:30 p.m. postulation by Aimee Herman

5:45 p.m. Skin of A Spell by Jenn McCreary

6:00 p.m. The Triumph of the Thirteenth Family of Passerines by Maggie Dubris

6:15 p.m. The Body in Equipoise by Joel Allegretti

6:30 p.m. Stage Wrong: Trilogy by John J. Trause

6:45 p.m. Unfinished Acts by Christine Choi

7:00 p.m. An Excerpt from Tacoma Method by Zhang Er

7:15 p.m. Shakespeare’s Itches by Susanna Rich

7:30 p.m. Michelle Beth Herman (music)

7:40 p.m. Nirvana, Nevermind

Performed live by The Tet Offensive

1. Smells Like Teen Spirit
2. In Bloom
3. Come As You Are
4. Breed
5. Lithium
6. Polly
7. Territorial Pissings
8. Drain You
9. Lounge Act
10. Stay Away
11. On A Plain
12. Something In The Way

MONDAY. AUGUST 8, 6:00 P.M.

Unnameable Books
600 Vanderbilt Ave.
Brooklyn 11238

6:00 p.m. Bonny Finberg
6:10 p.m. Mitch Corber
6:20 p.m. Amy Barone
6:30 p.m. Carl Watson
6:40 p.m. Edgar J. Ulloa Lujan
6:55 p.m. James Bannon (music)

7:25 p.m. break

7:35 p.m. Timothy Donnelly
7:45 p.m. Puma Perl
7:55 p.m. Steve Dalachinsky
8:05 p.m. Eve Packer
8:15 p.m. David Lawton
8:25 p.m. Ariah Noetzel (music)
8:55 p.m. Mimi Oz (music)

TUESDAY. AUGUST 9, 6:00 P.M.

Unnameable Books
600 Vanderbilt Ave.
Brooklyn

ron host

6:00 p.m. Francine Witte
6:10 p.m. Mike Lala
6:20 p.m. Caitie Moore
6:30 p.m. Spencer Kingman Graham
6:45 p.m. Aubrie Marrin
6:55 p.m. Matt L. Rohrer
7:05 p.m. Dk And The Joy Machine (music)

7:35 p.m. break

7:45 p.m. Julia Guez
7:55 p.m. Jason Gallagher
8:05 p.m. Marissa Johnson-Valenzuela
8:20 p.m. Vi Khi Nao
8:35 p.m. Rae Leone Allen
8:45 p.m. Leila Ortiz
8:55 p.m. Meg Kaizu
9:05 p.m. Brent Terry
9:15 p.m. Zack Daniels (music)

7th Boog Poets’ Theater Night, Sunday, August 7

Come enjoy an evening of words

The Sidewalk Cafe 94 Avenue A
New York, NY 10009

(212) 473-7373

http://www.sidewalkny.com/

Subway:

F train to 2nd Avenue

7th Boog Poets’ Theater Night

curated by Davidson Garrett

 

Facebook Event

https://www.facebook.com/events/1757003054588089/

featuring: Aimee Herman, Trae Durica, Ronnie Norpel, Maggie Dubris, Frank Montella, Elinor Nauen, Peter Basta Brightbill, Erik Ivan, Angela Babin, Joel Allegretti, Dean Kostos, Susanna Rich, Steve Dalachinsky, Christine Choi, Amy Barrone, Lulu Lolo, Francine Witte, Patricia Carragon, Seth Goldman, Davidson Garrett, Don Zirilli, John Baralle, John J. Trause, Yi Wu, Zhang Er, Jeanne Lauren Smith

5:30 p.m. postulation by Aimee Herman

5:45 p.m. Skin of A Spell by Jenn McCreary

6:00 p.m. The Triumph of the Thirte
enth Family of Passerines by Maggie Dubris

6:15 p.m. The Body in Equipoise by Joel Allegretti

6:30 p.m. Stage Wrong: Trilogy by John Trause

6:45 p.m. Unfinished Acts by Christine Choi

7:00 p.m. An Excerpt from Tacoma Method by Zhang Er

7:15 p.m. Shakespeare’s Itches by Susanna Rich


I will be performing in:

6:45 p.m. Unfinished Acts by Christine Choi

7:00 p.m. An Excerpt from Tacoma Method by Zhang Er

Brownstone Poets 2016 Anthology on Display At the 24th Annual Poets House Showcase

Patricia Carragon's Blog: Words Give Me the Will to Write

Brownstone Poets 2016 Anthology on Display At the 24th Annual Poets House Showcase

Brownstone Poets 2016 Anthology on Display 
At the 24th Annual Poets House Showcase
  
Come and Celebrate!
Thursday,  July 14, 2016 (6 P.M. to 7 P.M.)   
at Kray Hall
Free and open to the public
Please come to Poets House and 
enjoy the beauty and emotion 
that is poetry.  
Opening on Thursday, July 14, 2016, 
the Showcase will be on view through 
Saturday, August 20, 2015. 
Poets House 10 River Terrace 
New York, NY 10282 
(212) 431-7920
Poets House Directions 
SUBWAY Take the 1, 2, 3, A or C lines to Chambers Street Station. Walk west along Chambers and take a left at River Terrace. 
BUS The M22 runs along Chambers between North End Ave and the Lower East Side. The M20 travels from the Upper West Side and the southern tip of Battery…

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Brownstone Poets 2016 Anthology on Display At the 24th Annual Poets House Showcase

Brownstone Poets 2016 Anthology on Display At the 24th Annual Poets House Showcase

Brownstone Poets 2016 Anthology on Display 
At the 24th Annual Poets House Showcase
  
Come and Celebrate!
Thursday,  July 14, 2016 (6 P.M. to 7 P.M.)   
at Kray Hall
Free and open to the public
Please come to Poets House and 
enjoy the beauty and emotion 
that is poetry.  
Opening on Thursday, July 14, 2016, 
the Showcase will be on view through 
Saturday, August 20, 2015. 
Poets House 10 River Terrace 
New York, NY 10282 
(212) 431-7920
Poets House Directions 
SUBWAY Take the 1, 2, 3, A or C lines to Chambers Street Station. Walk west along Chambers and take a left at River Terrace. 
BUS The M22 runs along Chambers between North End Ave and the Lower East Side. The M20 travels from the Upper West Side and the southern tip of Battery Park City to North End Ave. The Downtown Connection, a free Lower Manhattan shuttle bus, travels to North End Ave from South Street Seaport and from Broadway along Murray Street; for more information, visit: http://www.downtownny.com. 
FERRY Monday through Friday, ferry riders 
from New Jersey can travel via NY Waterway 
and disembark at the Port Authority Ferry 
Terminal at the World Financial Center and  
walk north to River Terrace.

Daniela Gioseffi, Mike Jurkovic, and Bertha Rogers, Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant

 

 

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2016

Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents Daniela Gioseffi, Mike Jurkovic, and Bertha Rogers  on Saturday, August 6, 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.

 

Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
Daniela Gioseffi

Mike Jurkovic

Bertha Rogers

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


$5 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Open-Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon

 

FACEBOOK INVITE:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1742021449419902/

pcarragon@gmail.com
brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/
patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

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

 

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Daniela Gioseffi, eco-activist and editor of Eco-Poetry.org, is an American Book Award winning author of 16 books of poetry and prose. She’s presented her poems for NPR, BBC and on the Poet & The Poem radio show of The Library of Congress, N.E.A.  Her verse is etched in marble on a wall of PENN Station NY with that of Walt Whitman. She’s won two grant awards in poetry  from The NY State Council for the Arts and the John Ciardi Award for Lifetime Achievement in Poetry. Her 6th volume of poetry is, Blood Autumn. Her women’s studies classic, Women on War: International Writings has been in print for over 25 years, and On Prejudice: A Global Perspective won a World Peace Award presented at the U.N. She published three novels and won a Robert Frost Foundation Award, 2015. Info. at Gioseffi.com or AuthorandActivist.com.

bertha

Bertha Rogers is a poet, teaching artist, and founding director of Bright Hill Press and Literary Center in New York’s Catskills. More than 400 of her poems have been published in literary journals and anthologies and in collections, including Heart Turned Back (Salmon Poetry, Ireland), Sleeper, You Wake, The Fourth Beast, and A House of Corners. Her translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic Beowulf was published in 2000; her translation of the Anglo-Saxon Riddle-Poems, Uncommon Creatures, Singing Things, is forthcoming. She has received grants and awards from the MacDowell Colony, the Millay Colony, Hawthornden International Retreat for Writers in Scotland, Caldera, Jentel, and others.

mike jurkovic

Mike Jurkovic’s poems and music criticism have appeared/are forthcoming globally but have generated no reportable income. First full collection, smitten by harpies (Lion Autumn Press, 2016). Second chapbook, Eve’s Venom (Post Traumatic Press, 2014) Purgatory Road (Pudding House Press, 2010) Anthologies include: WaterWrites and Riverine (Codhill Press, 2009, 2007), Will Work For Peace (Zeropanik, 1999). VP, Calling All Poets in Beacon, NY. Producer of CAPSCASTS, recordings from Calling All Poets, available at  www.callingallpoets.net.  Music features, interviews and CD reviews appear in Elmore Magazine and the Van Wyck Gazette.   www.mikejurkovic.com. He loves Emily most of all.

Haiku Publication News for June 30

Haiku Publication News for June 30

Some Haiku Publication News:

PURRSDAY POETRY, THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016:

SILENT ROARS HAIKU

The Weekly Avocet,  #185, June 30, 2016
I have four haiku published in this issue. I share the space with:
James L. Freeman, R. Duke Liddell, Wilda Morris,
Carl Papa Palmer, Eric Glaberson, Mary C. Hoeft,
Wes D. Sims, Charles Portolano
nighttime
an orchestra of crickets
play summer heat
______________________________
 
mauve clouds, coral sky 
sunset lights archways 
of the Verrazano Bridge 
_______________________________

firefly light show 
donkey cart planter 
going nowhere 
_____________________________

sweet and ripe 
enough to eat 
the melon’s scent