Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2017
Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005
Brownstone Poets presents
Saturday, September 16 at 2:30 p.m.
Alice B. Fogel
Susana H. Case
Christina M. Rau
@ 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
R to Court Street
4 or to 5 Borough Hall
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$5 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Open-Mic
Curated by Patricia Carragon
Alice B Fogel is the Poet Laureate of New Hampshire. In addition to Strange Terrain, a guide to appreciating poetry without necessarily “getting” it, she is the author, most recently, of A Doubtful House (2017). Other collections include Interval: Poems Based on Bach’s Goldberg Variations (2015), which won the Nicholas Schaffner Award for Music in Literature and the New Hampshire Literary Award in Poetry, and Be That Empty, a national bestseller. A nine-time Pushcart nominee & recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship & other awards, her poems appear in many journals and anthologies, including Best American Poetry and Poet’s Choice.
Susana H. Case is the author of five books of poetry, most recently, Drugstore Blue, forthcoming in 2017 from Five Oaks Press, and 4 Rms w Vu from Mayapple Press, as well as four chapbooks. One of her collections, The Scottish Café, from Slapering Hol Press, was re-released in a dual-language English-Polish version, Kawiarnia Szkocka by Opole University Press in Poland. Her poems appear widely in magazines and anthologies. Case is a Professor and Program Coordinator at the New York Institute of Technology in New York City.
Howard Pflanzer is a poet, playwright, and fiction writer. Dead Birds or Avian Blues was published by Fly By Night Press (2011). Recent publications include Brownstone Poets Anthology, FIVE Poetry, And Then, Downtown Brooklyn, Poems:LES Festival of the Arts Dedicated to the LES (TNC 2016, 2017), An Unnatural Election and Word: An Anthology by A Gathering of the Tribes (2017) He was the prizewinning November 2013 Poet of the Month of The Poetry Company. His hybrid performance piece, Walt Whitman Opera, adapted from Whitman’s poetry with music by Constance Cooper, was presented at the undergroundzero festival in New York (2014).
Christina M. Rau is the author of the sci-fi fem poetry collection, Liberating The Astronauts (Aqueduct Press, 2017) and the chapbooks WakeBreatheMove (Finishing Line Press, 2015) and For The Girls, I (dancing girl press, 2014). Her poetry has appeared on gallery walls in The Ekphrastic Poster Show, on car magnets for The Living Poetry Project, and in various literary journals. She also serves as Poetry Editor for the international literary journal The Nassau Review at Nassau Community College where she teaches writing. In her non-writing life, she practices yoga occasionally and line dances on other occasions. Find her links on http://www.christinamrau.com