Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2018
Brownstone Poets Still Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005
Brownstone Poets presents
Saturday, March 24 at 2:30 p.m.
@ 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
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Stephen Bluestone taught English and film in the College of Liberal Arts at Mercer University for many years and now lives and works in New York City, where he was born. His volumes The Laughing Monkeys of Gravity and The Flagrant Dead were nominated for the National Book Award in Poetry. Bluestone has won The Greensboro Review Poetry Prize and The Thomas Merton Prize, as well as prizes in the Robert Penn Warren Competition and elsewhere. His work has appeared in Poetry, The Sewanee Review, The Hudson Review, and many other journals. His latest book is The Painted Clock.
Bill Considine was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. He is an honors graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School. He first studied writing poetry with Elizabeth Bishop. He writes verse plays, with productions at Theater for a New City and the Brooklyn Army Terminal, and a staged reading at Medicine Show Theater. He also has made poetry videos. His life includes a lengthy hiatus from creative work, but he returned to poetry several years ago. A poetry chapbook, Strange Coherence, from The Operating System, and a CD of poems with music, An Early Spring, from Fast Speaking Music, were published in 2013. A book of related verse plays, The Furies, was published by The Operating System in 2017. For more, including poems, photos, videos and audio, please see his website at www.williamconsidine.com.
Tim Tomlinson is a co-founder of New York Writers Workshop and co-author of its popular text, The Portable MFA in Creative Writing. He is the author of the story collection This Is Not Happening to You, and the poetry collection Requiem for the Tree Fort I Set on Fire. His work has been published in China, the Philippines, Singapore, and Australia, and anthologized in the Brooklyn Poets Anthology, We Contain Multitudes: Twelve Years of Softblow, and Eternal Snow. He is a member of Asia Pacific Writers & Translators. He teaches in the Global Liberal Studies Program at NYU.