Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2018
Brownstone Poets Still Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005
Brownstone Poets presents
Saturday, April 28 at 2:30 p.m.
Jeffrey Cyphers Wright
@ 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
For more directions:
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$5 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Open-Mic
Curated by Patricia Carragon
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Amy Barone’s new poetry collection, We Became Summer, from New York Quarterly Books, was released in early 2018. She wrote chapbooks Kamikaze Dance (Finishing Line Press) and Views from the Driveway (Foothills Publishing.) Her poetry has appeared in Café Review, First Literary Review-East, Gradiva, Paterson Literary Review, Sensitive Skin, and Standpoint (UK), among other publications and anthologies. She spent five years as Italian correspondent in Milan for Women’s Wear Daily and Advertising Age. She belongs to PEN America Center and the brevitas online poetry community that celebrates the short poem. A native of Bryn Mawr, PA, Barone lives in New York City.
Steve Luttrell is an internationally recognized Poet and Publisher. He is the founding editor of The Café Review, an award winning art and poetry journal, published in Portland, Maine since 1989. He is a past Poet Laureate for the city of Portland, Maine and is the author of five published collections of poetry including his latest, Plumb Line, published by North Atlantic Books (Berkeley, Ca.) in 2015.
Jeffrey Cyphers Wright is the author of 15 books of verse, including most recently Blue Lyrefrom Dos Madres Press. He has an MFA in poetry from Brooklyn College where he studied with Allen Ginsberg and also taught. For 13 years, Wright ran Cover Magazine, The Underground National. Currently, Wright stages events showcasing artists and writers at KGB Lit Bar, Sidewalk Cafe, and La MaMa ETC in NYC, in conjunction with his art and poetry journal, Live Mag! He contributes regularly to American Book Review. Poetry is in New American Writing, 2017. Wright is a Kathy Acker Award recipient for 2018.