Heath Brougher Heller Levinson Cindy Hochman Mary Newell Alison Ross at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat, July 28 at 2:30 p.m.

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2018

Brownstone Poets Still Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents

Saturday, July 28 at 2:30 p.m.

 

 

Heath Brougher

Heller Levinson

Cindy Hochman

Mary Newell

Alison Ross

 

@ 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 EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1741637185916262/

BIOS:

HeathBrougher is the co-poetry editor for Into the Void Magazine, winner of the 2017 and 2018 Saboteur Award for Best Magazine. His work has been nominated multiple times for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net Award. Although he’s been writing his entire life, he didn’t begin to submit his “life’s work” for publication until 4 years ago. Since then, he’s been published in over 450 different journals and has had his work translated into 9 other languages. His most recent book is To Burn in Torturous Algorithms.

Heller Levinson’s books include LinquaQuake (Black Widow Press, 2018), Another Line (Watermark Literary Press, 1990), Bad Boy Poems (Bombshelter Press, 1993), Pulled Apart (Third Lung Press, 1989), Smelling Mary (Howling Dog Press, 2008), ToxiCity: Poems of the Coconut Vulva (Howling Dog Press, 2005), and more. Levinson’s poems and writings have appeared in hundreds of journals and literary outlets around the world. A growing body of essays and articles about Levinson’s Hinge Theory in both the literary and art world attests to the fascination and importance people are attaching to his developing and expanding theory of poetics. He lives in New York where he studies animal behavior.

Cindy Hochman is the president (and only employee) of “100 Proof” Copyediting Services. She is the editor-in-chief of the online poetry journal First Literary Review-East and a book reviewer for Clockwise Cat and Pedestal magazine, and one of her reviews was accepted for publication in American Book Review. Cindy has been published here and abroad, including Canada and Turkey. Her latest chapbook is Habeas Corpus (Glass Lyre Press). 

Mary Newell lives in the lower Hudson Valley. Her poems were published in Dispatches from the Poetry Wars,BlazeVox, Spoon River Poetry Review, Hopper Literary Magazine, Earth’s Daughters, Written River, About Place, etc.  She has also written reviews and essays, including “Shades of Melancholy” in Melancholia: Hinge as Innominate Limina, by Will Alexander, Heller Levinson, and Mary Newell. Dr. Newell (MA Columbia, BA Berkeley) received a doctorate from Fordham University in American Literature and the Environment. She has taught literature and writing at the college level.

Clockwise Cat publisher and editor, Alison Ross, pioneered the genre of Zen-Surrealism and uses that as her guiding aesthetic. She also practices the tenets of Zen-Surrealist Socialism. Alison believes that “poetic intuition” knifes through the murk of the mundane and mutates mediocrity into a Utopia of the Dynamic. Recently, Alison was a featured poet at Surreal Poetics. In addition, she has three chapbooks – two from Fowlpox Press and one from dancing girl press – and has published reviews and editorials in various publications, includingFive2One, Fear of Monkeys, and Pop Matters.

The 26th Annual Poets House Showcase

The 26th Annual Poets House Showcase

 

TheThe Brownstone Poets 2018 Anthology will be on display at Poets House from June 28 through August 18 at Elizabeth Kray Hall

https://www.poetshouse.org/programs-and-events/readings-and-conversations-ph-showcase/26th-annual-poets-house-showcase-opening

Opening Reception and Reading

June 28, 2018 6:00PM to 8:00P
Elizabeth Kray Hall
Free and Open to the Public
RECEPTION: 6:00 – 7:00PM
READING: 7:00 – 8:00PM
Glimpse the freshest crop of new poetry. After browsing the exhibition, listen to poets Kaveh Akbar(Calling a Wolf a Wolf, Alice James Books), Tarfia Faizullah (Registers of Illuminated Villages, Graywolf). and Brenda Hillman (Extra Hidden Life, among the Days, Wesleyan) read from their new books, which are included in the Showcase.

LOCATION

Poets House is located at Ten River Terrace (at Murray Street)
New York, NY 10282
212-431-7920
212-431-8131 (fax)
info@poetshouse.orgOn Saturday April 21, the Poets House Library will be open from 11am to 2pm.

HOURS

Free and open to the public

Library & Reading Room Hours:
Tuesday–Friday, 11:00am–7:00pm, Saturday, 11:00am–6:00pm

Children’s Room Hours:
Thursday–Saturday, 11:00am–5:00pm

DIRECTIONS TO POETS HOUSE

By Subway: Take the 1, 2, 3, A or C lines to Chambers Street Station. Walk west along Chambers Street all the way to the end (Rockefeller Park, along the Hudson River). Turn left and walk along River Terrace two blocks – Poets House is at the corner of Murray and River Terrace

BY BUS: The M22 runs along Chambers between North End Avenue 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.

REMINDER: First Brownstone Poets 2018 Anthology Book Event

REMINDER:

First Brownstone Poets 2018 Anthology Book Event

Leaving the Sky by Bob Heman
First Brownstone Poets 2018 Anthology Book Event
A Celebration of Poetry and Prose from Poets from
Brownstone Poets Reading Series Held in Brooklyn Heights
Saturday, June 16 at 2:30 p.m.
Park Plaza Restaurant
220 Cadman Plaza West
Brooklyn Hts., NY 11201
718-596-5900
Free Admission— OPEN MIC
author copy $8 and additional copies $10 each
non-author copies $12 each
SUBWAYS: 2, 3 to Clark St. A, C to High St. 4, 5 to Borough Hall
Brownstone Poets has been inspiring poetry in Brooklyn since 2005. We strive to be unique and diverse, and we welcome a multitude of styles and forms. We would like to thank this year’s sixty-eight reader-contributors listed below, as well as our loyal attendees. Without their love for, and dedication to, our reading series, this anthology would not have been possible.
We are proud to have the Himalayan poet Yuyutsu RD Sharma as our poet in residence. We would also like to honor this year’s guest poet JP Howard,
This collection of poetry, infused with Brooklyn imagery, is our contribution to the vibrant creative spirit in the borough of Kings.
Planning on events in Manhattan. Stay tuned . . .

Reminder: Alex Cigale Joe Elliot Jim Feast Ron Kolm Francine Witte @ Park Plaza Restaurant , Sat, June 23 @ 2:30 p.m.

Reminder:

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2018

Brownstone Poets Still Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents

Saturday, June 23 at 2:30 p.m.

Alex Cigale

Joe Elliot

Jim Feast

Ron Kolm

Francine Witte

@ 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 EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/176212063218049/

BIOS:

Alex Cigale’s first book, Russian Absurd: Daniil Kharms, Selected Writings, came out in the Northwestern World Classics series in 2017. He was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Literary Translation in 2015. His own poems in English and translations of Russian poetry have appeared in such journals as The Harvard ReviewModern Poetry in TranslationWorld Literature Today, and Words Without Borders. He recently edited the Russian issues of theAtlanta Review and Trafika Europe. An Assistant Professor at the American University of Central Asia from 2011 to 2013, he is currently a Lecturer in Russian Literature and Language at CUNY-Queens College.

 

Joe Elliot is the author of numerous chapbooks, including: You Gotta Go In It’s the Big Game, Poems to be Centered on Much Much Larger Pieces of Paper, 15 Clanking Radiators, 14 Knots, Reduced, Half Gross (a collaboration with artist John Koos), and Object Lesson (a collaboration with artist Rich O’Russa). His long poem, 101 Designs for the World Trade Center, was published by Faux Press as an e-book in 2003. Collections of his work include Opposable Thumb (subpress, 2006), Homework (Lunar Chandelier, 2010), and Idea for a B Movie (Free Scholars Press, 2016)Joe teaches English at Edward R. Murrow High School, and lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Anne Noonan, and their three sons.

 

Jim Feast is one of the editors of the Unbearables latest anthology. His murder mystery Long Day, Counting Tomorrowappeared in 2017.

 

Ron Kolm is a co-editor of From Somewhere to Nowhere: The End of the American Dream and a contributing editor of Sensitive Skin. He is the author of Divine Comedy, Suburban Ambush, Duke & Jill, Night Shift and A Change in the Weather. He’s had work in Flapperhouse, Great Weather for Media, Live Mag!, the Resist Much / Obey Little: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance anthology, Maintenant, The Opiate, Local Knowledge, the Brownstone Poets Anthology and the Outlaw Bible of American Poetry. Ron’s papers are archived in the Fales Library at NYU.

 

Francine Witte is the author of four poetry chapbooks and two flash fiction chapbooks. Her full-length poetry collection, Café Crazy, has recently been published by Kelsay Books. She is reviewer, blogger, and photographer. She is a former English teacher. She lives in NYC.