End of the Year Carragon Publications

End of the Year Carragon Publications:


Thank you, Zvi A. Sesling for publishing “It’s All In The Game” and “In Dreams” in Muddy River Press, Fall 2018.


Honored to share the honors with Amy Barone, Fred Marchant, Marge Piercy, Peter Krok, Karen Neuberg, Neil Silberblatt, Carrie Magness Radna, and more


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Happy to have “Diamonds and Rust” in The Cafe Review, Fall 2018. Many thanks to Steve Luttrell. Kudos to Ron Kolm, Jim Feast, Jeff Wright, Jackie Lima, and more.



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Thank you Pamela Laskin for accepting my poem, “The End of the World” in the Poetry in Performance 46 Annual Spring Poetry Festival, The City College of New York, May 4, 2018


Cheers to Rosalie Calabrese, Maryam Alikhani, Barry Wallenstein, Ilka Scobie, Gregory Crosby, Dorothy Friedman August, Nicole Cooley, Patsie Ifill, Nick Johnson, Steve Koenig, Ellen Lytle, Richard Jeffrey Newman, Eve Packer, and more.


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Thank you Steve Cannon and Ron Kolm for publishing “Little Things Mean a Lot” in A Gathering of the Tribes, Issue 15 Sex, Death, Religion 2018. Kudos to over 30 friends in this issue.



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Glad I revisited Fordham University for a workshop in the Wallace Museum of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Art to write “Praise the Lord from the Heavens,” published in Sensations Magazine, Supplement 7–2018. Thank you David Messineo and Kleber de Freitas for this wonderful workshop and journal. Kudos to Alyta Adams, Joel Allegretti, Davidson Garrett, Denise La Neve, Susanna Lee, Annmarie Lockhart, David Messineo, Paul Nash, Susanna Rich, John J. Trause, Jacqueline de Weever, and more.



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Many thanks to Charles Portolano for publishing the following haiku in The Avocet, A Journal of Nature Poetry, Fall 2018. Cheers to Gordon Gilbert, Tom Oleszczuk, Fred Simpson, Mary Jo Balistreri, and more.



on this street

trees camouflage 

the brownstones



cool temperatures 

paint the leaves 

in warm tones



on a blanket of leaves

neighborhood kittens 

play hide-and-seek



far from its siblings

the last leaf falls 

into my hand

Third Brownstone Poets 2018 Anthology Reading at Jefferson Market Library, Sat, 12/15

There will be no reading at Park Plaza Restaurant in December, however . . .



Third Brownstone Poets 2018 Anthology Book Event

A Celebration of Poetry and ProseSaturday, December 15 from 3 p.m. to 4:30ish p.m.

Sign up at 2:30 p.m.

Jefferson Market Library NYPL
425 Ave. of the Americas, New York, NY 10011


(212) 243-4334 Subways: A, C, E, D, F to West 4th Street
1, 2 to Christopher St./ Sheridan Sq.
L to 6th Ave.
N, R to 8th Ave
FACEBOOK EVENT:
https://www.facebook.com/events/315854225642147/
Free Admission— OPEN MIC
Anthologies selling for $10 each

Third Brownstone Poets 2018 Anthology Book Event

There will be no reading at Park Plaza Restaurant in December, however . . .

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Third Brownstone Poets 2018 Anthology Book Event

A Celebration of Poetry and Prose

Saturday, December 15 from 3 p.m. to 4:30ish p.m.

Sign up at 2:30 p.m.

Jefferson Market Library NYPL

425 Ave. of the Americas, New York, NY 10011

(212) 243-4334 

Subways: A, C, E, D, F to West 4th Street

1, 2 to Christopher St./ Sheridan Sq.

L to 6th Ave.

N, R to 8th Ave

FACEBOOK EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/315854225642147/

Free Admission— OPEN MIC


Anthologies selling for $10 each

REMINDER: Spoken Word Sundays at the Parkside Lounge, November 18 at 4

REMINDER:

Spoken Word Sundays at the Parkside Lounge, November 18 at 4

I’m happy to be reading with Mike Jurkovic and  Barbara Ann Branca at this event hosted by George Wallace

Spoken Word Sundays NYC
Great Weather for MEDIASunday, November 18, 2018
The Parkside Lounge
31 East Houston Street New York, NY,Featuring Barbara Ann Branca,
Patricia Carragon, and Mike Jurkovic

Hosted by George Wallace

open mic. 21+$3 suggested donation. Two drink min, alcoholic or non.


FACEBOOK EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/337875556988424/?active_tab=about


SUBWAY:

F to Second Avenue

Check the MTA’S WEEKENDER weekend screw-ups

http://web.mta.info/weekender.html

REMINDER: Sensations Magazine Reading at Brownstone Poets, Sat, 11/17

REMINDER:

 

Sensations Magazine Reading at Brownstone Poets


Eight Sensations Magazine poets will feature for Brownstone Poets on Saturday, November 17 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. Come enjoy an afternoon of poetry and delicious food at this cozy family-owned restaurant.

Sensations Magazine poets to read:

REV. ALYTA ADAMS, PATRICIA CARRAGON,

DAVIDSON GARRETT, STEVE KOENIG,

ANNMARIE LOCKHART, DAVID MESSINEO,

JOHN J. TRAUSE, and JACQUELINE de WEEVER


Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St. and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201

718 – 596 – 5900

FACEBOOK EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/111447756463583/

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

Bios

alyta

REV. ALYTA ADAMS is an interfaith minister, collage artist, and poet.  Her published collections include A Combination PlatePoems from a Previous SelfMore Poets from a Previous Self, and 52 Messages from my creative channel.


Carragon 2018

PATRICIA CARRAGON hosts the Brooklyn-based Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology. Her latest books are The Cupcake Chronicles (Poets Wear Prada, 2017) and Innocence (Finishing Line Press, 2017).

DAVIDSON (1)

DAVIDSON GARRETT is a NYC poet/taxi driver and author of the poetry books King Lear of the TaxiTo tell the TRUTH I wanted to be Kitty Carlisle, and Southern Low Protestant Departure:  A Funeral Poem.

Steve Keonig

STEVE KOENIG is a Brooklyn poet and teacher, and author of the poetry book Among the Powder.

ANNEMARIE

ANNMARIE LOCKHART is the founding editor of vox poetica, an online literary salon dedicated to bringing poetry into the everyday.  She is also the Founder and Publisher of Unbound Content, based in Englewood, NJ.

 

DAVID MESSINEO

DAVID MESSINEO, based in Sussex County, NJ, is among the 30 longest-serving independent literary magazine publishers still active in America, as Publisher/Poetry Editor of Sensations Magazine since 1987, and runs the Sensations Magazine Creative Events Series, one of the 25 longest reading series in America.  He is the author of eight published poetry collections, and four new books forthcoming in 2019 to 2022.

JOHN J TRAUSEPhoto Credit: Michaelangelo di Nonno

JOHN J. TRAUSE is a New Jersey poet and library director.  His published poetry books include Seriously SerialEye Candy for AndyInside Out, Upside Down & Round and RoundExercises in High Treason; and Picture This:  For Your Eyes and Ears.

 

JACQUELINE DEWEEVER

JACQUELINE de WEEVER is a Brooklyn poet and professor of English Medieval Literature.  Her two published poetry books are Trailing the Sun’s Sweat, and Rice-Wine Ghosts.

Spoken Word Sundays at the Parkside Lounge, November 18 at 4 p.m.

 

I’m happy to be reading with Mike Jurkovic and  Barbara Ann Branca at this event hosted by George Wallace

Spoken Word Sundays NYC
Great Weather for MEDIASunday, November 18, 2018
The Parkside Lounge
31 East Houston Street New York, NY,

Featuring Barbara Ann Branca,
Patricia Carragon, and Mike Jurkovic

Hosted by George Wallace

open mic. 21+$3 suggested donation. Two drink min, alcoholic or non.


FACEBOOK EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/337875556988424/?active_tab=about


SUBWAY:

F to Second Avenue

Check the MTA’S WEEKENDER weekend screw-ups

http://web.mta.info/weekender.html

Sensations Reading in Brooklyn Heights

Sensations Magazine Reading 


Eight Sensations Magazine poets will feature for Brownstone Poets on Saturday, November 17 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. Come enjoy an afternoon of poetry and delicious food at this cozy family-owned restaurant.

Sensations Magazine poets to read:

REV. ALYTA ADAMS, PATRICIA CARRAGON,

DAVIDSON GARRETT, STEVE KOENIG,

ANNMARIE LOCKHART, DAVID MESSINEO,

JOHN J. TRAUSE, and JACQUELINE de WEEVER


Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St. and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201

718 – 596 – 5900

FACEBOOK EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/111447756463583/

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

Bios

alyta

REV. ALYTA ADAMS is an interfaith minister, collage artist, and poet.  Her published collections include A Combination PlatePoems from a Previous SelfMore Poets from a Previous Self, and 52 Messages from my creative channel.


Carragon 2018

PATRICIA CARRAGON hosts the Brooklyn-based Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology. Her latest books are The Cupcake Chronicles (Poets Wear Prada, 2017) and Innocence (Finishing Line Press, 2017).

DAVIDSON (1)

DAVIDSON GARRETT is a NYC poet/taxi driver and author of the poetry books King Lear of the TaxiTo tell the TRUTH I wanted to be Kitty Carlisle, and Southern Low Protestant Departure:  A Funeral Poem.

Steve Keonig

STEVE KOENIG is a Brooklyn poet and teacher, and author of the poetry book Among the Powder.

ANNEMARIE

ANNMARIE LOCKHART is the founding editor of vox poetica, an online literary salon dedicated to bringing poetry into the everyday.  She is also the Founder and Publisher of Unbound Content, based in Englewood, NJ.

 

DAVID MESSINEO

DAVID MESSINEO, based in Sussex County, NJ, is among the 30 longest-serving independent literary magazine publishers still active in America, as Publisher/Poetry Editor of Sensations Magazine since 1987, and runs the Sensations Magazine Creative Events Series, one of the 25 longest reading series in America.  He is the author of eight published poetry collections, and four new books forthcoming in 2019 to 2022.

JOHN J TRAUSEPhoto Credit: Michaelangelo di Nonno

JOHN J. TRAUSE is a New Jersey poet and library director.  His published poetry books include Seriously SerialEye Candy for AndyInside Out, Upside Down & Round and RoundExercises in High Treason; and Picture This:  For Your Eyes and Ears.

 

JACQUELINE DEWEEVER

JACQUELINE de WEEVER is a Brooklyn poet and professor of English Medieval Literature.  Her two published poetry books are Trailing the Sun’s Sweat, and Rice-Wine Ghosts.