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
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.
$5 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Open-Mic
Curated by Patricia Carragon
REV. ALYTA ADAMS is an interfaith minister, collage artist, and poet. Her published collections include A Combination Plate, Poems from a Previous Self, More Poets from a Previous Self, and 52 Messages from my creative channel.
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 GARRETT is a NYC poet/taxi driver and author of the poetry books King Lear of the Taxi, To tell the TRUTH I wanted to be Kitty Carlisle, and Southern Low Protestant Departure: A Funeral Poem.
STEVE KOENIG is a Brooklyn poet and teacher, and author of the poetry book Among the Powder.
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, 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.
Photo Credit: Michaelangelo di Nonno
JOHN J. TRAUSE is a New Jersey poet and library director. His published poetry books include Seriously Serial; Eye Candy for Andy; Inside Out, Upside Down & Round and Round; Exercises in High Treason; and Picture This: For Your Eyes and Ears.
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.