Cornelius Eady, Robert Gibbons, and JP Howard at Park Plaza Restaurant Sat, 1/26/19

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM BROWNSTONE POETS!

Mark your calendar for Three Powerful Poets to Ring in another year for poetry at Park Plaza Restaurant!

Three powerful poets Cornelius Eady, Robert Gibbons, and JP Howard will feature for Brownstone Poets on Saturday, January 26 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.

CORNELIUS EADY
ROBERT GIBBONS
JP HOWARD

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/2199597443431909/

Subways:

Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street

$5 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Open-Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon

Bios

Cornelius Eady is the author of Hardheaded Weather (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2008); Brutal Imagination (2001), which was a finalist for the 2001 National Book Award in Poetry; The Gathering of My Name (1991), which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize; BOOM BOOM BOOM (1988); Victims of the Latest Dance Craze (1985), which was chosen by Louise GlückCharles Simic, and Philip Booth for the 1985 Lamont Poetry Selection of The Academy of American Poets. In 1996, Eady and poet Toi Derricote founded Cave Canem, a nonprofit organization serving black poets and acting as a safe space for intellectual engagement and critical debate. In 2016, she and Eady accepted the National Book Foundation’s Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community on behalf of Cave Canem. He has collaborated with jazz composer Deidre Murray in the production of several works of musical theater, including You Don’t Miss Your WaterRunning Man, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 1999    

Robert Gibbons graduated from the English Department at City College in the Spring of 2018. He won the Robert Dejur Prize for Poetry. He has attended the Disquiet Festival in Lisbon, Portugal in the Summer of 2017 and the Norman Mailer Residency in 2016. He has been published in Killer Whale, Suisun Valley Review, Turtle Island Review, and so many that it is difficult to enumerate. His first collection of verse, Close to the Tree, was published in 2012 by Three Rooms Press.

JP Howard’s debut poetry collection, SAY/MIRROR (The Operating System)was a 2016 Lambda Literary finalist. She is also the author of bury your love poems here(Belladonna*). JP is a 2019 featured author in Lambda Literary’s LGBTQ Writers in Schools program. JP curates Women Writers in Bloom Poetry Salon and has received fellowships and grants from Cave Canem, VONA, Lambda, Astraea and Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC). Her poetry and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Academy of American Poets,Anomaly, Apogee Journal, The Feminist Wire, Split this Rock, Muzzle Magazine, and The Best American Poetry Blog. JP holds a BA from Barnard College, an MFA in Creative Writing from The City College of New York and a JD from Brooklyn Law School. Visit JP online at:http://www.jp-howard.com.

REMINDER: Celebrate the New Year with Poetry

REMINDER:
Celebrate the New Year with Poetry:

Before the Dawn 
The 25th Annual Alternative New Year’s Day Spoken Word/ Performance Extravaganza


1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Free Admission
Tuesday, January 1, 2019


St. John’s Lutheran Church
81 Christopher Street,(Between Seventh Avenue South and Bleecker Street)

Greenwich Village, NY


150 + performers, plus an Open Mic


I will be hosting between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
and reading between 1 p.m. and 1:45 p.m.



Subways:
F, D, A, E, C, to West 4th Street
1 to Christopher Street
Check the MTA Weekender website

for Subway screw-upshttp://web.mta.info/weekender.html


150 + performers, plus an Open Mic
I will be hosting between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
and reading between 1 p.m. and 1:45 p.m.

Subways:
F, D, A, E, C, to West 4th Street
1 to Christopher Street
Check the MTA Weekender websitefor Subway screw-ups

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

More End of the Year Publications

Happy New Year Everyone!


Last minute publication announcements before the ball drops:


Poetrybay Winter 2018/19
Kudos to George Wallace for accepting my jazz poem, “All I Could Do Was Cry” for the latest edition of Poetrybay.
http://www.poetrybay.com/winter2018-9/carragon-10.html
Poetrybay 2019, an online literary journal in the 21rst century, Consisting of Poetrybay, Polarity and Long Island Quarterly.
www.poetrybay.com


Included in this issue:
POETRYBAY: Tozan Alkan, Fred Alsberg, Wendy Barker, Meagan Brothers, Nathan Brown, Milenko Budamir, Patricia Carragon, Linda Sharbat Cleary, Craig Czury, Holly Day, Josephine Dickinson, Cornelius Eady, Dragan Evtimova, Elizabeth Grech, Gladys Henderson, Aimee Herman, Scott Rex Hightower, Cynthia Hogue, Kathleen Ann Hudson, Ron Kolm, Jane Rosenberg LaForge, ML Liebler, Jesus-Papoleto Melendez, Naomi Shihab Nye, Robert Peake, Octavio Quintanilla, Kevin Rabas, Bertha Rogers, Nicholas Samaras, Penelope Shuttle, Steven M Smith, Thomas R Smith, Dionysios Solomos, Susan Terris, Natalia Trevino, Martin Willits Jr., Viktoria Valenzeula, Edward Vidaurre, and Anton Yakovlev; plus flash fiction and a featured poem from Martin Espada.POLARITY: Youssef Alaoui, Bree, Lawrence ‘Larry’ Carradini, Andy Clausen, Neeli Cherkovski, Cathyann Cusimano, Jim D Deuchars, John Dorsey, Howie Faerstein, Jose Faush, Jack Foley, Chatham Grey, Ian Griffiths, S.A. Griffin, Ngoma Hill, Matthew Hupert, Jennifer Juneau, Craig Kite, Paul Koniecki, Ptr KozlowskiRon Lampi, Jenn Lane, Jessica LoosSteve Luttrell, Marta Markoska, Ellyn Maybe, Jesus-Papoleto Melendez, Thurston Moore, Frank Murphy,Valery Oisteanu, Annie Petrie, Puma Perl, Mike Platsky, Vincent Quatroche, Karl Roulston, Meg Smith, William Taylor Jr., Tommy Twilight, Scott Wannberg, Jeff Wright, and Daniel Yaryan.LONG ISLAND QUARTERLY: Lloyd Abrams, Donald Allen, Liz Axelrod-Olson, Antonio Bellia, Cliff Bleidner, Barbara Ann Branca, Richard Bronson, Adam Fisher, Tammy Green, Vicki Iorio, Kate Kelly, Joan Payne Kincaid, Maria Kranidis, Brendan McCurdy, Wayne Mennecke, Marsha M Nelson, Barbara Novack, Ellen Pober Rittberg, Ruth Sabath Rosenthal, Robert Savino, Barbara Southard, Dd Spungin, Ed SteverMary Jane TenerelliPramila Venkateswaran, Herb Wahlsteen, Lois Walker.
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Krytyka Lieracka ISSN 2084-1124 Nr 3-4•2018 

Happy to be part of this fine Polish publication, Krytyka Literacka and to be among these writers:
• Steve Dalachinsky • David Day • Isabella Degen Niels Hav • William Heyen • Peter Thabit Jones
Adrian Ligęza • Erica Mapp • Harry Nudel • Yuko Otomo * Erik La Prade • Tomasz Marek Sobieraj • Jacek Świerk
Joanna Turek • Barry Wallenstein • Jeffrey Wright.Thank you Tomasz Marek Sobieraj and Erik LaPradahttps://krytykaliteracka.blogspot.com/2018/12/krytyka-literacka-3-42018-english-issue.html?fbclid=IwAR366MtQ4GIZNILCgPyJY0JSFYEydPcQL-LK5Y5b9MgWBr-iOrH2OYGx8q0

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Bear Creek Haiku, Saturday December 29, 2018

Thank you Ayaz Daryl Niesen and your furry team members Tama, Frosty, and Kitty Kali for including me in your latest issue:

window candlelight
snowflake illumination
on glass


under the chandelier

words turn
to crystal

sleeping cat

her calm 
before the storm



Kudos to Paula Yup, t.kilgore, Peggy Dugan French, A.A. Milne, Judith Partin-Nielsen, Angelee, Deodhor, E. Martin Petersoen, Steve Ausherman

Thank you Ayaz Daryl Niesen and your furry team members Tama, Frosty, and Kitty Kali for including me in your latest issue:

https://bearcreekhaiku.blogspot.com/2018/12/melting-into-poetry-paula-yup-t-kilgore.html

window candlelight
snowflake illumination
on glass

under the chandelier
words turn
to crystal

sleeping cat
her calm 
before the storm

Kudos to Paula Yup, t.kilgore, Peggy Dugan French, A.A. Milne, Judith Partin-Nielsen, Angelee, Deodhor, E. Martin Petersoen, Steve Ausherman

               Bear Creek Haiku, Saturday December 12, 2018

Thank you Ayaz Daryl Niesen and your furry team members Tama, Frosty, and Kitty Kali for including me in your latest issue:

https://bearcreekhaiku.blogspot.com/2018/12/brooklyns-patricia-carragon-torontos.html

snow angels
turn gray
urban grief


under the chandelier

words turn
to crystal

morning shadows 

on sidewalk
a cat crosses

nature’s litter box

outside my building
yellow eyes behind bushes

Kudos to Suparna Ghosh, Marion McGauhy, The Barakat Gallery, Celine Mariotti, Kelly Sauvage Angel.

     Bear Creek Haiku, Issue #145, November 2018


Thank you Ayaz Daryl Niesen and your furry team members Tama, Frosty, and Kitty Kali for including my piece, “Roller Coaster Train” in your latest issue. Kudos to Peggy Dugan French, Judith Patin-Nielsen, t. kilgore splake, Juanita Torrence-Thompson, and more.

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Mankh’s Haiku Calendar 2019, Allbook Books Press
Thanks Mankh for taking my haiku and my photo, “Haiku Blossoms.”

undefeated the crocus wins over snow

past the open doors of a stalled trainbirdsong enters
moth lands on my arms makes swift exitsummer solstice

Kudos to Mankh, Cliff Bleidner, Edgar Carlson, Steve Dalachinsky, Betsey Dickerson, Geraldine Green, Bill Kenney, Yuko Otomo, Robert Savino, Patti Tana, J R Turek, Margarette Wahl, and more.

The 25th Annual Alternative New Year’s Day Spoken Word/ Performance Extravaganza

The 25th Annual Alternative New Year’s Day Spoken Word/ Performance Extravaganza

Celebrate the New Year with Poetry:

Before the Dawn 
The 25th Annual Alternative New Year’s Day Spoken Word/ Performance Extravaganza
1 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Free Admission
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
St. John’s Lutheran Church
81 Christopher Street,(Between Seventh Avenue South and Bleecker Street)
150 + performers, plus an Open Mic
I will be hosting between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
and reading between 1 p.m. and 1:45 p.m.
Greenwich Village, NY

Subways:

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

1 to Christopher Street

Check the MTA Weekender website

for Subway screw-ups

Happy Holidays from Brownstone Poets


No reading for December – Happy Holidays from Brownstone Poets

No reading for December 
Happy Holidays from Brownstone Poets
May the season bring peace of mind, joy, and hope.


Come back on Saturday, January 26, 2018 at 2:30 p.m.
to hear

Juliet P. Howard, Cornelius Eady, Robert Gibbons

 

at Park Plaza Restaurant 

220 Cadman Plaza West

Brooklyn, NY 11201



First snowfalling

on the half-finished bridge

Matsuo Bashō

Sunday, December 16 at Voices of Poetry at the Montauk Club


Sunday, December 16 at Voices of Poetry at the Montauk Club25 8th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
With Cathy Gigante-Brown, Heather Corbally Bryant,Patricia Carragon, Gillian Cummings, Terence Degnan, Devon Moore
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Hosted by Neil Silberblatt and Harvey Soss
Free Admission – Open-mic
Facebook Invite:

https://www.facebook.com/events/287440455322451/?active_tab=about

Per Neil Silberblatt:
“Join us at this gorgeous and historic venue in Park Slope, Brooklyn for an afternoon of exceptional poetry.

There will also be an “open mic” for those wishing to share their work (1 poem or 5 minutes, whichever is less).

Located just around the corner from the Grand Army Plaza 2/3 subway stop, the Montauk Club is easily accessible by public transportation [2, 3, Q, F] or car. And it’s free, with a brief tour usually included at the conclusion of the reading. To reserve your spot for the open mic, please contact Harvey Soss at artfuldodgerspoetry@gmail.com or at poetsoss@gmail.com; additional spots will be available on the performance date on a first come first served basis as time permits.”

***Check with the MTA Weekender for all service changeshttp://web.mta.info/weekender.html

REMINDER: Third Brownstone Poets 2018 Anthology Book Event

REMINDER:

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



Third Brownstone Poets 2018 Anthology Book EventA 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