FBomb NY-An evening of short fiction readings

FBomb NY-An evening of short fiction readings

Friday, March 1 from 7p.m. to 9 p.m.

KGB Bar

85 E.4th Street (off 2nd Avenue)
3rd Floor Red Room
New York, NY

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/408913176525272/

Paul Beckman’s monthly reading guest-hosted in Paul’s absence by Francine Witte

Featured Readers:
Annie Bien, A.E. Weisgerber, Ron Kolm, David Huberman, Dorothy Cantwell, and Iris N. Schwartz

Spotlight guests (reading for three minutes each) Jennifer Juneau, Susan Weiman, Linda Lerner, and Patricia Carragon.

Two drink minimum.
Come join us in this gorgeous sexycool room.

George Held, Pamela Hughes, Claudia Serea, Anton Yakovlev at Park Plaza Restaurant Sat, 3/23 at 2:30 p.m.

Four amazing poets George Held, Pamela Hughes, Claudia Serea, and Anton Yakovlev will feature for Brownstone Poets on Saturday, March 23 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.

George HeldPamela HughesClaudia SereaAnton Yakovlev Saturday, March 23 @ 2:30 P.M.

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/978037665918053/

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

George Held writes poems, stories, translations, and book reviews for such periodicals as American Book Review,Blue Unicorn and Transference. A winner of three Performance Poets Association haiku contests, he has also received ten Pushcart Prize nominations. His new children’s book is Under the Escalator (2018), and his 21st book will be Second Sight (2019). George is happy to read again with Pamela, Claudia, and Anton and is grateful to Pattie Carragon for her support.

Pamela Hughes is the editor of Narrative Northeast, a literary and arts magazine that supports diverse voices and visions, LGBTQ and feminist voices, as well as the environment.  Her eco collection of poetry, Meadowland Take My Hand was published in 2017 by Three Mile Harbor Press. She has received three Pushcart Prize nominations. Her work has appeared in such literary journals: Canary; The Brooklyn Review; Prairie Schooner;Literary Mama; PANK; The Paterson Literary Review; the Red Wheelbarrow; Thema, and elsewhere.  She graduated from Brooklyn College with an MFA in Creative Writing.

Claudia Serea is a Romanian-born poet with work published in Field, New Letters, Gravel, Prairie Schooner, The Mahalat Review, Asymptote, RHINO, and elsewhere. She has published five poetry collections, most recently Twoxism, a poetry-photography collaboration with Maria Haro (8th House Publishing, 2018). Serea is a founding editor of National Translation Month and a co-host of The Williams Poetry Readings series in Rutherford, NJ. She writes and translates on her commute between New Jersey and New York.

Anton Yakovlev‘s latest chapbook Chronos Dines Alone, winner of the James Tate Poetry Prize 2018, was published by SurVision Books. He is also the author of Ordinary Impalers (Kelsay Books, 2017) and two prior chapbooks. His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Hopkins Review, Measure, Amarillo Bay, and elsewhere. Yakovlev is the current education director at the Bowery Poetry Club, where he also curates the Triangle Quarterly reading series. He co-hosts the Carmine Street Metrics series in Manhattan and The Williams Poetry Readings series in Rutherford, NJ.

REMINDER:

Stephanie Laterza, Richard Levine, Carl Rosenstock, Harvey Preston Soss at Park Plaza Restaurant Sat, 2/23 at 2:30 p.m.

Four amazing poets Stephanie Laterza, Richard Levine, Carl Rosenstock, and Harvey Preston Soss will feature for Brownstone Poets on Saturday, February 23 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.

Stephanie Laterza
Richard Levine
Carl Rosenstock
Harvey Preston Soss 

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/1026813417524418/

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

Stephanie Laterza is a 2018 SU-CASA award recipient from the Brooklyn Arts Council, and the author of legal thriller, The Boulevard Trial. She holds a B.A. in English from Fordham College at Lincoln Center and a J.D. from New England Law School, where a course in Law and Literature fostered her creative writing. Stephanie’s poetry and fiction have appeared in online and print publications including L’Éphémère ReviewFirst Literary Review-East,Ovunque SiamoLiterary MamaAkashic BooksA Gathering of the TribesNewtown LiteraryThe Nottingham Review, and Obra/Artifact. Stephanie’s poetry chapbook, The Psyche Trials, is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press.  

Retired New York City teacher and poet Richard Levine is the author of the poetry collections Contiguous States (Finishing Line Press, 2018) and Selected Poems (Future Cycle Press, forthcoming 2019), as well five chapbooks: The Cadence of Mercy, A Tide of a Hundred Mountains, That Country’s Soul, A Language Full of Wars and Songs, and Snapshots from a Battle. Recent publications include BigCityLit, Comstock Review, Cortland Review, Home Planet News, HOWL, Main Street Rag, Mudfish Review, Passager, Rabbit: A Journal of Nonfiction Poetry, and Steam Ticket. He also has two political song videos on YouTube: “Judge Roberts: One Man, One Woman One Vote” and “The Talkin’ Frackin’ Blues.”

Carl Rosenstock was born in Albany, New York, and grew up on a farm near there.  He received a B.A. in Asian History from Union College, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Vermont College.  He lives and works on the westernmost end of Long Island, in Brooklyn, New York.  His work has appeared in various magazines and anthologies.  He helped curate the Village Reading Series, and then curated the Night-&-Day Reading Series.  He was the Poetry Editor of Memoir Journal, as well as serving on their editorial board.  His first book,The Mystery of Systems, was published in 2017 by CW Books. 

Harvey Preston Soss lives in Brooklyn, and first began writing seriously some three years ago, having recently all but abandoned his law practice, devoted primarily to the criminal defense of indigents, to write full-time. He won Writers’ Digest Writing Competition poetry awards in 2015 and 2016. Two of his poems were published in conjunction with the 2016 University of Canberra’s Vice-chancellor’s International Poetry Prize; others are presently awaiting publication both here and abroad. He curates The Artful Dodgers Poetry Reading Series at the historical Montauk Club in Brooklyn.

CHOICES AND MONSTERS: A READING

 

 

 

CHOICES AND MONSTERS: A READING

Friday, February 8 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Unnameable Books
600 Vanderbilt Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY 11238 

Facebook event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/243143126614304/

 

We will read on the themes of choice and/or the dream of reason produces monsters (from the Goya painting) or the end of monsters (via Beckett),

followed by work of our own poets/performers:

Sparrow, Eve Packer, Violet Snow, Robert Gibbons, Jason R. Gallagher, Stella Padnos, Federica Pantana, Patricia Carragon, Carol Wierzbicki, Danny Shot, Kim Brandon, Lehman Weichselbaum, Ron Kolm, Austin Alexis, Tsaurah Litzky, Stephen Paul Miller, Nicole Costa

short Open Free event

curated by Eve Packer