Great Weather for Media is pleased to host a celebration of “Welcome To The Barbecue,” a new book of poems by Ron Kolm. In addition to Ron, reading from the book will be Amy Barone, Patricia Carragon, Thaddeus Rutkowski, and reading host Francine Witte.
RON KOLM is a contributing editor of Sensitive Skin magazine, and the author of Divine Comedy, A Change in the Weather and Welcome to the Barbecue. He’s had work in Maintenant, Local Knowledge, Live Mag! and The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry. Ron’s papers are archived in the NYU library.
GWforM host George Wallace
Open Mic 2 drink (alc/non) minimum, $3 in the can to support the cause. You know the drill.
Four awesome poets Bob Heman, Cindy Hochman, Carrie Magness Radna, and Miriam Stanley to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, August 24 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.
Carrie Magness Radna
Saturday, August 24 @ 2:30 P.M.
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
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Bob Heman’s most recent publications are The House of Grand Farewells (Luna Bisonte Prods), a collection of prose poems written using an experimental method, and The Number 5 Is Always Suspect (Presa Press), a collection of 24 collaborative poems written with Cindy Hochman. Over the last half-century his words have appeared in such diverse publications as New American Writing, Kayak, Sentence, Caliban, The Prose Poem: An International Journal, Otoliths, Artful Dodge, Paragraph, and Hanging Loose. His collages have been featured on the covers of the last few Brownstone Anthologies. Since 1972 he has edited CLWN WR (formerly Clown War).
Cindy Hochman is the president of “100 Proof” Copyediting Services and the editor-in-chief of the online poetry journal First Literary Review-East. She is on the book review staff of Pedestal Magazine, and has written reviews for American Book Review, Clockwise Cat, Home Planet News, great Weather for MEDIA, and others. Her solo chapbook, Habeas Corpus, was published by Glass Lyre Press in 2015. Her collaborative chapbook, The Number 5 Is Always Suspect, with her co-feature Bob Heman, was recently published by Presa Press. Cindy lives, loves, reads, writes, edits, hangs out on Facebook, studies Russian, and agonizes over politics in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.
Born in Norman, Oklahoma, Carrie Magness Radna is an archival audiovisual cataloger at the New York Public Library, a singer, a lyricist-songwriter, and a poet who loves to travel. Her poems have previously appeared in the Oracular Tree, Muddy River Poetry Review, Mediterranean Poetry, First Literary Review-East, The Poetic Bond VIII (Willowdown Books), Shot Glass Journal (issue 27), and will be published in Nomad’s Choir, Polarity E-Magazine and and yet untitled Transcendent Poetry Anthology from Cosmographia in Summer 2019. Her first chapbook, Conversations with dead composers at Carnegie Hall (Flutter Press), was published in January 2019.
Miriam Stanley has performed her poetry in Israel and the United States. She is included in numerous anthologies, including Occupy Wall Street, Grab The Apple, and Skyscrapers, Taxis, and Tampons. Miriam has featured at Dixon Place, ExitArt, Tribes Gallery, and numerous other venues. She has published four collections of poems by rogue scholars press. She attends the Riverside Poets workshop and has been included in their last two anthologies.