Sally Dawidoff, Karen Neuberg, Michael T. Young, and Barry Wallenstein at Park Plaza Restaurant on Sat, February 29, at 2:30 p.m.

Sally Dawidoff, Karen Neuberg, Michael T. Young, and Barry Wallenstein to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, February 29, 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.

Saturday, February 29, @ 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/179435086752050/

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:

Sally Dawidoff’s poetry has appeared in The Paris Review, Ploughshares, AGNI, and many other periodicals. She has won fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and artist-in-residence programs in the U.S. and abroad. Her stage adaptation of Ha Jin’s novel, The Crazed, premiered at Central Works Theater, and Pets I’ve Known, a song cycle she wrote with composer Jason Atkinson, was recorded at King Kuts, here in Brooklyn. She curates a series of conversations called More Speech.

Karen Neuberg is a Brooklyn-based poet. Her latest book is Pursuit,(Kelsay Press, 2019)She is also the author of the chapbooks, the elephants are asking (Glass Lyre, 2017), Myself Taking Stage (Finishing Line, 2014),and Detailed Still (Poets Wear Prada, 2009).  Her poems and collages can be found in numerous publications including 805, CanaryNew Verse News, and Verse Daily.She belongs to the brevitas online poetry community that celebrates the short poem and is associate editor of the online poetry journal, First Literary Review-East.

Michael T. Young’s third full-length collection, The Infinite Doctrine of Water, was longlisted for the Julie Suk Award. He received a fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. His chapbook, Living in the Counterpoint, received the Jean Pedrick Award from the New England Poetry Club. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous journals including Atticus ReviewGargoyleOneRattle and Valparaiso Poetry Review. His poetry has also been featured on Verse Daily and The Writer’s Almanac.

Barry Wallenstein is the author of eight collections of poetry, the most recent being At the Surprise Hoteland Other Poems (2016) and Drastic Dislocations: New and Selected Poems (2012). His poetry has appeared in over 100 journals, including Ploughshares, The Nation, Centennial Review, and American Poetry Review. A special interest is his presentation of poetry readings in collaboration with jazz.  He has made eight recordings of his poetry with jazz, the most recent being titled Lisbon Sunset, (2016). Barry is Emeritus Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the City University of New York and an editor of the journal, American Book Review

Carragon Upcoming Readings February-March 2020


A New Decade for Sharing Words.

Photo by Marc-André Runcie-Unger

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events with other wordsmiths and more!


Will be bringing my latest books,”Meowku” and “The Cupcake Chronicles” from Poets Wear Prada to the reading. 

Saturday, February 15 

Boog City 13.5 Arts Festival

From 1:30 p.m. to 8:25 p.m. 

Unnameable Books 600 Vanderbilt Ave. 

Prospect Heights, Brooklyn 11238
(718) 789-1534
Free Admission

(I go on around 6:10) 

Schedule:

1:30 p.m. Miwa Gemini (music)2:00 p.m. Jim Feast2:10 p.m. Bonny Finberg2:20 p.m. Carol Wierzbicki2:35 p.m. Eve Packer 2:45 p.m. Matthew Hupert3:00 p.m. Susan Weiman3:10 p.m. Dorothy Friedman August3:20 p.m. break3:30 p.m. Jane Ormerod3:40 p.m. David Lawton3:50 p.m. Jessica Rogers-Cerrato4:00 p.m. Natalie Mack (music)4:15 p.m. Evie Ivy4:25 p.m. Karen Neuberg4:35 p.m. Jason Zuzga-154:50 p.m. Natalie Mack (music)5:05 p.m. breakHost TBD6:00 p.m. Amy Barone6:10 p.m. Patricia Carragon6:20 p.m Hugo dos Santos6:35 p.m. Cynthia Dewi Oka-156:50 p.m. Meghann Boltz-157:05 p.m. Jason Trachtenburg (music)7:35 p.m. Wanda Phipps7:35 p.m. Jean-Paul Pecqueur7:45 p.m. Kirwyn Sutherland-158:00 p.m. Joanna Fuhrman8:10 p.m. Suzan Jivan-158:25 p.m. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Thursday, February 27 
NeuroNautic Institute Presents
From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Joel Allegretti
Patricia Carragon
John J. Trause
Hosted by Matthew Hubert
KGB Red Room
85 E.4th Street NYC 10003 3rd Floor up
Free Admission – 2 Drink Minimum 

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Friday, March 6 The New Feminine: 

Poetry/Flash Reading and Open Mic 

Meet and hear

the fabulous writers from Poets Wear Prada:
Patricia Carragon

Iris N. Schwartz

Tantra-zawadi

Chocolate Waters

Hosted by Roxanne Hoffman

FACEBOOK EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/206631600452123/



Bureau of General Services / Queer Division

208 W 13th St, Rm 210 NYC 10011

from 7 p.m to 9 p.m.

$10 SUGGESTED DONATION OR WHATEVER YOU CAN AFFORD!!!

PLUS PANEL DISCUSSION AND OPEN MIC

REMINDER: Julie Bentsen, Maria Chisolm, Freida Jones, and Prince A. McNally to at Plaza Restaurant, Saturday, January 25, at 2:30 p.m.

Julie Bentsen, Maria Chisolm, Freida Jones, and Prince A. McNally to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, January 25, 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.

Saturday, January 25, @ 2:30 P.M.

Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St. and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201

718 – 596 – 5900

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


FACEBOOK EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/754504878379386/

Bios:

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Julie Bentsen is a poet and surrealist illustrator from the forgotten realms of Staten Island, which she represented in the 2016 and 2018 National Poetry Slam competition. A student of the Unconscious, her poetry and sketches often stem from dreams and nightmares. As a visual artist she enjoys creating live pen and ink sketches to live poetry, and has done so at events with 3Po3try NYC, Deep Tanks Studios, Post:blank magazine, NYSAI magazine, and Lumen.

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Maria Chisolm worked with the late Adolph Caesar with her poetry and actor/play write, Paul Benjamin who both were a big inspiration to her and for her. She has read twice at The Ensemble Theater in New York. She participated in the Los Vegas 20th Anniversary and Symposium Poetry Contest for The International Library of Poetry. She won a poetry contest at the Queens Borough Public Library and has read some of her work on Hugh Hamilton’s Talk Back Radio Show. She has also read at The Drama Book Shop twice in Potpourri, a show directed by Melissa Maxwell. Maria is in several Anthology Books and was in Essence Magazine. Maria currently has a poetry book out called Sudan’s Angels which is available on Amazon, e-book, or from AuthorHouse, and a new book out called Burnt Orange.

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Born in Englewood, New Jersey, Freida Jones is a writer of poems, novels, and plays. She is the author of Music Masquerades as Honey in My Hands, a collection of poems centered around jazz. While at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, her play, Lucky Strikes Legacy was produced. More recently, in 2016, Freida performed a dramatic reading of In the Tradition (Amiri Baraka), a tribute to writer at the theater in Gallatin, NYU. She was the producer of a live dramatic performance of Music Masquerades in Harlem in 2017. Participation in workshops: Cave Canem, Women Writers in Bloom, and John Maney’s Finding Your Inner Wisdom keeps her creativity refreshed.

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Prince A. McNally is a Brooklyn born poet, writer, philosopher, activist, and spoken-word artist. Prince is a rising voice on the NYC poetry scene, whose poetry focuses primarily on the human condition and social injustice. His work has appeared in The Dissident Voice, TUCK Magazine, GLO-MAG (India), The World Poets Anthology, The International Beat Poets, and anthologies, Beatatude and We Are Beat to name a few. His first collection of poetry is scheduled for an early 2020 release.