Late August – September Publication News

Jerry Jazz Musician,  Collection of Jazz Poetry, Summer 2020 Edition, August 24, 2020

Happy that my two poems, The Very Thought of You and All I Could Do is Cryare in the summer edition of Jerry Jazz Musician. Thank you Joseph Maita for this honor. Pleased to be with these writers:

Alan YountAnggo GenorgaArlene CorwinAurora M. LewisBob WaltersCarrie Magness RadnaCharles Joseph AlbertChristopher D. SimsCJ MuchhalaD.R. JamesDavid DephyDavid SweetEd RuzickaEd WersteinEdward Sheehyemory jonesErren KellyFelicia CherneskyFreddingtonGeoff PolkJerrice BaptisteJohn GreyJohn StuppJulianne Di NennaK. RobertsMichael L. NewellMichael Vander DoesMillicent Borges AccardiMoe SeagerPhil LinzPhyllis WaxPrince McNallyR. BremnerRobert NisbetRoger SingerRon KolmRussell DupontScott SilsbeSusandaleSusie GharibTerrance Underwoodwarren goodsonWilliam Minor

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Bear Creek Haiku Blogspot, Thursday, August 27, 2020

Much gratitude to Ayaz Daryl Nielsen and his kitty crew for publishing my Catku. Shout outs to Tomas Tranströmer, Teresinka Pereira, Miriam Sagan, Rachael Lkins, Eva Limbach, Linda Amos, r soos, t kilgore splake, Chris “Cricket” Faiers
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Bear Creek Haiku Blogspot, Sunday, August 30, 2020

Pleased to be in Bear Creek Haiku again. Thank you, Ayaz Daryl Nielsen. You are the cat’s MEOW!
Kudos to Jo Balistreri, Sarah Mahina Calvello, Carl Mayfield, James B Peters, Judith Partin-Nielsen, t kilgore slake, and Antonio Machado!


Paterson Literary Review, Issue #48  2020

Thank you Maria Gillan for publishing “Dance With Me,” in the latest Paterson Review. Kudos to Amy Barone, John Amen, Laura Boss, Ted Jonathan, Linda Lerner, Ronald P. Bremner, Thaddeus Rutkowski, Amanda J. Bradley, et al.

Poetry in Performance #48, Annual Spring Poetry Festival, the City College of New York, May 1, 2020 (e-book)

Thank you and kudos to Pamela Laskin and Gregory Crosby for publishing “Send Me an Angel” in Poetry In Performance 48 and kudos to Jeff Wright Alicia Ostriker Ilka Scobie Barry Wallenstein Molly Peacock Keisha Keisha-Gaye Anderson Steven Koenig JP Howard Ellen Lytle Eve Packer Richard Levine et al and to the NYC students in this issue.


The Weekly Avocet #407, September 20, 2020 and Jerry Jazz Musician, September 23, 2020

Thank you Charles Portolano of the Avocet and Joe Maita from Jerry Jazz Musician for publishing “September Song.”
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Brownstone Poets with Sarah Sarai, Geer Austin and Matthew Hupert, Sunday, Oct 11 from 2pm to 4pm

Brownstone Poets with Sarah Sarai, Geer Austin and Matthew Hupert

Sunday, October 11 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
We’re back! On ZOOM. 
Our October features are Matthew Hupert, Sarah Sarai, and Geer Austin. Plus a limited open mic. Your $5 contributions keeps our annual anthology in print and pays our features. Hosted by Patricia Carragon, our Brooklyn girl and Editor-in-Chief.

Step 1: Make your $5 donation:

Step 2: Register in advance for this meeting:

Step 3: After making your donation and registering, you will receive a confidential confirmation email containing your unique link to join the event.


Sarah Sarai is poet and independent editor in New York. She is also a squirrel enthusiast and volunteers teaching etiquette to pigeons. Sarah has published two full-length poetry collections, That Strapless Bra in Heaven (Kelsay Books) and The Future Is Happy (BlazeVOX[books]), as well as the chapbooks Geographies of Soul and Taffeta (Indolent Books), Emily Dickinson’s Coconut Face (Dusie), The Risen Barbie (Dusie) and others. Her short stories have been published in many journals, as have her poems. Born in a former speakeasy on Long Island (N.Y.), raised in the sleeze of Paul Thomas Anderson’s San Fernando Valley, Ms. Sarai holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College.

Geer Austin is the author of Cloverleaf (Poets Wear Prada Press). His poetry appears in Poet Lore, Manhattanville Review, Big Bridge, Plenitude, Boog City, and other journals, and in Lovejets: queer male poets on 200 years of Walt Whitman, and other anthologies. He lives in New York City.

Matthew Hupert, from New York City, is the founder of NeuroNautic Institute and Press. He has 2 full length collections, Ism is a Retrovirus (Three Rooms Press-2011) and Secular Pantheism (NeuroNautic Press-2019) plus several chapbooks. He’s appeared in Midstream Magazine, Maintenant DaDa journal, and Sonnets: 150 Contemporary Sonnets (2005) Matthew hosts the annual NY poets reading, Night in the Naked City, and the Monthly series NeuroNautic Institute Presents.