Brownstone Poets on ZOOM
Saturday, December 12 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City
Yuyutsu Sharma, Bertha Rogers,
Carrie Magness Radna
Please follow directions below to prevent last minute traffic on the day of the reading:We’re back! On ZOOM. Our December features are Yuyutsu Sharma, Bertha Rogers, and Carrie Magness Radna. 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: https://rb.gy/utlbolStep 2: Register in advance for this meeting: https://rb.gy/9hxvyhStep 3: After making your donation and registering, you will receive a confidential confirmation email containing your unique link to join the event.Looking forward to seeing you at our December reading!
Yuyutsu SharmaWorld-renowned Himalayan poet and translator, Yuyutsu Sharma has published ten poetry collections including, The Second Buddha Walk, A Blizzard in my Bones: New York Poems, Quaking Cantos: Nepal Earthquake Poems, Nepal Trilogy, Space Cake, Amsterdam and Annapurna Poems. Half the year, he travels and reads all over the world and conducts Creative Writing workshops at various universities in North America and Europe but goes trekking in the Himalayas when back home. Currently, Yuyutsu Sharma is a visiting poet at Columbia University and edits, Pratik: A Quarterly Magazine of Contemporary Writing.
Bertha Rogers’s poems have been published in journals and anthologies; and in several collections, among them Wild, Again (Salmon, 2019); Heart Turned Back (Salmon, 2011); and Sleeper, You Wake (Mellen, 1991). Her translation of Beowulf was published in 2000, and her translation and illuminations of the riddle-poems in the thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon Exeter Book were published as Uncommon Creatures in 2019. She co-founded Bright Hill Press & Literary Center of the Catskills in 1992; although retired, she still teaches literary workshops and edits poetry collections for the Center. She lives on a mountain in New York’s western Catskills.
Carrie Magness Radna
Carrie Magness Radna is an audiovisual cataloger at the New York Public Library, a choral singer and a poet who loves traveling. Her poems have previously appeared in The Oracular Tree, Muddy River Poetry Review, Poetry Super Highway, Home Planet News, Cajun Mutt Press, Walt’s Corner, Alien Buddha Press, Jerry Jazz Musician and First Literary Review-East. Her first poetry collection, Hurricanes never apologize (Luchador Press) was published in December 2019. Her upcoming poetry collection In the blue hour (Nirala Publications), will be published in 2021. Born in Norman, Oklahoma, she now lives with her husband in Manhattan, New York.