brevitas 18th Annual Festival of the Short Poem on Sunday, November 14, at 4pmVirtual Program



Join us at the brevitas 18th Annual Festival of the Short Poem on Sunday, November 14, at 4pm
Virtual Program with open mic at end (one poem 14 lines maximum)

Register on Eventbrite:https://www.eventbrite.com/…/the-brevitas-poetry…


Hosted by Flash Rosenberg w/50+ poets, including Ron Kolm, Patricia Carragon, Maria Lisella, co-founder Steve Zeitlin, Austin Alexis Amy Barone, and more.

HerStories Poets, Wednesday, September 22 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Zoom

Coming right up – 7 -9:30 pm – Wednesday, September 22!

For the Zoom link,

email herstory27@gmail.com.

Phœnix Reading with Ron Kolm, Amy Barone, Patricia Carragon on Sunday, April 11 at 6 p.m.

Happy National Poetry Month!

Amy Barone

Ron Kolm
Patricia Carragon

Michael Graves is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting with Ron Kohm, Amy Barone, Patricia Carragon.

Please join us to hear these amazing writers and share your work at the open mic.

$5

Hosted by Michael Graves

Topic: Michael Graves’ Zoom Meeting
Time: Apr 11, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Paterson Review #48 this Saturday at 1 p.m. EST

Paterson Review #48 this Saturday, March 6 at 1 p.m. EST

Come join me with Amy Barone and other great poets at this celebration of words.  I will be reading “Dance with Me,” a touching poem inspired by a Ben E. King classic song.

For Your family and friends:

Dear contributors of Paterson Literary Review #48:  

The Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College present a virtual Poetry Reading  by the contributors of Paterson Literary Review #48 on Saturday, March 6, 21 at 1PM (EST).  If you want to join and enjoy the Poetry Reading, please see below the Livestream YouTube link and click on it at 1 PM (EST).

Please see below the Livestream YouTube link and forward it to your family and friends so they can hear you read. You can send it to as many people as you want.

Ron Kolm Book Launch, Sunday, August 4 at The Parkside Lounge at 4 p.m.

Thank you Ron Kolm for inviting me to read your wonderful poems.Congrats again on your new book. What I wrote in the blurb came from my heart.

Great Weather for Media Presents: Ron Kolm

Sunday, August 4 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Parkside Lounge317 East Houston StreetNYC 10002
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/912061109170803/

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.

REMINDER: Amy Barone, Steve Luttrell, Jeffrey Cyphers Wright at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat, April 28 at 2:30 p.m.

Reminder:

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2018

Brownstone Poets Still Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents

Saturday, April 28 at 2:30 p.m.

 

Amy Barone

Steve Luttrell

Jeffrey Cyphers Wright


@ 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 INVITE: https://www.facebook.com/events/2030275540562244/

pcarragon@gmail.com

brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/

patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712

BIOS:

Amy Barone’s new poetry collection, We Became Summer, from New York Quarterly Books, was released in early 2018. She wrote chapbooks Kamikaze Dance (Finishing Line Press) and Views from the Driveway (Foothills Publishing.) Her poetry has appeared in Café Review, First Literary Review-EastGradivaPaterson Literary Review, Sensitive Skin, and Standpoint (UK), among other publications and anthologies. She spent five years as Italian correspondent in Milan for Women’s Wear Daily and Advertising Age. She belongs to PEN America Center and the brevitas online poetry community that celebrates the short poem. A native of Bryn Mawr, PA, Barone lives in New York City.

Steve Luttrell is an internationally recognized Poet and Publisher. He is the founding editor of The Café Review, an award winning art and poetry journal, published in Portland, Maine since 1989. He is a past Poet Laureate for the city of Portland, Maine and is the author of five published collections of poetry including his latest, Plumb Line, published by North Atlantic Books (Berkeley, Ca.) in 2015.

Jeffrey Cyphers Wright is the author of 15 books of verse, including most recently Blue Lyrefrom Dos Madres Press. He has an MFA in poetry from Brooklyn College where he studied with Allen Ginsberg and also taught. For 13 years, Wright ran Cover Magazine, The Underground National. Currently, Wright stages events showcasing artists and writers at KGB Lit Bar, Sidewalk Cafe, and La MaMa ETC in NYC, in conjunction with his art and poetry journal, Live Mag! He contributes regularly to American Book Review. Poetry is in New American Writing, 2017. Wright is a Kathy Acker Award recipient for 2018.

Amy Barone, Steve Luttrell, Jeffrey Cyphers Wright at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat, April 28 at 2:30 p.m.

 

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2018

Brownstone Poets Still Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents

 

Saturday, April 28 at 2:30 p.m.

 

Amy Barone

Steve Luttrell

Jeffrey Cyphers Wright


@ 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 INVITE: https://www.facebook.com/events/2030275540562244/
pcarragon@gmail.com
brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/

patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

 en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712

BIOS:

Amy Barone’s new poetry collection, We Became Summer, from New York Quarterly Books, was released in early 2018. She wrote chapbooks Kamikaze Dance (Finishing Line Press) and Views from the Driveway (Foothills Publishing.) Her poetry has appeared in Café Review, First Literary Review-EastGradivaPaterson Literary Review, Sensitive Skin, and Standpoint (UK), among other publications and anthologies. She spent five years as Italian correspondent in Milan for Women’s Wear Daily and Advertising Age. She belongs to PEN America Center and the brevitas online poetry community that celebrates the short poem. A native of Bryn Mawr, PA, Barone lives in New York City.

Steve Luttrell is an internationally recognized Poet and Publisher. He is the founding editor of The Café Review, an award winning art and poetry journal, published in Portland, Maine since 1989. He is a past Poet Laureate for the city of Portland, Maine and is the author of five published collections of poetry including his latest, Plumb Line, published by North Atlantic Books (Berkeley, Ca.) in 2015.

Jeffrey Cyphers Wright is the author of 15 books of verse, including most recently Blue Lyrefrom Dos Madres Press. He has an MFA in poetry from Brooklyn College where he studied with Allen Ginsberg and also taught. For 13 years, Wright ran Cover Magazine, The Underground National. Currently, Wright stages events showcasing artists and writers at KGB Lit Bar, Sidewalk Cafe, and La MaMa ETC in NYC, in conjunction with his art and poetry journal, Live Mag! He contributes regularly to American Book Review. Poetry is in New American Writing, 2017. Wright is a Kathy Acker Award recipient for 2018.

Reminder: FINISHING LINE PRESS Women, Sat, August 19 at The Mulberry Street NYPL

A Gentle Reminder:

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Finishing Line Press Women, A Celebration of Women Writers

 

 

 

Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Mulberry Street Branch NYPL

10 Jersey St, New York, NY 10012

(212) 966-3424
Free Admission

Amy Barone, Patricia Carragon, Debora Lidov, Maria Lisella, Karen Neuberg,

Margaret McCarthy, Zara Raab

 

Hosted by Patricia Carragon

Facebook Event:

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Subways: F and D to Bway Lafayette, 6 to Bleecker Street, R to Prince Street.

Please check the MTA Weekender for scheduled track work info:

http://web.mta.info/weekender/lineview.html?r=r

 

Amy Barone’s latest chapbook, Kamikaze Dance, is from Finishing Line Press. Her poetry has appeared in First Literary Review-EastGradiva,Standpoint (UK), Paterson Literary Review, and Sensitive Skin, among others. She spent five years as Italian correspondent for Women’s Wear Daily and Advertising Age. Foothills Publishing published her first chapbook, Views from the Driveway. She belongs to PEN America Center and the brevitas online poetry community. From Bryn Mawr, PA, Amy lives in New York City.

Patricia Carragon’s recent publications include Bear Creek Haiku, Sensitive Skin, and Sensations Magazine among others. Her latest book is Innocence (Finishing Line Press, 2017). The Cupcake Chronicles is forthcoming from Poets Wear Prada. Patricia hosts Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology. She is a member of brevitas, as well as the PEN Women’s Literary Workshop, Women Writers in Bloom, and Tamarind. She is an executive editor for Home Planet News Online.

 

Debora Lidov is the author of the FLP chapbook Trance. Her poems have appeared in Cutthroat, Five Points, Salamander Magazine, Tarpaulin Sky, The Threepenny Review, and Upstreeet. She is employed as a medical social worker and serves as board president for the Indolent Arts.

 

Maria Lisella is the sixth Queens Poet Laureate 2015-2018. Her Pushcart Prize-nominated work appears in Thieves in the Family (NYQ Books), Amore on Hope Street and Two Naked Feet. Her work is also included in The Traveler”s Vade Mecum (Red Hen Press, 2017). She co-curates the Italian American Writers Association readings. By day, she writes for USA TODAYTravel Market Report and the bilingual publications, La Voce di New York and Bridge Puglia.

Karen Neuberg is the author of two chapbooks, “Detailed Still” (Poets Wear Prada) and “Myself Taking Stage” (Finishing Line Press). “The elephants are asking” is forthcoming later this year from Glass Lyre Press. Her poems and collages appear in numerous journals including Canary, Forage, New Verse News, Poets for Living Waters, and S/tick. She’s a multiple Pushcart and a Best-of-the-Net nominee, and is associate editor of the online poetry journal First Literary Review East.

Margaret McCarthy’s poetry collection Notebooks From Mystery School (Finishing Line Press, 2015) was a New Women’s Voices Award finalist. She writes heightened language plays based on her poems.The Sacrificial King: A Play For John Lennon was produced in NYC; Deirdre Retrograde was read at La Mama Theatre, NYC.  McCarthy works as a professional photographer.  She publishes A Vision And A Verse, www.avisionandaverse.com  an e-broadside combining her images and poetry

Zara Raab’s books are Swimming the Eel and Fracas & Asylum (David Robert Books, 2010, 2013); The Book of Gretel, and Rumpelstiltskin, or What’s in a Name? (Finishing Line Press, 2010, 2013), the latter chapbook a finalist for the Dana Award. Her book reviews and poems appear in Verse Daily, River Styx, West Branch, Arts & Letters, Crab Orchard Review, and The Dark Horse. New work is forthcoming from Poet Lore, Broad Street, and the Hudson Review.

Finishing Line Press Women at the NYPL Mulberry Branch, Sat, 8/19 at 2 p.m.

FINISHING LINE PRESS Women, Sat, August 19 at The Mulberry Street NYPL

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Finishing Line Press Women, A Celebration of Women Writers

Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Mulberry Street Branch NYPL

10 Jersey St, New York, NY 10012

(212) 966-3424

Amy Barone, Patricia Carragon, Karen Neuberg, Debora Lidov, Margaret McCarthy, Zara Raab

Hosted by Patricia Carragon

Facebook Event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1593537280664763/?context=create&previousaction=create&sid_create=1997334121&action_history=[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22create_dialog%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22user_create_dialog%22%2C%22extra_data%22%3A[]%7D]&has_source=1

Free Admission

Subways: F and D to Bway Lafayette, 6 to Bleecker Street, R to Prince Street.

Please check the MTA Weekender for scheduled track work info:

http://web.mta.info/weekender/lineview.html?r=r
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Amy Barone’s latest chapbook, Kamikaze Dance, is from Finishing Line Press. Her poetry has appeared in First Literary Review-EastGradiva,Standpoint (UK), Paterson Literary Review, and Sensitive Skin, among others. She spent five years as Italian correspondent for Women’s Wear Daily and Advertising Age. Foothills Publishing published her first chapbook, Views from the Driveway. She belongs to PEN America Center and the brevitas online poetry community. From Bryn Mawr, PA, Amy lives in New York City.

Patricia Carragon Author Photo For Innocence

Patricia Carragon’s recent publications include Bear Creek Haiku, Sensitive Skin, and Sensations Magazine among others. Her latest book is Innocence (Finishing Line Press, 2017). The Cupcake Chronicles is forthcoming from Poets Wear Prada. Patricia hosts Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology. She is a member of brevitas, as well as the PEN Women’s Literary Workshop, Women Writers in Bloom, and Tamarind. She is an executive editor for Home Planet News Online.

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Debora Lidov is the author of the FLP chapbook Trance. Her poems have appeared in Cutthroat, Five Points, Salamander Magazine, Tarpaulin Sky, The Threepenny Review, and Upstreeet. She is employed as a medical social worker and serves as board president for the Indolent Arts.

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Maria Lisella is the sixth Queens Poet Laureate 2015-2018. Her Pushcart Prize-nominated work appears in Thieves in the Family (NYQ Books), Amore on Hope Street and Two Naked Feet. Her work is also included in The Traveler”s Vade Mecum (Red Hen Press, 2017). She co-curates the Italian American Writers Association readings. By day, she writes for USA TODAYTravel Market Report and the bilingual publications, La Voce di New York and Bridge Puglia.

Karen Neuberg (1)

Karen Neuberg is the author of two chapbooks, “Detailed Still” (Poets Wear Prada) and “Myself Taking Stage” (Finishing Line Press). “The elephants are asking” is forthcoming later this year from Glass Lyre Press. Her poems and collages appear in numerous journals including Canary, Forage, New Verse News, Poets for Living Waters, and S/tick. She’s a multiple Pushcart and a Best-of-the-Net nominee, and is associate editor of the online poetry journal First Literary Review East.

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Margaret McCarthy’s poetry collection Notebooks From Mystery School (Finishing Line Press, 2015) was a New Women’s Voices Award finalist. She writes heightened language plays based on her poems.The Sacrificial King: A Play For John Lennon was produced in NYC; Deirdre Retrograde was read at La Mama Theatre, NYC.  McCarthy works as a professional photographer.  She publishes A Vision And A Verse, www.avisionandaverse.com  an e-broadside combining her images and poetry.

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Zara Raab’s books are Swimming the Eel and Fracas & Asylum (David Robert Books, 2010, 2013); The Book of Gretel, and Rumpelstiltskin, or What’s in a Name? (Finishing Line Press, 2010, 2013), the latter chapbook a finalist for the Dana Award. Her book reviews and poems appear in Verse Daily, River Styx, West Branch, Arts & Letters, Crab Orchard Review, and The Dark Horse. New work is forthcoming from Poet Lore, Broad Street, and the Hudson Review.

Brownstone Poets at CreateSpace!

Brownstone Poets 2016 Anthology at CreateSpace!

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Hooray!
OK kids. The Brownstone Poets 2016 Anthology is officially out the door for publication at CreateSpace. A difficult journey. Too many revisions going back and forth with CreateSpace. Next year, I will have more time and knowledge to work in page numbers, use only b & w photos, etc . . . The books should arrive at my house by April 12. Off to Poets House as soon as I get the books.
Thank you Su Polo for saving my life with the layout dimension design. A big shout out to my team Bob Heman, DuEwa Frazier, Brenda J. Gannam, Cindy Sostchen-Hochman, Karen Neuberg, and Amy Barone. A big shoutout to Evie Ivy, our guest poet. Dear Cynthia Toronto and Michael Walsh, we miss you and honor you in the book.
Love and Hugs to our contributors:
Amy Barone
April Jones
Austin Alexis
Bernard Block
Bill Pyles
Bob Heman
Brenda J. Gannam
Cindy Sostchen-Hochman
Claudia Serea
Davidson Garrett
Diane Block
Edi Holley
Elizabeth Ann Todras
Elliot Abosh
Erica Mapp
Ernest K. Woodley
George Held
George Spencer
Gil Fagiani
Gordon Gilbert
Howard Pflanzer
James McMenamin
Jason Schneiderman
Jennifer Gersbeck
Joe Lobell
John A. Todras
Joseph Charles Rebis Jr.
Karen Neuberg
Linda Lerner
Linda Rothstein
LinDel Sandlin
Maria Lisella
Mary Askin-Jencsik
Max Nemerovsky
Michael Broder
Michelle Cadett
Mireya Perez
Noel David Cohen
Olivia Wu
Patricia Carragon
Peter Blaxill
Ptr Kozlowski
Richard Fein
Robert Kramer
Ron Kolm
Rosalie Calabrese
Susan H. Maurer
Susan Yung
Sweta Srivastava Vikram
Tina Chan
Virginia Walker
Zev Torres