REMINDER: George Held, Pamela Hughes, Claudia Serea, Anton Yakovlev at Park Plaza Restaurant Sat, 3/23 at 2:30 p.m.

REMINDER:

Four amazing poets George Held, Pamela Hughes, Claudia Serea, and Anton Yakovlev will feature for Brownstone Poets on Saturday, March 23 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.

George HeldPamela HughesClaudia SereaAnton Yakovlev Saturday, March 23 @ 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/978037665918053/

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

George Held writes poems, stories, translations, and book reviews for such periodicals as American Book Review,Blue Unicorn and Transference. A winner of three Performance Poets Association haiku contests, he has also received ten Pushcart Prize nominations. His new children’s book is Under the Escalator (2018), and his 21st book will be Second Sight (2019). George is happy to read again with Pamela, Claudia, and Anton and is grateful to Pattie Carragon for her support.

Pamela Hughes is the editor of Narrative Northeast, a literary and arts magazine that supports diverse voices and visions, LGBTQ and feminist voices, as well as the environment.  Her eco collection of poetry, Meadowland Take My Hand was published in 2017 by Three Mile Harbor Press. She has received three Pushcart Prize nominations. Her work has appeared in such literary journals: Canary; The Brooklyn Review; Prairie Schooner;Literary Mama; PANK; The Paterson Literary Review; the Red Wheelbarrow; Thema, and elsewhere.  She graduated from Brooklyn College with an MFA in Creative Writing.

Claudia Serea is a Romanian-born poet with work published in Field, New Letters, Gravel, Prairie Schooner, The Mahalat Review, Asymptote, RHINO, and elsewhere. She has published five poetry collections, most recently Twoxism, a poetry-photography collaboration with Maria Haro (8th House Publishing, 2018). Serea is a founding editor of National Translation Month and a co-host of The Williams Poetry Readings series in Rutherford, NJ. She writes and translates on her commute between New Jersey and New York.

Anton Yakovlev‘s latest chapbook Chronos Dines Alone, winner of the James Tate Poetry Prize 2018, was published by SurVision Books. He is also the author of Ordinary Impalers (Kelsay Books, 2017) and two prior chapbooks. His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Hopkins Review, Measure, Amarillo Bay, and elsewhere. Yakovlev is the current education director at the Bowery Poetry Club, where he also curates the Triangle Quarterly reading series. He co-hosts the Carmine Street Metrics series in Manhattan and The Williams Poetry Readings series in Rutherford, NJ.

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George Held, Pamela Hughes, Claudia Serea, Anton Yakovlev at Park Plaza Restaurant Sat, 3/23 at 2:30 p.m.

Four amazing poets George Held, Pamela Hughes, Claudia Serea, and Anton Yakovlev will feature for Brownstone Poets on Saturday, March 23 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.

George HeldPamela HughesClaudia SereaAnton Yakovlev Saturday, March 23 @ 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/978037665918053/

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

George Held writes poems, stories, translations, and book reviews for such periodicals as American Book Review,Blue Unicorn and Transference. A winner of three Performance Poets Association haiku contests, he has also received ten Pushcart Prize nominations. His new children’s book is Under the Escalator (2018), and his 21st book will be Second Sight (2019). George is happy to read again with Pamela, Claudia, and Anton and is grateful to Pattie Carragon for her support.

Pamela Hughes is the editor of Narrative Northeast, a literary and arts magazine that supports diverse voices and visions, LGBTQ and feminist voices, as well as the environment.  Her eco collection of poetry, Meadowland Take My Hand was published in 2017 by Three Mile Harbor Press. She has received three Pushcart Prize nominations. Her work has appeared in such literary journals: Canary; The Brooklyn Review; Prairie Schooner;Literary Mama; PANK; The Paterson Literary Review; the Red Wheelbarrow; Thema, and elsewhere.  She graduated from Brooklyn College with an MFA in Creative Writing.

Claudia Serea is a Romanian-born poet with work published in Field, New Letters, Gravel, Prairie Schooner, The Mahalat Review, Asymptote, RHINO, and elsewhere. She has published five poetry collections, most recently Twoxism, a poetry-photography collaboration with Maria Haro (8th House Publishing, 2018). Serea is a founding editor of National Translation Month and a co-host of The Williams Poetry Readings series in Rutherford, NJ. She writes and translates on her commute between New Jersey and New York.

Anton Yakovlev‘s latest chapbook Chronos Dines Alone, winner of the James Tate Poetry Prize 2018, was published by SurVision Books. He is also the author of Ordinary Impalers (Kelsay Books, 2017) and two prior chapbooks. His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Hopkins Review, Measure, Amarillo Bay, and elsewhere. Yakovlev is the current education director at the Bowery Poetry Club, where he also curates the Triangle Quarterly reading series. He co-hosts the Carmine Street Metrics series in Manhattan and The Williams Poetry Readings series in Rutherford, NJ.

REMINDER: George Held, Pamela Hughes, Claudia Serea, and Anton Yakovlev Saturday, March 4

REMINDER:

George Held, Pamela Hughes, Claudia Serea, and Anton Yakovlev Saturday, March 4

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2017

Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents George Held, Pamela Hughes, Claudia Serea, andAnton Yakovlev Saturday, March 4 in Brooklyn Heights and there’s an open mic as well.

Saturday, March 4 at 2:30 p.m

George Held

Pamela Hughes

Claudia Serea

Anton Yakovlev

@ 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/976446449156933/

pcarragon@gmail.com
brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/
patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

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

Bios:

George Held, a former Fulbright lecturer in Czechoslovakia, publishes poems, fiction, and book reviews, both online and in print, and Garrison Keillor once read one of Held’s poems on A Writer’s Almanac. He was the guest poet in the Brownstone Poets anthology for 2014 and has received ten Pushcart Prize nominations, including nominations for both poetry and fiction in 2016. His recent chapbooks include Bleak Splendor (Muddy River Books, 2015) and Phased 2 (Poets Wear Prada, 2016), moon poems.

Pamela Hughes graduated from Brooklyn College with an MFA in Creative Writing, poetry, where she studied with Allen Ginsberg.  Her poetry has appeared in: Canary; The Brooklyn Review; Ellipsis, Isotope: A Journal of Science and Nature Writing; Literary Mama ; PANK; The Paterson Literary Review; The Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow; Thema, and elsewhere.  She teaches creative writing at Bloomfield College in New Jersey and is the editor of Narrative Northeast, a literary and arts magazine that supports diverse voices and visions, as well as the arts and the environment.  Visit her at either:

http://www.narrativenortheast.com or

http://www.pamelahugheswrites.com .

Claudia Serea is a Romanian-born poet who immigrated to the U.S. in 1995. Her poems and translations have appeared in Field, New Letters, 5 a.m., Meridian, Word Riot, Apple Valley Review, among others. Serea is the author of four poetry books, most recently Nothing Important Happened Today (Broadstone Books, 2016). Serea co-hosts The Williams Readings poetry series in Rutherford, NJ. She is a founding editor of National Translation Month. More at cserea.tumblr.com.

 

Born in Moscow, Russia, Anton Yakovlev is the author of poetry chapbooks Ordinary Impalers (Aldrich Press, 2017), The Ghost of Grant Wood (Finishing Line Press, 2015), and Neptune Court (The Operating System, 2015). His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Hopkins Review, Prelude, Measure, Angle, and elsewhere. The Last Poet of the Village, a book of translations of poetry by Sergei Esenin, is forthcoming from Sensitive Skin Books in 2017.

George Held, Pamela Hughes, Claudia Serea, andAnton Yakovlev Saturday, March 4

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2017

Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents George Held, Pamela Hughes, Claudia Serea, andAnton Yakovlev Saturday, March 4 in Brooklyn Heights and there’s an open mic as well.

Saturday, March 4 at 2:30 p.m

George Held

Pamela Hughes

Claudia Serea

Anton Yakovlev

@ 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/976446449156933/

pcarragon@gmail.com
brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/
patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

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

Bios:

 

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George Held, a former Fulbright lecturer in Czechoslovakia, publishes poems, fiction, and book reviews, both online and in print, and Garrison Keillor once read one of Held’s poems on A Writer’s Almanac. He was the guest poet in the Brownstone Poets anthology for 2014 and has received ten Pushcart Prize nominations, including nominations for both poetry and fiction in 2016. His recent chapbooks include Bleak Splendor (Muddy River Books, 2015) and Phased 2 (Poets Wear Prada, 2016), moon poems.

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Pamela Hughes graduated from Brooklyn College with an MFA in Creative Writing, poetry, where she studied with Allen Ginsberg.  Her poetry has appeared in: Canary; The Brooklyn Review; Ellipsis, Isotope: A Journal of Science and Nature Writing; Literary Mama ; PANK; The Paterson Literary Review; The Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow; Thema, and elsewhere.  She teaches creative writing at Bloomfield College in New Jersey and is the editor of Narrative Northeast, a literary and arts magazine that supports diverse voices and visions, as well as the arts and the environment.  Visit her at either:

 www.narrativenortheast.com or

www.pamelahugheswrites.com .

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Claudia Serea is a Romanian-born poet who immigrated to the U.S. in 1995. Her poems and translations have appeared in Field, New Letters, 5 a.m., Meridian, Word Riot, Apple Valley Review, among others. Serea is the author of four poetry books, most recently Nothing Important Happened Today (Broadstone Books, 2016). Serea co-hosts The Williams Readings poetry series in Rutherford, NJ. She is a founding editor of National Translation Month. More at cserea.tumblr.com.

 

 

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Born in Moscow, Russia, Anton Yakovlev is the author of poetry chapbooks Ordinary Impalers (Aldrich Press, 2017), The Ghost of Grant Wood (Finishing Line Press, 2015), and Neptune Court (The Operating System, 2015). His poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Hopkins Review, Prelude, Measure, Angle, and elsewhere. The Last Poet of the Village, a book of translations of poetry by Sergei Esenin, is forthcoming from Sensitive Skin Books in 2017.