Reminder: Brownstone Poets on ZOOM Saturday, February 27 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City Bill Considine Roxanne Hoffman Thad Rutkowski

Reminder:

Brownstone Poets on ZOOM

Saturday, February 27 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City

Bill Considine

Roxanne Hoffman

Thad Rutkowski

Please follow directions below promptly, in advance of the reading to avoid delays entering the meeting room:We’re back! On ZOOM. Our January features are William Considine, Roxanne Hoffman, and Thaddeus Rutkowksi. 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/a8jpbmStep 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 February reading!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/762791564348263?active_tab=about

BIOS

Bill Considine writes poems and plays. His books include The Furies and Strange Coherence (both from The Operating System) and The Other Myrtle (Finishing Line Press). His full-length plays performed in 2019 include Moral Support at Medicine Show Theatre and Women’s Mysteries at Polaris North. His short verse plays seen in 2020 include Aunt Peg and the Comptometer at Bowery Poetry Club and Persephone’s Return and Odyssey’s End on Zoom from Polaris North. He is the printed matter editor and poets theater curator for Boog City and a member of the Dramatists Guild and Brevitas, a poets’ cooperative. Visit him online at www.williamconsidine.com.

Roxanne Hoffman runs the literary press Poets Wear Prada with Jack Cooper. Her words can be found in cyberspace (The IndieFeed Performance Poetry Channel Archive, Pedestal Magazine, New Verse News); set to music (David Morneau’s Love Songs); on the silver screen (2005 indie flick Love and the Vampire); and in print (The Bandana Republic: A Literary Anthology by Gang Members and Their Affiliates; Soft Skull Press; It All Changed in an Instant: More Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous & Obscure, Harper Perennial). Her elegiac poem “In Loving Memory,” illustrated by Edward Odwitt, was released as a chapbook in 2011. Their second collaboration, The Little Entomologist, was published in 2018.


Thaddeus Rutkowski
is the author of seven books, most recently Tricks of Light, a poetry collection. His novel Haywire won the Asian American Writers’ Workshop’s members’ choice award, and his memoir Guess and Check won an Electronic Literature award for multicultural fiction. He teaches at Medgar Evers College and received a fiction writing fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts.

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Brownstone Poets on ZOOM Saturday, February 27 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City Bill Considine Roxanne Hoffman Thad Rutkowski


Brownstone Poets on ZOOM

Saturday, February 27 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City

Bill Considine

Roxanne Hoffman

Thad Rutkowski

Please follow directions below promptly, in advance of the reading to avoid delays entering the meeting room:We’re back! On ZOOM. Our January features are William Considine, Roxanne Hoffman, and Thaddeus Rutkowksi. 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/utlbol

Step 2: Register in advance for this meeting: https://rb.gy/a8jpbm

Step 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 February reading!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/762791564348263?active_tab=about

BIOS

Bill Considine writes poems and plays. His books include The Furies and Strange Coherence (both from The Operating System) and The Other Myrtle (Finishing Line Press). His full-length plays performed in 2019 include Moral Support at Medicine Show Theatre and Women’s Mysteries at Polaris North. His short verse plays seen in 2020 include Aunt Peg and the Comptometer at Bowery Poetry Club and Persephone’s Return and Odyssey’s End on Zoom from Polaris North. He is the printed matter editor and poets theater curator for Boog City and a member of the Dramatists Guild and Brevitas, a poets’ cooperative. Visit him online at www.williamconsidine.com.

Roxanne Hoffman runs the literary press Poets Wear Prada with Jack Cooper. Her words can be found in cyberspace (The IndieFeed Performance Poetry Channel Archive, Pedestal Magazine, New Verse News); set to music (David Morneau’s Love Songs); on the silver screen (2005 indie flick Love and the Vampire); and in print (The Bandana Republic: A Literary Anthology by Gang Members and Their Affiliates; Soft Skull Press; It All Changed in an Instant: More Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous & Obscure, Harper Perennial). Her elegiac poem “In Loving Memory,” illustrated by Edward Odwitt, was released as a chapbook in 2011. Their second collaboration, The Little Entomologist, was published in 2018.


Thaddeus Rutkowski
is the author of seven books, most recently Tricks of Light, a poetry collection. His novel Haywire won the Asian American Writers’ Workshop’s members’ choice award, and his memoir Guess and Check won an Electronic Literature award for multicultural fiction. He teaches at Medgar Evers College and received a fiction writing fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts.

REMINDER: Stephen Bluestone Bill Considine Tim Tomlinson @ Park Plaza Restaurant Sat, 3/24 at 2:30 p.m.

REMINDER:

 

 

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2018

Brownstone Poets Still Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents

 

Saturday, March 24 at 2:30 p.m.

Stephen Bluestone

Bill Considine

Tim Tomlinson


@ 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/173040979999064/

pcarragon@gmail.com

brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/

patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

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

Bios:


Stephen Bluestone
 taught English and film in the College of Liberal Arts at Mercer University for many years and now lives and works in New York City, where he was born. His volumes The Laughing Monkeys of Gravity and The Flagrant Dead were nominated for the National Book Award in Poetry. Bluestone has won The Greensboro Review Poetry Prize and The Thomas Merton Prize, as well as prizes in the Robert Penn Warren Competition and elsewhere. His work has appeared in Poetry, The Sewanee Review, The Hudson Review, and many other journals. His latest book is The Painted Clock.

Bill Considine was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. He is an honors graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School. He first studied writing poetry with Elizabeth Bishop. He writes verse plays, with productions at Theater for a New City and the Brooklyn Army Terminal, and a staged reading at Medicine Show Theater. He also has made poetry videos. His life includes a lengthy hiatus from creative work, but he returned to poetry several years ago. A poetry chapbook, Strange Coherence, from The Operating System, and a CD of poems with music, An Early Spring, from Fast Speaking Music, were published in 2013. A book of related verse plays, The Furies, was published by The Operating System in 2017. For more, including poems, photos, videos and audio, please see his website at www.williamconsidine.com.

 

 

Tim Tomlinson is a co-founder of New York Writers Workshop and co-author of its popular text, The Portable MFA in Creative Writing. He is the author of the story collection This Is Not Happening to You, and the poetry collection Requiem for the Tree Fort I Set on Fire. His work has been published in China, the Philippines, Singapore, and Australia, and anthologized in the Brooklyn Poets AnthologyWe Contain Multitudes: Twelve Years of Softblow, and Eternal Snow. He is a member of Asia Pacific Writers & Translators.  He teaches in the Global Liberal Studies Program at NYU.

Stephen Bluestone, Bill Considine, Tim Tomlinson @ Park Plaza Restaurant Sat, 3/24 at 2:30 p.m.

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2018

Brownstone Poets Still Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents

 

Saturday, March 24 at 2:30 p.m.

Stephen Bluestone

Bill Considine

Tim Tomlinson


@ 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/173040979999064/

pcarragon@gmail.com

brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/

patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

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

Bios:


Stephen Bluestone
 taught English and film in the College of Liberal Arts at Mercer University for many years and now lives and works in New York City, where he was born. His volumes The Laughing Monkeys of Gravity and The Flagrant Dead were nominated for the National Book Award in Poetry. Bluestone has won The Greensboro Review Poetry Prize and The Thomas Merton Prize, as well as prizes in the Robert Penn Warren Competition and elsewhere. His work has appeared in Poetry, The Sewanee Review, The Hudson Review, and many other journals. His latest book is The Painted Clock.

Bill Considine was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. He is an honors graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School. He first studied writing poetry with Elizabeth Bishop. He writes verse plays, with productions at Theater for a New City and the Brooklyn Army Terminal, and a staged reading at Medicine Show Theater. He also has made poetry videos. His life includes a lengthy hiatus from creative work, but he returned to poetry several years ago. A poetry chapbook, Strange Coherence, from The Operating System, and a CD of poems with music, An Early Spring, from Fast Speaking Music, were published in 2013. A book of related verse plays, The Furies, was published by The Operating System in 2017. For more, including poems, photos, videos and audio, please see his website at www.williamconsidine.com.

 

 

Tim Tomlinson is a co-founder of New York Writers Workshop and co-author of its popular text, The Portable MFA in Creative Writing. He is the author of the story collection This Is Not Happening to You, and the poetry collection Requiem for the Tree Fort I Set on Fire. His work has been published in China, the Philippines, Singapore, and Australia, and anthologized in the Brooklyn Poets AnthologyWe Contain Multitudes: Twelve Years of Softblow, and Eternal Snow. He is a member of Asia Pacific Writers & Translators.  He teaches in the Global Liberal Studies Program at NYU.