BROOKLYN POETRY SLAM,
SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 2020 AT 6 P.M.
Saturday, January 2 at 6 p.m. on ZOOM!
Enjoy a night of inspirational, emotional and thought provoking poetry while supporting Rob Ramos our grassroots, progressive candidate for Brooklyn Borough President.
Featuring: Patricia Carragon Linda Lerner Prince A. McNally Robert Anthony Gibbons Roxanne Hoffman Freida Jones
PLEASE COME, IT’S A FREE EVENT!
Suggested Contribution: $20
RSVP for link and/or join host committee at: Robramos4brooklyn@gmail.com
Meeting ID: 897 1336 3407
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Host Committee: Patricia Carragon, Cindy Scavella, Bridget Cevellos, Natalia Vogel, Zoila Guiza, Theresa Brissett, Lakisha Keitt, and more.
A rising voice on the NYC poetry scene, Prince A. McNally’s work has appeared in Dissident Voice, TUCK Magazine, Leaves of Ink, The Blue Mountain Review, and Jerry Jazz Musician just to name a few as well as several anthologies here and abroad. Recently nominated for Best of the Net, he’s working on his first poetry collection for 2021.
Robert Anthony Gibbons
Robert Anthony Gibbons is a performance poet living in Brooklyn. He has several collections of his work anthologized and published. His most recent work, Flight, is published by (Poets wear Prada, 2019) You can connect to him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Roxanne Hoffman runs the small literary press Poets Wear Prada with Jack Cooper. 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.
Patricia Carragon’slatest books from Poets Wear Prada are Meowku and The Cupcake Chronicles. Her debut novel, Angel Fire, is from Alien Buddha Press. Patricia hosts the Brooklyn-based Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology.
Linda Lerner, author of 17 collections including Takes Guts and Years Sometimes and Yes, the Ducks Were Real from NYQ Books (2011& 2015).When Death is a Red Balloon, her most recent collection (Lummox Press, Nov. 20019.) Taking the F train, forthcoming from NYQ books.
Playwright/poet, Freida Jones is the author of Music Masquerades as Honey in My Hands, dedicated to African-American jazz legacy. In 2020, The Midnight Ride was her tribute to the Bronx. Recent plays: Music Masquerades in Harlem and Lucky Strikes Legacy.