March Madness


MARCH MADNESS



Friday, March 6 

The New Feminine: 
Poetry/Flash Reading and Open Mic 

Meet and hear
the fabulous writers from Poets Wear Prada:
Patricia Carragon
Iris N. Schwartz

Tantra-zawadi
Chocolate Waters

Hosted by Roxanne Hoffman

Bureau of General Services / Queer Division
208 W 13th St, Rm 210 NYC 10011
from 7 p.m to 9 p.m.

$10 suggested donation or whatever you can afford!!!
plus panel discussion

Open mic 
FACEBOOK EVENT:
https://www.facebook.com/events/561717091220678/
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Secret Loft  with Patricia Carragon and Joel Allegretti

Thursday, March 26 

7:30-8: Open mic sign-up
8-10: Open mic and featured readers

Secret Loft
137 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011

$5-8 General Admission. Details to come on Advance General admission.

Open Mic
I’m happy to announce that I will be featured at the amazing Secret Loft with Joel Allegretti.

I will be bringing copies of MEOWKU, THE CUPCAKE CHRONICLES, and INNOCENCE. 
FACEBOOK EVENT:
https://www.facebook.com/events/2410070085972110/

Carragon Upcoming Readings February-March 2020


A New Decade for Sharing Words.

Photo by Marc-André Runcie-Unger

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events with other wordsmiths and more!


Will be bringing my latest books,”Meowku” and “The Cupcake Chronicles” from Poets Wear Prada to the reading. 

Saturday, February 15 

Boog City 13.5 Arts Festival

From 1:30 p.m. to 8:25 p.m. 

Unnameable Books 600 Vanderbilt Ave. 

Prospect Heights, Brooklyn 11238
(718) 789-1534
Free Admission

(I go on around 6:10) 

Schedule:

1:30 p.m. Miwa Gemini (music)2:00 p.m. Jim Feast2:10 p.m. Bonny Finberg2:20 p.m. Carol Wierzbicki2:35 p.m. Eve Packer 2:45 p.m. Matthew Hupert3:00 p.m. Susan Weiman3:10 p.m. Dorothy Friedman August3:20 p.m. break3:30 p.m. Jane Ormerod3:40 p.m. David Lawton3:50 p.m. Jessica Rogers-Cerrato4:00 p.m. Natalie Mack (music)4:15 p.m. Evie Ivy4:25 p.m. Karen Neuberg4:35 p.m. Jason Zuzga-154:50 p.m. Natalie Mack (music)5:05 p.m. breakHost TBD6:00 p.m. Amy Barone6:10 p.m. Patricia Carragon6:20 p.m Hugo dos Santos6:35 p.m. Cynthia Dewi Oka-156:50 p.m. Meghann Boltz-157:05 p.m. Jason Trachtenburg (music)7:35 p.m. Wanda Phipps7:35 p.m. Jean-Paul Pecqueur7:45 p.m. Kirwyn Sutherland-158:00 p.m. Joanna Fuhrman8:10 p.m. Suzan Jivan-158:25 p.m. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Thursday, February 27 
NeuroNautic Institute Presents
From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Joel Allegretti
Patricia Carragon
John J. Trause
Hosted by Matthew Hubert
KGB Red Room
85 E.4th Street NYC 10003 3rd Floor up
Free Admission – 2 Drink Minimum 

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Friday, March 6 The New Feminine: 

Poetry/Flash Reading and Open Mic 

Meet and hear

the fabulous writers from Poets Wear Prada:
Patricia Carragon

Iris N. Schwartz

Tantra-zawadi

Chocolate Waters

Hosted by Roxanne Hoffman

FACEBOOK EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/206631600452123/



Bureau of General Services / Queer Division

208 W 13th St, Rm 210 NYC 10011

from 7 p.m to 9 p.m.

$10 SUGGESTED DONATION OR WHATEVER YOU CAN AFFORD!!!

PLUS PANEL DISCUSSION AND OPEN MIC

National Coming Out Day is Friday, October 11th and the Book Fair is Saturday October 12!

Join my publisher Roxanne Hoffman of Poets Wear Prada and other PWP authors at The LGBT Community Center 
Continue celebrating National Coming Out Day

Party with us on Saturday. October 12! 

Join PWP from noon to 6 p.m. for the Rainbow Book Festival at The LGBT Community Center located at 208 W 13th St, New York, NY 10011.

http://www.poetswearprada.com/

Check out the PWP authors: 
Austin Alexis, Geer Austin, Patricia Carragon, Jack Cooper, Robert Gibbons, Jee Leong Koh, Michael Montlack,  Chocolate Waters, 
Richard Marx Weinrub

Get your copy of “The Cupcake Chronicles” and “Meowku” at the fair or order online:



THE CUPCAKE CHRONICLES
Purchase Links:

http://amzn.to/2yAYc9o

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-cupcake-chronicles-patricia-carragon/1127227862?ean=9780997981179

poetswearprada.com 
#Amazon #newbooks  #books #fiction #cupcakes

MEOWKU 

REMINDER: Austin Alexis, Kim Darlene Brandon, David Huberman, Eve Packer, and Chocolate Waters,Sat, June 22 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant

REMINDER:


Five awesome poets Austin AlexisKim Darlene BrandonDavid Huberman, Eve Packer, and Chocolate Waters to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, June 22 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.

Austin Alexis
Kim Darlene Brandon 

David Huberman

Eve Packer
Chocolate Waters



Saturday, June 22 @ 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/839369143107600/?active_tab=about

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:

Austin Alexis is the author of the full-length collection Privacy Issues (Broadside-Lotus Press) as well as two chapbooks published by Poets Wear Prada. He has work recently in 2 Rivers Review, Chiron Review, Home Planet News On-line, Boog City (100th Issues) and The New Verse News.  He has poetry forthcoming in Rabbit Ears: TV Poems, the first anthology of poetry about television (New York Quarterly Press). He has fiction in the recent issue of Home Planet News On-line.

Kim Darlene Brandon is a storyteller, a novelist, a poet, and activist. Kim is the founder of the Brooklyn Society Writers Group. She advanced her studies in fiction writing at the New School, Women of Color Writer’s Workshops, and at Medgar Evers College.  Her work is included in the anthology “The Dream Catcher’s Song.” She is also published in the Hawaiian Review,thePeregrine Journal, Boarders and Boundaries an anthology.  Her work was produced in the 50 In 50 theater productions in 2018 and in 2019. She hopes to publish her first of five novels, Baltimore City Blues in 2020.

David Huberman has work published in Evergreen Review, A Gathering of Tribes, Long Shot, Icon, and many other literary journals. He’s performed at The Public Theater, PS 122, and LaMama Theater, and many other performance venues.

Eve Packer; Bronx-born, poet/performer: NYSCA, NYFA, Jerome Foundation, other awards. 3 books, skulls head samba; playland poems 1994-2004; new nails(2011)(Fly By Night Press), several poetry/jazz CD’s with saxophonist Noah Howard & others. Spring ’18 saw her new chapbook foss park. Teaches at WCC, lives downtown, swims daily.  From Donald Hall: “I salute her as the Weege poet.”(evebpacker@aol.com).

Chocolate Waters is a continuously evolving radical feminist poet and celebrant of the new power of the feminine. She began performing her work in the mid ’70s and has toured throughout the U.S. and parts of Canada. Her first three books of poetry are considered classics of the Second Wave and her latest book, Bittersweet Resurrection (Eggplant Press NY, NY), will be out later this year. She is currently conducting workshops for women on finding the unique truth and beauty in our poetry and also facilitates the Poetry Circle at Hamilton House Senior Center. Please see what she’s up to at ChocolateWaters.com and friend her on Facebook (she needs more friends!).

Austin Alexis, Kim Darlene Brandon, David Huberman, Eve Packer, and Chocolate Waters, Sat, June 22 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant

Five awesome poets Austin AlexisKim Darlene BrandonDavid Huberman, Eve Packer, and Chocolate Waters to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, June 22 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.

Austin Alexis
Kim Darlene Brandon 

David Huberman

Eve Packer
Chocolate Waters



Saturday, June 22 @ 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/839369143107600/?active_tab=about

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:

Austin Alexis is the author of the full-length collection Privacy Issues (Broadside-Lotus Press) as well as two chapbooks published by Poets Wear Prada. He has work recently in 2 Rivers Review, Chiron Review, Home Planet News On-line, Boog City (100th Issues) and The New Verse News.  He has poetry forthcoming in Rabbit Ears: TV Poems, the first anthology of poetry about television (New York Quarterly Press). He has fiction in the recent issue of Home Planet News On-line.

Kim Darlene Brandon is a storyteller, a novelist, a poet, and activist. Kim is the founder of the Brooklyn Society Writers Group. She advanced her studies in fiction writing at the New School, Women of Color Writer’s Workshops, and at Medgar Evers College.  Her work is included in the anthology “The Dream Catcher’s Song.” She is also published in the Hawaiian Review,thePeregrine Journal, Boarders and Boundaries an anthology.  Her work was produced in the 50 In 50 theater productions in 2018 and in 2019. She hopes to publish her first of five novels, Baltimore City Blues in 2020.

David Huberman has work published in Evergreen Review, A Gathering of Tribes, Long Shot, Icon, and many other literary journals. He’s performed at The Public Theater, PS 122, and LaMama Theater, and many other performance venues.

Eve Packer; Bronx-born, poet/performer: NYSCA, NYFA, Jerome Foundation, other awards. 3 books, skulls head samba; playland poems 1994-2004; new nails(2011)(Fly By Night Press), several poetry/jazz CD’s with saxophonist Noah Howard & others. Spring ’18 saw her new chapbook foss park. Teaches at WCC, lives downtown, swims daily.  From Donald Hall: “I salute her as the Weege poet.”(evebpacker@aol.com).

Chocolate Waters is a continuously evolving radical feminist poet and celebrant of the new power of the feminine. She began performing her work in the mid ’70s and has toured throughout the U.S. and parts of Canada. Her first three books of poetry are considered classics of the Second Wave and her latest book, Bittersweet Resurrection (Eggplant Press NY, NY), will be out later this year. She is currently conducting workshops for women on finding the unique truth and beauty in our poetry and also facilitates the Poetry Circle at Hamilton House Senior Center. Please see what she’s up to at ChocolateWaters.com and friend her on Facebook (she needs more friends!).

Tupelo Honey & other tales at Fountain House Gallery on September 15th from 6 to 8 pm

Tupelo Honey & other tales at Fountain House Gallery on September 15th from 6 to 8 pm

Happy to be part of this gig:

Friday, September 15 at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Fountain House Gallery
702 9th Avenue, NYC 10019
Award winning poet, Joy Leftow, invites you to celebrate publication of her new book, Tupelo Honey & other tales at Fountain House Gallery on September 15th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Please come and enjoy this evening celebration. Please bring any instrument for playoff jam.

Featuring artists:

Patricia Carragon
Demetrius Daniel
Roxanne Hoffman
Gavin “Dubblex” Alleyne
Marilyn Thomas King
Susan Spangenberg
Chocolate Waters

Free event – limited open mic!

FACEBOOK EVENT
https://www.facebook.com/events/1652020654817901/

Subways: R to 49th Street, E, C to 50th Street

Chocolate Waters and Chavisa Woods Saturday, May 6 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2017

Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents Chocolate Waters and Chavisa Woods Saturday, May 6 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in Brooklyn Heights and there’s an open mic as well.

Saturday, May 6

at 2:30 p.m

Chocolate Waters

Chavisa Woods

@ 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/1909877345891126/?active_tab=about

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

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

Bios:

Choc 2016

Chocolate Waters is a continuously evolving radical feminist poet and celebrant of the new power of the feminine. She began performing her work in the mid ’70s and has toured throughout the U.S. and parts of Canada. Her first three books of poetry are considered classics of the Second Wave, and her latest book, I Was A Closet Woman will be out later this year. She is currently conducting workshops for women on finding the unique truth and beauty in our poetry. Please see what she’s up to at ChocolateWaters.com and friend her on Facebook (she needs more friends!).

Chavisa Woods 1final

Chavisa Woods is the author of three books of fiction:  The Albino Album, Love Does Not Make Me Gentle or Kind, and Things to Do when You’re Goth in the Country, which is forthcoming from Seven Stories Press in May, 2017, of which Booklist said, “ This Book is tight, intelligent, and important, and sure to secure Woods a seat in the pantheon of critical twenty-first-century voices.”

Woods has appeared at such notable venues as The Whitney Museum, City Lights Bookstore, Town Hall Seattle, The Brecht Forum, The Cervantes Institute, St. Mark’s Poetry Project, and others. She was the recipient of the 2013 Cobalt Prize for fiction, a finalist (second nomination) for the 2013 Lambda Literary Award for fiction, and a recipient of the Jerome Foundation award for emerging writers in 2009.