Revised Lineup Brownstone Poets 2/24 at Park Plaza Restaurant

Revised Lineup Brownstone Poets 2/24 at Park Plaza Restaurant

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2018

Brownstone Poets Still Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

REVISED LINEUP:

 

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

Nancy Mercado

DuEwa Frazier

Diana Gitesha Hernandez

Susan Yung

 


@ 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/413355722434827/
pcarragon@gmail.com
brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/
patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

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Bios:

Nancy Mercado is the recipient of the American Book Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Before Columbus Foundation. Editor of the Nuyorican Women Writers Anthology published in City University of New York’s Voices e/Magazine, she is a guest curator for the Museum of American Poetics, and assistant editor for Eco-poetry.org.

Featured on National Public Radio’s The Talk of the Nation, and a PBS NewsHour Special, America Remembers 9/11, Nancy has authored: It Concerns the Madness (a poetry collection), Las Tres Hermanas (a children’s coloring book), and is the editor of if the world were mine (a children’s anthology).

For more information, go to nancy-mercado.com.

DuEwa Frazier is a poet, children’s writer, author, and performer. She was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. DuEwa is the author of several books including Quincy Rules (2016), Deanne in the Middle (2014) and Goddess Under the Bridge: Poems (2013).  Her work has been published in magazines, literary journals and anthologies including Crossing the Divide Anthology and Eleven Eleven Literary Journal. Visit her website at http://www.duewaworld.com.

Diana Gitesha Hernandez, “Gitesha,” is an inter-disciplinary artist. Co-founder of the poetic/voice/jazz group, The Artemis Collective. Hernandez is an early member of the Nuyorican Poets Café.  She has authored several books of poetry, appears worldwide in performances and anthologies, Raw Lips Melao: A Nuyorican Rhapsody is available on Amazon. Her debut CD IMBUED (2013) weaves her voice with jazz and poetry   as Miguel Algarin, founder of the Nuyorocan Poets Cafe notes “makes these words swirl with passion.”

She is a graduate from the Swedish Massage Institute, has a masters from LIU in guidance counseling and holds a BA from SUNY in Jazz Performance and painting. Her artwork is shown and collected internationally.

Susan Yung: Anti–bullying, Domestic-Violence, misogynist-hater, anti-racist, democratic-anarchist, ghetto-girl, Chinatown-Harlem, East Village-West Village, homesteading-gentrifier, yuppie-squatter, homeless-sheltered, American-Asian, World-Traveller, Adventuress-Common-Law-Wife, Photographer-Videographer, Martial-Fine-Artist, Musician-Drummer, Artist-Scientist, Geologist-Librarian, Mathematician-Designer, Collector-Exhibitionist, Buyer-Seller, Cook-Politician, Migrant-Worker, Independent-Dependent, Pacifist-Activist.

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Mercado, Frazier, Hernandez, Yung at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat, 2/24 at 2:30 p.m.

Brownstone Poets presents

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

 

 

Nancy Mercado

DuEwa Frazier

Diana Gitesha Hernandez

Susan Yung


@ 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/991978457608062/

pcarragon@gmail.com

brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/

patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

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

Bios:




Nancy Mercado is the recipient of the American Book Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Before Columbus Foundation. Editor of the Nuyorican Women Writers Anthologypublished in City University of New York’s Voices e/Magazine, she is a guest curator for the Museum of American Poetics, and assistant editor for Eco-poetry.org.

Featured on National Public Radio’s The Talk of the Nation, and a PBS NewsHour Special, America Remembers 9/11, Nancy has authored: It Concerns the Madness (a poetry collection), Las Tres Hermanas (a children’s coloring book), and is the editor of if the world were mine (a children’s anthology).

For more information, go to nancy-mercado.com.

 



DuEwa Frazier is a poet, children’s writer, author, and performer. She was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. DuEwa is the author of several books including Quincy Rules (2016), Deanne in the Middle (2014) and Goddess Under the Bridge: Poems (2013).  Her work has been published in magazines, literary journals and anthologies including Crossing the Divide Anthology and Eleven Eleven Literary Journal. Visit her website at http://www.duewaworld.com.

Diana Gitesha Hernandez, “Gitesha,” is an inter-disciplinary artist. Co-founder of the poetic/voice/jazz group, The Artemis Collective. Hernandez is an early member of the Nuyorican Poets Café.  She has authored several books of poetry, appears worldwide in performances and anthologies, Raw Lips Melao: A Nuyorican Rhapsody is available on Amazon. Her debut CD IMBUED (2013) weaves her voice with jazz and poetry   as Miguel Algarin, founder of the Nuyorocan Poets Cafe notes “makes these words swirl with passion.”

She is a graduate from the Swedish Massage Institute, has a masters from LIU in guidance counseling and holds a BA from SUNY in Jazz Performance and painting. Her artwork is shown and collected internationally.

 

Susan Yung: Anti–bullying, Domestic-Violence, misogynist-hater, anti-racist, democratic-anarchist, ghetto-girl, Chinatown-Harlem, East Village-West Village, homesteading-gentrifier, yuppie-squatter, homeless-sheltered, American-Asian, World-Traveller, Adventuress-Common-Law-Wife, Photographer-Videographer, Martial-Fine-Artist, Musician-Drummer, Artist-Scientist, Geologist-Librarian, Mathematician-Designer, Collector-Exhibitionist, Buyer-Seller, Cook-Politician, Migrant-Worker, Independent-Dependent, Pacifist-Activist.

Natalie N. Caro, Lydia Cortes, Diana Gitesha Hernandez, Mireya Perez-Bustillo on Saturday, August 26 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant

 

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2017

Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents

Natalie N. Caro, Lydia Cortes, Diana Gitesha Hernandez, Mireya Perez-Bustillo

on Saturday, August 26 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in Brooklyn Heights and there’s an open mic as well.

PLEASE NOTE THAT BROWNSTONE POETS WILL NO LONGER BE ON THE FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH!


Saturday, August 26

at 2:30 p.m

Natalie N. Caro

Lydia Cortes

Diana Gitesha Hernandez

Mireya Perez-Bustillo

@ 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/136859460233366/?context=create&previousaction=create&sid_create=1793262543&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

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

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

Bios:

Natalie N. Caro is a Bronx-born artivist, editor, and 2015 Pushcart Prize Nominee. She holds a B.A. in English Literature and Philosophy from Lehman College/CUNY where she currently teaches freshman and an MFA in Poetry from City College/CUNY where she was selected as one of
the first recipients of the Creative Writing Fellowship. Sometimes, she swears that school saved her, but then she thinks about colonization of the mind and feels some type of way. She used to want to be a mermaid, but she learned to write before she ever learned to swim.

Lydia Cortes is the author of the poetry collections Lust for Lust (Ten Pell Books) and Whose Place (Straw Gate Books). Her work appears in the anthologies Puerto Rican Poetry: An Anthology from Aboriginal to Contemporary Times (U Mass Press, 2006) and Breaking Ground: Anthology of Puerto Rican Women Writers in New York 1980-2012 (Editorial Campana). Recent work has appeared on the Black Earth Institute’s 30 Days Hath September poetry feature curated by Patricia Spears Jones; in Poems in the Aftermath andWhat Rough Beast (both Indolent Press); Resist Much, Obey Little: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance (Dispatches Editions); and Upstreet.


Diana Gitesha Hernandez “Gitesha” is an inter-disciplinary artist. Co-founder of the poetic/voice/jazz group, The Artemis Collective. Hernandez is an early member of the Nuyorican Poets Café. She has authored several books of poetry, appears worldwide in performances and anthologies. Raw Lips Melao: A Nuyorican Rhapsody is available on Amazon. Her debut CD IMBUED (2013) weaves her voice with jazz and poetry as Miguel Algarin, founder of the Nuyorocan Poets Cafe notes “makes these words swirl with passion” She is a graduate from the Swedish Massage Institute, has a masters from LIU in guidance counseling and holds a BA from SUNY in Jazz Performance and painting. Her artwork is shown and collected internationally.

Mireya Perez-Bustillo, born in Colombia and raised in New York, writes poetry and fiction in Spanish and English. In her work she searches for that “other voice” breaking through entrapment andoppression, the fragile markers to unearth more hidden voices. Her work appears in Revista del Hada, Caribbean Review, Americas Review, Diosas en Bronce: Anthology of Colombian Women Writers, Vibe Viva, IRP Voices, among others. Her novel, Back to El Dorado, is forthcoming.