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!).

CHOICES AND MONSTERS: A READING

 

 

 

CHOICES AND MONSTERS: A READING

Friday, February 8 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Unnameable Books
600 Vanderbilt Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY 11238 

Facebook event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/243143126614304/

 

We will read on the themes of choice and/or the dream of reason produces monsters (from the Goya painting) or the end of monsters (via Beckett),

followed by work of our own poets/performers:

Sparrow, Eve Packer, Violet Snow, Robert Gibbons, Jason R. Gallagher, Stella Padnos, Federica Pantana, Patricia Carragon, Carol Wierzbicki, Danny Shot, Kim Brandon, Lehman Weichselbaum, Ron Kolm, Austin Alexis, Tsaurah Litzky, Stephen Paul Miller, Nicole Costa

short Open Free event

curated by Eve Packer

Patricia Carragon Oktoberfest of Poetry Events

Patricia Carragon Oktoberfest of Poetry Events

 

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Unbearables and Friends: 100 Thousand Poets for Change

This is an invitation to join the Unbearables and friends

on October 7, Saturday, from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Unbearables and Friends: 

100 Thousand Poets for Change

Parkside Lounge

317 E. Houston Street

NYC- 10002

Subway: F to Second Avenue, D to Broadway/ Lafayette

Hosted by Francine Witte and Ron Kolm

Facebook Event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1960886010865986/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%2294%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D

Please check the MTA Weekender for updates:

http://web.mta.info/weekender/lineview.html?r=r

This is an invitation to join the Unbearables and friends as they take part in the international event 100 Thousand Poets for Change by reading their work at the Parkside Lounge.

This event will be free, though there is a two drink minimum –
the Parkside does have two dollar drinks, so we hope this isn’t a problem for anyone. We will also be passing the hat to help with expenses.

We would like to thank Michael Rothenberg for creating 100 Thousand Poets for Change, and for his continued support to poets around the world who participate. Many of the events in other countries will take place on September 30th, but Michael recognized the 30th is also Yom Kippur, so he gave organizers some leeway on choosing another date.

Hosted by Francine Witte and Ron Kolm, with the following poets participating:

1. Francine Witte
2. Jane Ormerod
3. Carol Wierzbicki
4. David Lawton
5. Thomas Fucaloro
6. Aimee Herman
7. John Trause
8. Brendaliz Guerro
9. Phillip Giambri
10. Bill Considine
11. Bruce Weber
12. Joanne Pagano
13. Richard West
14. Puma Perl
15. Matthew Hupert
16. Joel Alegretti
17. Amy Barone
18. Rob Hardin
19. Su Yung
20. Patricia Carragon
21. Jason Gallagher
22. Pete Dolack
23. Mitch Corber
24. Jim Feast
25. Jill Rapaport
26. Tsaurah Litzky
27. Deborah Pintonelli
28. Carl Watson
29. Sparrow
30. Gordon Gilbert
31. Larissa Shmailo
32. Bob Holman
33. David Huberman
34. Tom Savage
35. Bonny Finberg
36. Valery Oisteanu
37. Bob Quatrone
38. Jeff Wright
39. Dorothy Friedman
40. Eve Packer

Filmed by Mitch Corber

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Faultlines: a Reading

Saturday, October 14 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Unnameable Books

600 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238

poet/performers/persons: we are:

Sparrow, Eve Packer, Carol Wierzbicki, Jim Feast,
Francine Witte, Danny Shot,Tsaurah Litzky, Austin Alexis,
Stella Padnos, Robert Gibbons, Brendaliz Guerrero,
Jason R. Gallagher, Patricia Carragon, Stephen Kwok,
Lehman Weichselbaum, David Huberman and TBA

The Theme: ‘Faultline–Seismic Shifts’
Reading from someone else’s, then our own stuff–

Free event

Host: Eve Packer

Subway: Q, B to Seventh Avenue

2, 3 to Grand Army Plaza

Facebook Event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/302031530202729/

Please check the MTA Weekender for updates:

http://web.mta.info/weekender/lineview.html?r=r

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Risk of Discovery Series

Tuesday, October 17 at 7 p.m.

Patricia Carragon

Blue Cups

38-04 61st Street

Woodside, NY 11377

(917) 832-6940

Hosted by Micah Eaton Zevin

Facebook Event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1564955446875889/?acontext=%7B%22ref%22%3A%2222%22%2C%22feed_story_type%22%3A%2222%22%2C%22action_history%22%3A%22null%22%7D&pnref=story

Subway: 7 to 61st Street Woodside

Open Mic

Free admission but please support the café 💗

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SPIRAL THOUGHT PRESENTS LITERARY READINGS

at 6/15 Green

Patricia Carragon and Gabriel Levicky

Wednesday, October 18 at 6 p.m.

AT 6/15 GREEN (a community garden) at the corner of

6th Avenue and 15th Street in Park Slope Brooklyn

FREE ADMISSION

Hosted by Emily Brown

6/15 Green is easily accessible by mass transit using the F train (7th Ave. Or 15th St. Stations), the R train (Prospect Ave.) And the 68, 63 and 61 buses. 6/15 Green is a 501 ( c) 3 organization. Please visit the website for more information: www.615green.org

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I’m honored to be one of the guest readers on Saturday, October 21 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

at YogaSole
254 Windsor Place
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(718) 541-1382

Subways:
Take the F or G train to 15th Street/Prospect Park Station. Exit Windsor Place

Brooklyn Launch of

Yuyutsu Sharma’s Eternal Snow

& A Workshop with the Himalayan Poet

Saturday Oct 21st

Workshop will be 6:00pm – 7:00pm $25pp

(includes reading)

Reading will be 7:30pm – 9:00pm $10pp

In the workshop

Yuyu will share his experiences and recite mantras and prayers to evoke the Himalayan world, especially, Devataatma, a Sanskrit word for the Himalayas, meaning the place where Soul of the God lives. After years of traveling the globe as an itinerant poet, Yuyutsu Sharma has earned the respect and admiration of thousands of people all over the world. Yuyu will unravel the secrets of Himalayan spirituality, inducing the participants to write fresh poetry likely to be published in the second volume of Eternal Snow.

The Reading will be the

The Brooklyn launch of

“Eternal Snow:  A Worldwide Anthology of One Hundred Twenty-Five Poetic Intersections with Himalayan Poet Yuyutsu RD Sharma

will take place.

Editors will share their experiences of editing this mammon anthology.

Select Poets include:

David Austell, Kathleen D Gallagher, Ruth Danon, Carolyn Wells, Catherine Gigante-Brown, Jack Tar, Nancy R Lange, Bill Wolak, Robert Scotto, Michael Graves, Bari Falise,  Christi Shannon Kline, Dan Szczesny, Jack Tar, Marion Palm, Eugene Hyon, Patricia Carragon,
Jan Garden Castro

 & others will read from the book.

 

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PEN Women’s Literary Workshop

Wednesday, October 25 from 6 P.M. to 8 P.M.

588 Broadway, Suite 303.  ph: 212-334-1660; website: pen.org.

Hosted by Ilsa Gilbert

Free Admission

with Ilsa Gilbert, Rosalie Calabrese, Bracha Nechama Bromze,
Patricia Carragon, Jan Emerson, Anna Michaels-Gaudreau,
Madeline Millan, and more.

Subways: F, D, B, M to Broadway/Lafayette  6 to Bleecker St.