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Patricia Carragon’s latest books from Poets Wear Prada are Meowku and The Cupcake Chronicles, and Innocence from Finishing Line Press. Ms. Carragon hosts Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology and is an executive editor for Home Planet News Online. She lives in Brooklyn.
Peter Bushyeager’s poetry has recently appeared in New American Writing, Sensitive Skin, Local Knowledge, Café Review, Live Mag!, Boog Reader 12, and the anthology From Somewhere to Nowhere. His poetry collections include In the Green Oval and Citadel Luncheonette, and he edited Wake Me When It’s Over: Selected Poems of Bill Kushner (Talisman House 2018).
George Wallace is writer in residence at the Walt Whitman Birthplace, editor and co-editor of Great Weather for Media and Poetry, and author of 37 chapbooks of poetry. Winner of the Ditet e Naimit Laureateship (Tetova, Macedonia 2017) and the Orpheus Prize (Plovdiv Bulgaria 2018), he travels worldwide from his base in New York City to share his work.
Great Weather for Media is pleased to host a celebration of “Welcome To The Barbecue,” a new book of poems by Ron Kolm. In addition to Ron, reading from the book will be Amy Barone, Patricia Carragon, Thaddeus Rutkowski, and reading host Francine Witte.
RON KOLM is a contributing editor of Sensitive Skin magazine, and the author of Divine Comedy, A Change in the Weather and Welcome to the Barbecue. He’s had work in Maintenant, Local Knowledge, Live Mag! and The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry. Ron’s papers are archived in the NYU library.
GWforM host George Wallace
Open Mic 2 drink (alc/non) minimum, $3 in the can to support the cause. You know the drill.
Included in this issue: POETRYBAY: Tozan Alkan, Fred Alsberg, Wendy Barker, Meagan Brothers, Nathan Brown, Milenko Budamir, Patricia Carragon, Linda Sharbat Cleary, Craig Czury, Holly Day, Josephine Dickinson, Cornelius Eady, Dragan Evtimova, Elizabeth Grech, Gladys Henderson, Aimee Herman, Scott Rex Hightower, Cynthia Hogue, Kathleen Ann Hudson, Ron Kolm, Jane Rosenberg LaForge, ML Liebler, Jesus-Papoleto Melendez, Naomi Shihab Nye, Robert Peake, Octavio Quintanilla, Kevin Rabas, Bertha Rogers, Nicholas Samaras, Penelope Shuttle, Steven M Smith, Thomas R Smith, Dionysios Solomos, Susan Terris, Natalia Trevino, Martin Willits Jr., Viktoria Valenzeula, Edward Vidaurre, and Anton Yakovlev; plus flash fiction and a featured poem from Martin Espada.POLARITY: Youssef Alaoui, Bree, Lawrence ‘Larry’ Carradini, Andy Clausen, Neeli Cherkovski, Cathyann Cusimano, Jim D Deuchars, John Dorsey, Howie Faerstein, Jose Faush, Jack Foley, Chatham Grey, Ian Griffiths, S.A. Griffin, Ngoma Hill, Matthew Hupert, Jennifer Juneau, Craig Kite, Paul Koniecki, Ptr Kozlowski, Ron Lampi, Jenn Lane, Jessica Loos, Steve Luttrell, Marta Markoska, Ellyn Maybe, Jesus-Papoleto Melendez, Thurston Moore, Frank Murphy,Valery Oisteanu, Annie Petrie, Puma Perl, Mike Platsky, Vincent Quatroche, Karl Roulston, Meg Smith, William Taylor Jr., Tommy Twilight, Scott Wannberg, Jeff Wright, and Daniel Yaryan.LONG ISLAND QUARTERLY: Lloyd Abrams, Donald Allen, Liz Axelrod-Olson, Antonio Bellia, Cliff Bleidner, Barbara Ann Branca, Richard Bronson, Adam Fisher, Tammy Green, Vicki Iorio, Kate Kelly, Joan Payne Kincaid, Maria Kranidis, Brendan McCurdy, Wayne Mennecke, Marsha M Nelson, Barbara Novack, Ellen Pober Rittberg, Ruth Sabath Rosenthal, Robert Savino, Barbara Southard, Dd Spungin, Ed Stever, Mary Jane Tenerelli, Pramila Venkateswaran, Herb Wahlsteen, Lois Walker. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Krytyka Lieracka ISSN 2084-1124 Nr 3-4•2018
window candlelight snowflake illumination on glass under the chandelier words turn to crystal sleeping cat her calm before the storm Kudos to Paula Yup, t.kilgore, Peggy Dugan French, A.A. Milne, Judith Partin-Nielsen, Angelee, Deodhor, E. Martin Petersoen, Steve Ausherman
Bear Creek Haiku, Saturday December 12, 2018
Thank you Ayaz Daryl Niesen and your furry team members Tama, Frosty, and Kitty Kali for including me in your latest issue:
under the chandelier words turn to crystal morning shadows on sidewalk a cat crosses nature’s litter box outside my building yellow eyes behind bushes Kudos to Suparna Ghosh, Marion McGauhy, The Barakat Gallery, Celine Mariotti, Kelly Sauvage Angel.
Bear Creek Haiku, Issue #145, November 2018
Thank you Ayaz Daryl Niesen and your furry team members Tama, Frosty, and Kitty Kali for including my piece, “Roller Coaster Train” in your latest issue. Kudos to Peggy Dugan French, Judith Patin-Nielsen, t. kilgore splake, Juanita Torrence-Thompson, and more.
Mankh’s Haiku Calendar 2019, Allbook Books Press Thanks Mankh for taking my haiku and my photo, “Haiku Blossoms.”
undefeated the crocus wins over snow
past the open doors of a stalled trainbirdsong enters moth lands on my arms makes swift exitsummer solstice
Kudos to Mankh, Cliff Bleidner, Edgar Carlson, Steve Dalachinsky, Betsey Dickerson, Geraldine Green, Bill Kenney, Yuko Otomo, Robert Savino, Patti Tana, J R Turek, Margarette Wahl, and more.
Brownstone Poets presents a Long Island Special–George Wallace and Friends–with Russ Green and Vicki Iorio, on Saturday, February 6, 2016 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.
Brownstone Poets presents:
Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
Park Plaza Restaurant
220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk
Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718 – 596 – 5900
Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street
George Wallace is a writer in residence at the Walt Whitman Birthplace, author of 29 chapbooks of poetry, and Poet Laureate of the National Beat Poetry Festival. He’s co-editor of Great Weather For Media and teaches at Pace University in Manhattan. Recent appearances include the Ledbury Poetry
Festival, Festival D’Avignon, and in readings alongside Donovan and Thurston Moore.
Russ Green is a Graduate of Hofstra University. He is co-editor at Great Weather for Media and puts on poetry and arts events at the Brickhouse Brewery on Long Island in addition to hosting and curating poetry at Alive After 5 and Bradstock music festivals and The International Beat poetry Festival. Russ has read his work from New Orleans to Santa Fe and interesting places in between. His first book, Gimme Back My Radio, is out with Night Ballet Press. He can usually be foundcommuning with the mountains in Vermont with interesting artist friends or roaming the docks of Port Jefferson Harbor at night with his tuxedo cat.
Vicki Iorio is the author of Poems from the Dirty Couch. Her chapbook, Send Me a Letter will be published by dancinggirlpress this spring. Her poetry has been published in various print and online publications.