Spoken Word Sundays Zoom: Patricia Carragon and Robert Anthony Gibbons


Spoken Word Sundays Zoom: Patricia Carragon and Robert Anthony Gibbons

  • Sunday, January 16, 2022
  • 4:00 PM  5:30 PM
  • on Zoom

Happy to be reading with my Poets Wear Prada brother, Robert Anthony Gibbons. I will be reading an excerpt from my novel, Angel Fire, and from Meowku, plus new poems.

From great weather for media:

As COVID transmission rates in NYC are currently high, we have decided to temporarily move our Parkside Lounge show to Zoom. Please register via Eventbrite by 3:30 pm on the day of the event. The host will take open mic signups.

The reading will also be livestreamed to the great weather for MEDIA facebook page.

Please keep checking our website and Facebook page for updates on future readings. If we can’t be at the Parkside at any time, we will be on Zoom.

Featuring Patricia Carragon and Robert Anthony Gibbons

Plus poetry open mic

Hosted by Jerry T. Johnson

Patricia Carragon has been widely published online and in print. Her most recent publications include Acoustic Levitation, Buddha Press, Bear Creek Haiku, Danse Macabre, First Literary Review-East, Jerry Jazz Musician, Muddy River Poetry Review, The Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow, Nirla Press, et al.  Her debut novel, Angel Fire, is from Alien Buddha Press. Her latest book from Poets Wear Prada is Meowku. She hosts Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology. She is an executive editor for Home Planet News Online. Patricia lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Robert Anthony Gibbons, a native Floridian, came to New York City in 2007 in search of his muse Langston Hughes and found a vibrant contemporary poetry community at the Cornelia Street Cafe, the Green Pavilion, Nomad’s Choir, Brownstone Poets, Hydrogen JukeBox, Saturn Series, and Phoenix among other venues.

Robert has been published in over thirty literary magazines and in several notable anthologies. Recent publication credits include Year of the Poet, Killens Review, Tribes, Involuntary Magazine, Peregrine, Expound, Promethean, Turtle Island Quarterly, Killer Whale, Suisun Valley Review, and the Bronx Memoir Project: Vol. 2 published by the Bronx Council of the Arts.

He has received funding from the Puffin Foundation (2021), United States Artists (2020), and most recently the New York Foundation for the Arts.(2021).

A Night of Poetry, Friday, May 7 at 7 p.m. EST Zoom

Come enjoy the spoken words of Join me and 9 outstanding poets for a Night of Poetry with District Leader Cory Provost!
Plus Special Guests to be announced!

Date:  Friday, May 7th

Time:  7:00pm to 8:30pm EST 

Admission:  FREE (donations are accepted but not required)

No Open Mic – Featured Poets & Special Guests Only

Location:  Online via ZOOM – RSVP register at:

Please RSVP via coryprovost.com or the below zoom registration link. 

Please register in advance for this meeting: 

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcrdemtqjMuEtVTtIebuuqxP3c50UqugCQX

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. 

Featured Poets (BIOs at bottom)

Plus Special Guests to be announced!


Come enjoy the spoken words of :


Patricia Carragon

Pauline Findlay

Roxanne Hoffman

Jerry T. Johnson

Stephanie Laterza

Martina McGowan

Carrie Magness Radna

James Dean Rivera

Ameerah Shabazz

Megha Sood


About Cory Provost:
https://coryprovost.com/meet-cory-2

Cory Provost is currently the Democratic State Committeeman/District Leader of the 58th Assembly District, serving the neighborhoods of East Flatbush, Brownsville, and Canarsie – holding this position since 2012.

Recently Cory served as the Brooklyn Field Director for Secretary Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Prior to that Cory was elected to serve as a Presidential Delegate for Secretary Clinton and former President Barack Obama.

Cory further served the residents of New York City as the Brooklyn/Caribbean-American Liaison for the Office of the New York City Comptroller.

Cory graduated from CUNY-Brooklyn College with a B.A. in Philosophy and a M.A. in Urban Policy and Administration. While completing his studies at CUNY, Cory was honored to serve as a Trustee for the University.


Poets’ Bios:

Patricia Carragon’s latest 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.


Pauline Findlay is a poet and filmmaker of short stories. This Brooklyn-based artist is the author of Mirror Images and just completed a second collection of poetry. Ms. Findlay has been featured at the “Rimes Series,” toured in Augusta, Georgia and in her spare time, enjoys being a featured chef at Enoteca Maria cooking traditional West Indian dishes as one of the “Nonna’s of the World.”


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.


Jerry T Johnson is a Poet and Spoken Word Artist whose poetry has appeared in a variety of literary publications worldwide. His poetry collection Poets Should Not Write About Politics was selected winner of Evening Press’ 2020 Sinclair Poetry prize.


Stephanie Laterza is the author of poetry chapbook, The Psyche Trials (Finishing Line Press, 2019), feminist legal thriller, The Boulevard Trial, and La Masa A Casa (The Dough at Home-An Italian-Latina Cookbook) [*Amazon Best Seller in Spanish Cooking]. Instagram: @stef3rd.


Martina McGowan, MD, poet, public speaker, activist against social, racial, sexual injustices. Author – i am the rage, (February 2021, SourceBooks). Contributor – Kevin Powell’s anthology, 2020; The Year that Changed America. Deputy Editor – The Elevation Review Magazine. iamtheragebook@gmail.com.

Carrie Magness Radna is a librarian at NYPL, a singer, and a poet. Her poetry collections Hurricanes never apologize (Luchador Press) and In the blue hour (Nirala Publications) are now available on Amazon.com. Born in Norman, Oklahoma, she now lives in Manhattan, New York. https://carriemagnessradna.com


James Dean Rivera is an author, spoken word artist, and YouTuber who resides in Brooklyn, New York. He published his book Words From The Heart in 2018 through Lulu Publishing and Deep Thoughts in 2020 through Cyberwit Publishing.



Ameerah Shabazz has a talent for telling stories through poetry and Visual Arts. She is a teacher, writer/author/illustrator, poet, and photographer. She is the founder/facilitator of – “When Women Speak” and “When People Speak” – poetry platforms. She is the author and illustrator of Breathing Through Concrete and is featured in: Every Kinda Lady and Her Sister Pages and Philadelphia Says:Black Lives Matter poetry anthologies.



Megha Sood is an award-winning poet, editor, author from New Jersey. She is three-time state-level poetry winner and national level winner for Spring Mahogany Prize 2020. Poetry editor for Mookychick(UK), Life and Legends (USA), and a literary partner with Stanford University.

The Poet’s, Writer’s & Storyteller’s Virtual Poet’s Stage – Event IV

The Poet’s, Writer’s & Storyteller’s Virtual Poet’s Stage – Event IV

The Poet’s, Writer’s & Storyteller’s Virtual Poet’s Stage – Event IV
(formerly: The “As We Keep Our Distance” Stage)Join us online -AGAIN- as we present 3 outstanding Poets who will be featuring at this online event.

Date: Sunday, May 24th, 2020
Time: 4:00PM EDT to 6:00PM EDT
21 years and over please

Admission: FREE

Location: YOU MUST REGISTER VIA EVENTBRITE FOR

ADMISSION:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-poets-writers-storytellers-virtual-poets-stage-event-iv-tickets-105087178580

FEATURED POETS:

—Madeline Artenberg: Poet, Author, New York, NY

—Patricia Carragon: Poet, Author, Editor/Host Brownstone Poets, Brooklyn, NY

—Susana H. Case: Poet, Author, New York, NY

Hosted by Jerry T Johnson

There is a 15 Slot Poetry Open Mic (Poetry Only for this one)

– SELECT OPEN MIC admission in EVENTBRITEPOET

BIOs

MADELINE ARTENBERG

Before falling for poetry, Madeline Artenberg was a photojournalist and street theatre performer. Her work has appeared in many publications, such as Rattle and international magazine, The POET. She won Lyric Recovery and Poetry Forum prizes and was semi-finalist in Margie, The American Journal of Poetry contest.

PATRICIA CARRAGON

Patricia Carragon 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.

SUSANA H. CASE
Susana H. Case is the author of seven books of poetry, most recently Dead Shark on the N Train in 2020 from Broadstone Books. (Available from BroadstoneBooks.com) Drugstore Blue (Five Oaks Press) won an IPPY Award in 2019. She is also the author of five chapbooks, two of which won poetry prizes

REMINDER: Jerry T. Johnson, Anne Elezabeth Pluto, Bob Quatrone at Park Plaza Restaurant on Saturday, April 27 at 2:30 p.m.

REMINDER:

Three amazing poets Jerry T. Johnson, Anne Elezabeth Pluto, Bob Quatrone to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, April 27 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.

Jerry T. JohnsonAnne Elezabeth PlutoBob Quatrone

Saturday, April 27 @ 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/300406113986140/

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

Jerry T. Johnson is a new writer to the Connecticut/ New York area. Jerry began writing in the early 1990s, had one poem published, and then took a 21-year hiatus to pursue corporate work overseas. In the spring of 2013, Jerry restarted his writing career. Since then, Jerry’s work has appeared in the U.S.A. and abroad. In addition to his work published in literary journals, Jerry is the author of two self-published chapbooks: Good Morning New Year and Morning to Morning. Jerry also curates poetry events and features at various literary events in Connecticut and New York. Jerry lives in Danbury, Connecticut with his wife, Raye.

Anne Elezabeth Pluto is Professor of Literature and Theatre at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA where she is the artistic director and one of the founders of the Oxford Street Players, the university’s Shakespeare troupe. She is an alumna of Shakespeare & Company, and has been a member of the Worcester Shakespeare Company since 2011. She was a member of the Boston small press scene in the late 1980s and is one of the founders and editors at Nixes Mate Review.  Her chapbook, The Frog Princess, was published by White Pine Press (1985), her eBook Lubbock Electric, by Argotist ebooks (2012), her chapbook Benign Protection by Cervana Barva Press (2016) and the edited print edition of Lubbock Electric by Nixes Mate Books (2018) Recent publications include: The Buffalo Evening NewsUnlikely StoriesEpisode IV,Mat Hat LitPirene’s Fountain,The Enchanting Verses Literary Review, Mockingheart Review, Yellow Chair Review, Levure Litteraire – numero 12, The Naugatuck River Review, and Tuesday, An Art Project.



Bob Quatrone: idle host of 4 HORSEMAN  poets, author of infamous 9-11 poems,  early publications The Aquarian, Lunch, Lips and The Passaic Review.His latest publication in The Unbearables’ The Fall of the Second Tower.

Jerry T. Johnson, Anne Elezabeth Pluto, Bob Quatrone to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, April 27 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant

Three amazing poets Jerry T. Johnson, Anne Elezabeth Pluto, Bob Quatrone to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, April 27 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.

Jerry T. Johnson

Anne Elezabeth Pluto

Bob Quatrone


Saturday, April 27 @ 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/300406113986140/

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

Jerry T. Johnson is a new writer to the Connecticut/ New York area. Jerry began writing in the early 1990s, had one poem published, and then took a 21-year hiatus to pursue corporate work overseas. In the spring of 2013, Jerry restarted his writing career. Since then, Jerry’s work has appeared in the U.S.A. and abroad. In addition to his work published in literary journals, Jerry is the author of two self-published chapbooks: Good Morning New Year and Morning to Morning. Jerry also curates poetry events and features at various literary events in Connecticut and New York. Jerry lives in Danbury, Connecticut with his wife, Raye.

Anne Elezabeth Pluto is Professor of Literature and Theatre at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA where she is the artistic director and one of the founders of the Oxford Street Players, the university’s Shakespeare troupe. She is an alumna of Shakespeare & Company, and has been a member of the Worcester Shakespeare Company since 2011. She was a member of the Boston small press scene in the late 1980s and is one of the founders and editors at Nixes Mate Review.  Her chapbook, The Frog Princess, was published by White Pine Press (1985), her eBook Lubbock Electric, by Argotist ebooks (2012), her chapbook Benign Protection by Cervana Barva Press (2016) and the edited print edition of Lubbock Electric by Nixes Mate Books (2018) Recent publications include: The Buffalo Evening NewsUnlikely StoriesEpisode IV,Mat Hat LitPirene’s Fountain,The Enchanting Verses Literary Review, Mockingheart Review, Yellow Chair Review, Levure Litteraire – numero 12, The Naugatuck River Review, and Tuesday, An Art Project.



Bob Quatrone: idle host of 4 HORSEMAN  poets, author of infamous 9-11 poems,  early publications The Aquarian, Lunch, Lips and The Passaic Review.His latest publication in The Unbearables’ The Fall of the Second Tower.