Reminder: Brownstone Poets on Zoom: Karen Neuberg, Susan Weiman, and Francine Witte to Kick off 2022 on January 29

Reminder:

Happy New Year from Brownstone Poets!

We are kicking off another banner year of poetry and prose on:

Saturday, January 29, 2022

from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST on Zoom

Please follow directions below, completing both steps at least two days before the reading to avoid delays entering the meeting room. Note the order of the open mic follows the order of signup. Sign up early to read early in the program. Last-minute signup means you will read at the end of the program.

Our January 29 revised lineup of features are:

KAREN NEUBERG
SUSAN WEIMAN
FRANCINE WITTE

Plus a limited open mic.

Your $5 contribution keeps our annual anthology in print and pays our features. Hosted by Patricia Carragon, our Brooklyn girl and Editor-in-Chief.

Please follow these instructions:

Step 1: Make your $5 contribution: https://bit.ly/3bkqFmO
(Note that your contribution is not refundable.)

Step 2: Register in advance for this meeting:
https://bit.ly/3hnpy8D

Step 3: After making your contribution and completing your registration, you will receive a confidential confirmation email containing your unique link to join the event.Looking forward to seeing you at our November reading! For your convenience here is the link to our Facebook event page:
https://fb.me/e/1aacCww5F

Bios:

Karen Neuberg is a Brooklyn, NY,-based poet. Her poems and collages can be found in numerous publications including 805, CanaryMenacing Hedge, Nixes Mate, New Verse News, and Verse Daily. She is the author of the full-length poetry collection, PURSUIT (Kelsay Press, 2019) and the chapbook the elephants are asking (Glass Lyre, 2017) She holds an MFA from the New School and is associate editor of the online poetry journal First Literary Review-East and associate editor of the Brownstone Poets Anthology.

Susan Weiman is astoryteller, writer of literary nonfiction and fiction. Her chapbooks include Roommates, published by ParksidePoetsPress in 2021 and New York-ish, byNonet Press in 2018You can find her stories and poems in the Paterson Literary Review, New York State Writers Institute’s Trolley, Home Planet News Online, First Literary Review-East, CityLore – Places that Matter, Silver Tongued Devil Anthology, andelsewhere. She is working on a memoir and a third chapbook. Weiman co-curated, “Third Friday, Queens Writer Series” in Long Island City, NY where she resides. She is also an artist and iPhone photographer.

Francine Witte’s poetry and fiction have appeared in Smokelong Quarterly, Wigleaf, Mid-American Review, and Passages North. Her latest books are Dressed All Wrong for This (Blue Light Press), The Way of the Wind (AdHoc fiction), and The Theory of Flesh (Kelsay Books).  She is flash fiction editor for Flash Boulevard and The South Florida Poetry Journal. Her chapbook, The Cake, The Smoke, The Moon (flash fiction) was published by ELJ Editions in September, 2021. She lives in NYC.

Revised Lineup for Brownstone Poets on Zoom: Karen Neuberg, Susan Weiman, and Francine Witte to Kick off 2022 on January 29

Revised Lineup for Brownstone Poets on Zoom: Karen Neuberg, Susan Weiman, and Francine Witte to Kick off 2022 on January 29

Happy New Year from Brownstone Poets!

We are kicking off another banner year of poetry and prose on:

Saturday, January 29, 2022

from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Zoom

Please follow directions below, completing both steps at least two days before the reading to avoid delays entering the meeting room. Note the order of the open mic follows the order of signup. Sign up early to read early in the program. Last-minute signup means you will read at the end of the program.

Our January 29 revised lineup of features are:

KAREN NEUBERG
SUSAN WEIMAN
FRANCINE WITTE

Plus a limited open mic.

Your $5 contribution keeps our annual anthology in print and pays our features. Hosted by Patricia Carragon, our Brooklyn girl and Editor-in-Chief.

Please follow these instructions:

Step 1: Make your $5 contribution: https://bit.ly/3bkqFmO
(Note that your contribution is not refundable.)

Step 2: Register in advance for this meeting:
https://bit.ly/3hnpy8D

Step 3: After making your contribution and completing your registration, you will receive a confidential confirmation email containing your unique link to join the event.Looking forward to seeing you at our November reading! For your convenience here is the link to our Facebook event page:
https://fb.me/e/1aacCww5F

Bios:

Karen Neuberg is a Brooklyn, NY,-based poet. Her poems and collages can be found in numerous publications including 805, CanaryMenacing Hedge, Nixes Mate, New Verse News, and Verse Daily. She is the author of the full-length poetry collection, PURSUIT (Kelsay Press, 2019) and the chapbook the elephants are asking (Glass Lyre, 2017) She holds an MFA from the New School and is associate editor of the online poetry journal First Literary Review-East and associate editor of the Brownstone Poets Anthology.

Susan Weiman is astoryteller, writer of literary nonfiction and fiction. Her chapbooks include Roommates, published by ParksidePoetsPress in 2021 and New York-ish, byNonet Press in 2018You can find her stories and poems in the Paterson Literary Review, New York State Writers Institute’s Trolley, Home Planet News Online, First Literary Review-East, CityLore – Places that Matter, Silver Tongued Devil Anthology, andelsewhere. She is working on a memoir and a third chapbook. Weiman co-curated, “Third Friday, Queens Writer Series” in Long Island City, NY where she resides. She is also an artist and iPhone photographer.

Francine Witte’s poetry and fiction have appeared in Smokelong Quarterly, Wigleaf, Mid-American Review, and Passages North. Her latest books are Dressed All Wrong for This (Blue Light Press), The Way of the Wind (AdHoc fiction), and The Theory of Flesh (Kelsay Books).  She is flash fiction editor for Flash Boulevard and The South Florida Poetry Journal. Her chapbook, The Cake, The Smoke, The Moon (flash fiction) was published by ELJ Editions in September, 2021. She lives in NYC.

HerStories Poets, Wednesday, September 22 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Zoom

Coming right up – 7 -9:30 pm – Wednesday, September 22!

For the Zoom link,

email herstory27@gmail.com.

Reminder: Sally Dawidoff, Karen Neuberg, Michael T. Young, and Barry Wallenstein to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, February 29, at 2:30 p.m.

REMINDER:

Sally Dawidoff, Karen Neuberg, Michael T. Young, and Barry Wallenstein to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, February 29, 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.

Saturday, February 29, @ 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/179435086752050/

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:

Sally Dawidoff’s poetry has appeared in The Paris Review, Ploughshares, AGNI, and many other periodicals. She has won fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and artist-in-residence programs in the U.S. and abroad. Her stage adaptation of Ha Jin’s novel, The Crazed, premiered at Central Works Theater, and Pets I’ve Known, a song cycle she wrote with composer Jason Atkinson, was recorded at King Kuts, here in Brooklyn. She curates a series of conversations called More Speech.

Karen Neuberg is a Brooklyn-based poet. Her latest book is Pursuit,(Kelsay Press, 2019)She is also the author of the chapbooks, the elephants are asking (Glass Lyre, 2017), Myself Taking Stage (Finishing Line, 2014),and Detailed Still (Poets Wear Prada, 2009).  Her poems and collages can be found in numerous publications including 805, CanaryNew Verse News, and Verse Daily.She belongs to the brevitas online poetry community that celebrates the short poem and is associate editor of the online poetry journal, First Literary Review-East.

Michael T. Young’s third full-length collection, The Infinite Doctrine of Water, was longlisted for the Julie Suk Award. He received a fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. His chapbook, Living in the Counterpoint, received the Jean Pedrick Award from the New England Poetry Club. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous journals including Atticus ReviewGargoyleOneRattle and Valparaiso Poetry Review. His poetry has also been featured on Verse Daily and The Writer’s Almanac.

Barry Wallenstein is the author of eight collections of poetry, the most recent being At the Surprise Hoteland Other Poems (2016) and Drastic Dislocations: New and Selected Poems (2012). His poetry has appeared in over 100 journals, including Ploughshares, The Nation, Centennial Review, and American Poetry Review. A special interest is his presentation of poetry readings in collaboration with jazz.  He has made eight recordings of his poetry with jazz, the most recent being titled Lisbon Sunset, (2016). Barry is Emeritus Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the City University of New York and an editor of the journal, American Book Review

Sally Dawidoff, Karen Neuberg, Michael T. Young, and Barry Wallenstein at Park Plaza Restaurant on Sat, February 29, at 2:30 p.m.

Sally Dawidoff, Karen Neuberg, Michael T. Young, and Barry Wallenstein to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, February 29, 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.

Saturday, February 29, @ 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/179435086752050/

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:

Sally Dawidoff’s poetry has appeared in The Paris Review, Ploughshares, AGNI, and many other periodicals. She has won fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and artist-in-residence programs in the U.S. and abroad. Her stage adaptation of Ha Jin’s novel, The Crazed, premiered at Central Works Theater, and Pets I’ve Known, a song cycle she wrote with composer Jason Atkinson, was recorded at King Kuts, here in Brooklyn. She curates a series of conversations called More Speech.

Karen Neuberg is a Brooklyn-based poet. Her latest book is Pursuit,(Kelsay Press, 2019)She is also the author of the chapbooks, the elephants are asking (Glass Lyre, 2017), Myself Taking Stage (Finishing Line, 2014),and Detailed Still (Poets Wear Prada, 2009).  Her poems and collages can be found in numerous publications including 805, CanaryNew Verse News, and Verse Daily.She belongs to the brevitas online poetry community that celebrates the short poem and is associate editor of the online poetry journal, First Literary Review-East.

Michael T. Young’s third full-length collection, The Infinite Doctrine of Water, was longlisted for the Julie Suk Award. He received a fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. His chapbook, Living in the Counterpoint, received the Jean Pedrick Award from the New England Poetry Club. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous journals including Atticus ReviewGargoyleOneRattle and Valparaiso Poetry Review. His poetry has also been featured on Verse Daily and The Writer’s Almanac.

Barry Wallenstein is the author of eight collections of poetry, the most recent being At the Surprise Hoteland Other Poems (2016) and Drastic Dislocations: New and Selected Poems (2012). His poetry has appeared in over 100 journals, including Ploughshares, The Nation, Centennial Review, and American Poetry Review. A special interest is his presentation of poetry readings in collaboration with jazz.  He has made eight recordings of his poetry with jazz, the most recent being titled Lisbon Sunset, (2016). Barry is Emeritus Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at the City University of New York and an editor of the journal, American Book Review

Reminder: Bernard and Diane Block, G.E. Schwartz, Katrinka Moore, and Karen Neuberg read in Brooklyn

Reminder:

Bernard and Diane Block, G.E. Schwartz, Katrinka Moore, and Karen Neuberg



Five fabulous poets, Bernard and Diane Block, G.E. Schwartz, Katrinka Moore, and Karen Neuberg will feature for Brownstone Poets on Saturday, October 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.

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/328594701207317/

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

Bernard Block, born and raised in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, studied with the poet Colette Inez and earned his living as a caseworker for the Bureau of Child Welfare, NYC. He has featured at all the major poetry venues in NYC and in Philadelphia, Columbia, SC and Laugharne, South Wales. Benard hosts the Series “From Whitman to Ginsberg” at Cornelia St. Café (21 editions!) 38 poems are published in the on-line European literary journal, Levure Littéraire #8, #9 and #12. His poetry book Am I My Brother’s Keeper?, released by Dark Light Publishing, is available on Amazon and from the author: disviolin@yahoo.com.

Diane Block is a professional violinist who studied at the Manhattan School of Music, with a Master’s Degree in Violin Performance. At MSM she developed a passion for the art of poetry which, for her, is intimately connected to classical music. Diane has featured her poetry at all the major venues in NYC and Long Island and in Philadelphia and Laugharne, South Wales. Her poems are published In the prestigious European literary journal Levure Littéraire No. 9 and numerous anthologies. Diane and cellist Terry Batts comprise the violin/cello Duo Gemini Journey. Check out her YouTube channel.

Katrinka Moore’s latest book is Wayfarers, published by Pelekinesis in 2018. As in her previous works, Numa and Thief, she combines poetry and visual art. Her chapbook, This is Not a Story, won the New Women’s Voices prize. Recent work appears in Stillwater Review, Otoliths, Woven Tale, First Literary Review-East and Leaping Clear and in the anthologyWeaving the Terrain: 100-Word Southwestern Poems.
https://katrinkamoore.weebly.com/ (https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fkatrinkamoor…)

Karen Neuberg is the author of three chapbooks, Detailed Still (Poets Wear Prada) and Myself Taking Stage (Finishing Line Press), and the elephants are asking (Glass Lyre Press). Her poems and collages appear in numerous journals including Canary, Forage, New Verse News, Poets for Living Waters, and S/tick and anthologies including First Water: The Best of Pirene’s Fountain, A Slant of Light: Contemporary Women Writers of the Hudson Valley, and Words Fly Away: Poems for Fukushima. She’s a multiple Pushcart and a Best-of-the-Net nominee, holds an MFA from The New School, and is associate editor of the online poetry journal First Literary Review East. She lives in Brooklyn.

G. E. Schwartz, author of Only Others Are: Poems (Legible Press), World (Furniture Press), Thanking In Tongues (Hank’s Loose Gravel Press), and the forthcoming Murmurations (Wheeler Hill), writes to explore all our varied emotions of life–of love, longing, and loss; memory, sacrifice, and desire; struggle, joy and resolve.

Bernard and Diane Block, G.E. Schwartz, Katrinka Moore, and Karen Neuberg



Five fabulous poets, Bernard and Diane Block, G.E. Schwartz, Katrinka Moore, and Karen Neuberg will feature for Brownstone Poets on Saturday, October 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.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/328594701207317/

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

Bernard Block, born and raised in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, studied with the poet Colette Inez and earned his living as a caseworker for the Bureau of Child Welfare, NYC. He has featured at all the major poetry venues in NYC and in Philadelphia, Columbia, SC and Laugharne, South Wales. Benard hosts the Series “From Whitman to Ginsberg” at Cornelia St. Café (21 editions!) 38 poems are published in the on-line European literary journal, Levure Littéraire #8, #9 and #12. His poetry book Am I My Brother’s Keeper?, released by Dark Light Publishing, is available on Amazon and from the author: disviolin@yahoo.com.

Diane Block is a professional violinist who studied at the Manhattan School of Music, with a Master’s Degree in Violin Performance. At MSM she developed a passion for the art of poetry which, for her, is intimately connected to classical music. Diane has featured her poetry at all the major venues in NYC and Long Island and in Philadelphia and Laugharne, South Wales. Her poems are published In the prestigious European literary journal Levure Littéraire No. 9 and numerous anthologies. Diane and cellist Terry Batts comprise the violin/cello Duo Gemini Journey. Check out her YouTube channel.

Katrinka Moore’s latest book is Wayfarers, published by Pelekinesis in 2018. As in her previous works, Numa and Thief, she combines poetry and visual art. Her chapbook, This is Not a Story, won the New Women’s Voices prize. Recent work appears in Stillwater Review, Otoliths, Woven Tale, First Literary Review-East and Leaping Clear and in the anthologyWeaving the Terrain: 100-Word Southwestern Poems.
https://katrinkamoore.weebly.com/ (https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fkatrinkamoor…)

Karen Neuberg is the author of three chapbooks, Detailed Still (Poets Wear Prada) and Myself Taking Stage (Finishing Line Press), and the elephants are asking (Glass Lyre Press). Her poems and collages appear in numerous journals including Canary, Forage, New Verse News, Poets for Living Waters, and S/tick and anthologies including First Water: The Best of Pirene’s Fountain, A Slant of Light: Contemporary Women Writers of the Hudson Valley, and Words Fly Away: Poems for Fukushima. She’s a multiple Pushcart and a Best-of-the-Net nominee, holds an MFA from The New School, and is associate editor of the online poetry journal First Literary Review East. She lives in Brooklyn.

G. E. Schwartz, author of Only Others Are: Poems (Legible Press), World (Furniture Press), Thanking In Tongues (Hank’s Loose Gravel Press), and the forthcoming Murmurations (Wheeler Hill), writes to explore all our varied emotions of life–of love, longing, and loss; memory, sacrifice, and desire; struggle, joy and resolve.

Reminder: FINISHING LINE PRESS Women, Sat, August 19 at The Mulberry Street NYPL

A Gentle Reminder:

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Finishing Line Press Women, A Celebration of Women Writers

 

 

 

Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Mulberry Street Branch NYPL

10 Jersey St, New York, NY 10012

(212) 966-3424
Free Admission

Amy Barone, Patricia Carragon, Debora Lidov, Maria Lisella, Karen Neuberg,

Margaret McCarthy, Zara Raab

 

Hosted by Patricia Carragon

Facebook Event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1593537280664763/?context=create&previousaction=create&sid_create=1997334121&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

Subways: F and D to Bway Lafayette, 6 to Bleecker Street, R to Prince Street.

Please check the MTA Weekender for scheduled track work info:

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

 

Amy Barone’s latest chapbook, Kamikaze Dance, is from Finishing Line Press. Her poetry has appeared in First Literary Review-EastGradiva,Standpoint (UK), Paterson Literary Review, and Sensitive Skin, among others. She spent five years as Italian correspondent for Women’s Wear Daily and Advertising Age. Foothills Publishing published her first chapbook, Views from the Driveway. She belongs to PEN America Center and the brevitas online poetry community. From Bryn Mawr, PA, Amy lives in New York City.

Patricia Carragon’s recent publications include Bear Creek Haiku, Sensitive Skin, and Sensations Magazine among others. Her latest book is Innocence (Finishing Line Press, 2017). The Cupcake Chronicles is forthcoming from Poets Wear Prada. Patricia hosts Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology. She is a member of brevitas, as well as the PEN Women’s Literary Workshop, Women Writers in Bloom, and Tamarind. She is an executive editor for Home Planet News Online.

 

Debora Lidov is the author of the FLP chapbook Trance. Her poems have appeared in Cutthroat, Five Points, Salamander Magazine, Tarpaulin Sky, The Threepenny Review, and Upstreeet. She is employed as a medical social worker and serves as board president for the Indolent Arts.

 

Maria Lisella is the sixth Queens Poet Laureate 2015-2018. Her Pushcart Prize-nominated work appears in Thieves in the Family (NYQ Books), Amore on Hope Street and Two Naked Feet. Her work is also included in The Traveler”s Vade Mecum (Red Hen Press, 2017). She co-curates the Italian American Writers Association readings. By day, she writes for USA TODAYTravel Market Report and the bilingual publications, La Voce di New York and Bridge Puglia.

Karen Neuberg is the author of two chapbooks, “Detailed Still” (Poets Wear Prada) and “Myself Taking Stage” (Finishing Line Press). “The elephants are asking” is forthcoming later this year from Glass Lyre Press. Her poems and collages appear in numerous journals including Canary, Forage, New Verse News, Poets for Living Waters, and S/tick. She’s a multiple Pushcart and a Best-of-the-Net nominee, and is associate editor of the online poetry journal First Literary Review East.

Margaret McCarthy’s poetry collection Notebooks From Mystery School (Finishing Line Press, 2015) was a New Women’s Voices Award finalist. She writes heightened language plays based on her poems.The Sacrificial King: A Play For John Lennon was produced in NYC; Deirdre Retrograde was read at La Mama Theatre, NYC.  McCarthy works as a professional photographer.  She publishes A Vision And A Verse, www.avisionandaverse.com  an e-broadside combining her images and poetry

Zara Raab’s books are Swimming the Eel and Fracas & Asylum (David Robert Books, 2010, 2013); The Book of Gretel, and Rumpelstiltskin, or What’s in a Name? (Finishing Line Press, 2010, 2013), the latter chapbook a finalist for the Dana Award. Her book reviews and poems appear in Verse Daily, River Styx, West Branch, Arts & Letters, Crab Orchard Review, and The Dark Horse. New work is forthcoming from Poet Lore, Broad Street, and the Hudson Review.

Finishing Line Press Women at the NYPL Mulberry Branch, Sat, 8/19 at 2 p.m.

FINISHING LINE PRESS Women, Sat, August 19 at The Mulberry Street NYPL

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Finishing Line Press Women, A Celebration of Women Writers

Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Mulberry Street Branch NYPL

10 Jersey St, New York, NY 10012

(212) 966-3424

Amy Barone, Patricia Carragon, Karen Neuberg, Debora Lidov, Margaret McCarthy, Zara Raab

Hosted by Patricia Carragon

Facebook Event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1593537280664763/?context=create&previousaction=create&sid_create=1997334121&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

Free Admission

Subways: F and D to Bway Lafayette, 6 to Bleecker Street, R to Prince Street.

Please check the MTA Weekender for scheduled track work info:

http://web.mta.info/weekender/lineview.html?r=r
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Amy Barone’s latest chapbook, Kamikaze Dance, is from Finishing Line Press. Her poetry has appeared in First Literary Review-EastGradiva,Standpoint (UK), Paterson Literary Review, and Sensitive Skin, among others. She spent five years as Italian correspondent for Women’s Wear Daily and Advertising Age. Foothills Publishing published her first chapbook, Views from the Driveway. She belongs to PEN America Center and the brevitas online poetry community. From Bryn Mawr, PA, Amy lives in New York City.

Patricia Carragon Author Photo For Innocence

Patricia Carragon’s recent publications include Bear Creek Haiku, Sensitive Skin, and Sensations Magazine among others. Her latest book is Innocence (Finishing Line Press, 2017). The Cupcake Chronicles is forthcoming from Poets Wear Prada. Patricia hosts Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology. She is a member of brevitas, as well as the PEN Women’s Literary Workshop, Women Writers in Bloom, and Tamarind. She is an executive editor for Home Planet News Online.

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Debora Lidov is the author of the FLP chapbook Trance. Her poems have appeared in Cutthroat, Five Points, Salamander Magazine, Tarpaulin Sky, The Threepenny Review, and Upstreeet. She is employed as a medical social worker and serves as board president for the Indolent Arts.

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Maria Lisella is the sixth Queens Poet Laureate 2015-2018. Her Pushcart Prize-nominated work appears in Thieves in the Family (NYQ Books), Amore on Hope Street and Two Naked Feet. Her work is also included in The Traveler”s Vade Mecum (Red Hen Press, 2017). She co-curates the Italian American Writers Association readings. By day, she writes for USA TODAYTravel Market Report and the bilingual publications, La Voce di New York and Bridge Puglia.

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Karen Neuberg is the author of two chapbooks, “Detailed Still” (Poets Wear Prada) and “Myself Taking Stage” (Finishing Line Press). “The elephants are asking” is forthcoming later this year from Glass Lyre Press. Her poems and collages appear in numerous journals including Canary, Forage, New Verse News, Poets for Living Waters, and S/tick. She’s a multiple Pushcart and a Best-of-the-Net nominee, and is associate editor of the online poetry journal First Literary Review East.

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Margaret McCarthy’s poetry collection Notebooks From Mystery School (Finishing Line Press, 2015) was a New Women’s Voices Award finalist. She writes heightened language plays based on her poems.The Sacrificial King: A Play For John Lennon was produced in NYC; Deirdre Retrograde was read at La Mama Theatre, NYC.  McCarthy works as a professional photographer.  She publishes A Vision And A Verse, www.avisionandaverse.com  an e-broadside combining her images and poetry.

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Zara Raab’s books are Swimming the Eel and Fracas & Asylum (David Robert Books, 2010, 2013); The Book of Gretel, and Rumpelstiltskin, or What’s in a Name? (Finishing Line Press, 2010, 2013), the latter chapbook a finalist for the Dana Award. Her book reviews and poems appear in Verse Daily, River Styx, West Branch, Arts & Letters, Crab Orchard Review, and The Dark Horse. New work is forthcoming from Poet Lore, Broad Street, and the Hudson Review.

Patricia Carragon May Publication News

Patricia Carragon May Publication News

First Literary Review-East May 2016

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Big kudos to Cindy Hochman and Karen Neuberg for another stellar issue of First Literary Review-East (May 2016)

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Happy that my poem, Alhambra’s Lion Courtyard, is in good company with the following excellent wordsmiths:

Bob Heman, David He, Leslie Prosterman, Melissa Studdard, Mark Young, Fred Yannantuono, Ananya S. Guha, Katrinka Moore, Beth Seetch, Ajise Vincent, George Held, Joan Colby, Olivia Wu,Carla Schwartz, George H. Northrup, Mike James, John Grey, Jay Chollick, David Francis, Alice Weiss, Lafayette Wattles, Alice Twombly, Mark Fogarty

 

 

Bear Creek Haiku, Issue 134, May 2016

Daryl

Thank you Ayaz Daryl Nielsen for another cool edition of Haiku and more.

 

My haiku and short poems:

arms of trees

ever so graceful

even when still

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bubbles

bounce off

the stone wall

at the same

speed to

nowhere

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CATKU:

faucet waterfall

thinking of cats and haiku

while brushing my teeth

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shavasana

cat whiskers brushing

the human on the mat

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heatwave

my train runs

on cat time

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Nice to share the space with terrific poets:

Benjamin Anderson, Steve Ausherman, Jo Balistreri, Kristy Barrett, Anthony Botti, Wayne F. Burke, Candi Cooper-Towler, Julie A. Dickerson, Bitjoy Kumar, Dubey, E.P. Fisher, Peggy Dugan French, Robert Gniewek, George Held, Jody Bird Lawton, Carl Mayfield, John McDonald, Normal, Karen O’Leary, Robert O’Rourke, James Peters, Raamesh Gowri Ragavan, Irsa Ruci, Christina Sng, T. Kilgore Splake, Don Wentworth, Kelly Jean White, Jack Wonderfeld, Anna Yin, Paula Yup