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.

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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.

Brownstone Poets to Read at the NY Poetry Festival, Sunday July 26 at 11:30 a.m.

Brownstone Poets to Read at the NY Poetry Festival, Sunday, July 26 at 11:30 a.m.

Come One, Come All 

To the NYC Poetry Festival 
at Colonel’s Row on Governor’s Island

Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature while listening to a smorgasbord of poetry.
This is the first year for Brownstone Poets to be part of this exciting event for the written and spoken word. 

 

Performances from numerous groups are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, from 11 A.M. to 6 A.M.

Brownstone Poets is scheduled to appear on
the White Horse Stage:

Sunday, July 26 at 11:30 A.M.

 
 
Featured Readers for Brownstone Poets:
 
Patricia Carragon
Evie Ivy
Karen Neuberg
Leslie Prosterman

Katrinka Moore

Enjoy our words and please purchase our books, as well as the Brownstone Poets 2015 anthology.

Explore the other amazing events.

Come to Vendor’s Village for food, beverages, arts and crafts, and of course, BOOKS!

Bring the kids to the Children’s Festival.

Read at the Ring of Daisies open mic

Come out and enjoy!

ADMISSION IS FREE!

How to get there:

$2 round trip, free in the morning.

http://govisland.com/info/ferry-schedule

For more info:

http://newyorkcitypoetryfestival.com/event-schedule/

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