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
Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street
R to Court Street
4 or to 5 Borough Hall
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Please check the MTA’s “The Weekender” for all transit updates.
$5 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Open-Mic
Curated by Patricia Carragon
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, Canary, New 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 Review, Gargoyle, One, Rattle 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.