Reminder Brownstone Poets on Zoom Mike Jurkovic, David Francis, Ken Holland, Sat, May 26 2 pm to 4:30 pm

Reminder 

Brownstone Poets on Zoom:


Mike Jurkovic

David Francis

Ken Holland

Saturday, May 29

2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST

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 program.

Our May features are Mike Jurkovic, David Francis, and Ken Holland. 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/3bhQyDs

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 May reading! For your convenience here is the link to our Facebook event page: https://fb.me/e/1m44bWGeE

Bios:

Mike Jurkovic

 

Mike Jurkovic 2016 Pushcart nominee, poetry and musical criticism have appeared in over 500 magazines and periodicals worldwide with little reportable income.

Recent full length collections: AmericanMental, (Luchador Press 2020)Blue Fan Whirring (Nirala Press, 2018) President, Calling All Poets, New Paltz, Beacon, NY. 

Reviews appear online at All About Jazz and Lightwoodpress. He hopes to soon return to hosting his Tuesday Night Jazz Sanctuary 

program from 7-10PM on WOOC 103.5 in Troy, NY.

He loves Emily most of all.

David Francis


Born in Houston, David Francis has lived in London, Buenos Aires, and New
York.  He has produced six music albums, one of poetry, Always/Far, a chapbook
of lyrics and drawings, and Poems from Argentina (Kelsay Books).  In 2008 the
publication of his essay “Utterance and Hum: The Difference between Poem and
Song” led to a reading/lecture tour of the UK.  He has written and directed
the autobiographical films Village Folksinger (2013) and Memory Journey
(2018).  His verse and short stories have appeared in numerous journals and
anthologies.  Mr. Francis is working on his second collection. 
www.davidfrancismusic.com

 Ken Holland

An award-winning poet, Ken Holland just received his second and third nominations for the Pushcart Prize. He’s had work widely published in such journals as Rattle, Southwest Review, The Cortland Review and Poetry East. Recent publication in The Carolina Quarterly, Chariton Review and The American Journal of Poetry, with poetry forthcoming in Confrontation, Pinyon, San Pedro River Review and Main Street Rag among others. His poems have also been included in a number of anthologies, and is currently engaged in logging in various rejections of his first chapbook. He lives in the mid-Hudson Valley.

Brownstone Poets on Zoom: Mike Jukovic, David Francis, Ken Holland, Sat, May 29, 2 PM to 4:30 PM EST


Brownstone Poets on Zoom:

Mike Jukovic

David Francis

Ken Holland

Saturday, May 29

2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

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 program.

Our May features are Mike Jukovic, David Francis, and Ken Holland. 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/3bhQyDs

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 May reading! For your convenience here is the link to our Facebook event page: https://fb.me/e/1m44bWGeE

Bios:

Mike Jukovic

 

Mike Jukovic 2016 Pushcart nominee, poetry and musical criticism have appeared in over 500 magazines and periodicals worldwide with little reportable income. 

Recent full length collections: AmericanMental, (Luchador Press 2020)Blue Fan Whirring (Nirala Press, 2018) President, Calling All Poets, New Paltz, Beacon, NY. 

Reviews appear online at All About Jazz and Lightwoodpress. He hopes to soon return to hosting his Tuesday Night Jazz Sanctuary 

program from 7-10PM on WOOC 103.5 in Troy, NY.

He loves Emily most of all.

David Francis


Born in Houston, David Francis has lived in London, Buenos Aires, and New
York.  He has produced six music albums, one of poetry, Always/Far, a chapbook
of lyrics and drawings, and Poems from Argentina (Kelsay Books).  In 2008 the
publication of his essay “Utterance and Hum: The Difference between Poem and
Song” led to a reading/lecture tour of the UK.  He has written and directed
the autobiographical films Village Folksinger (2013) and Memory Journey
(2018).  His verse and short stories have appeared in numerous journals and
anthologies.  Mr. Francis is working on his second collection. 
www.davidfrancismusic.com

 Ken Holland

An award-winning poet, Ken Holland just received his second and third nominations for the Pushcart Prize.  He’s had work widely published in such journals as Rattle, Southwest Review, The Cortland Review and Poetry East. Recent publication in The Carolina Quarterly, Chariton Review and The American Journal of Poetry, with poetry forthcoming in ConfrontationPinyonSan Pedro River Review and Main Street Rag among others.  His poems have also been included in a number of anthologies, and is currently engaged in logging in various rejections of his first chapbook.  He lives in the mid-Hudson Valley.

REMINDER: Spoken Word Sundays at the Parkside Lounge, November 18 at 4

REMINDER:

Spoken Word Sundays at the Parkside Lounge, November 18 at 4

I’m happy to be reading with Mike Jurkovic and  Barbara Ann Branca at this event hosted by George Wallace

Spoken Word Sundays NYC
Great Weather for MEDIASunday, November 18, 2018
The Parkside Lounge
31 East Houston Street New York, NY,Featuring Barbara Ann Branca,
Patricia Carragon, and Mike Jurkovic

Hosted by George Wallace

open mic. 21+$3 suggested donation. Two drink min, alcoholic or non.


FACEBOOK EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/337875556988424/?active_tab=about


SUBWAY:

F to Second Avenue

Check the MTA’S WEEKENDER weekend screw-ups

http://web.mta.info/weekender.html

Spoken Word Sundays at the Parkside Lounge, November 18 at 4 p.m.

 

I’m happy to be reading with Mike Jurkovic and  Barbara Ann Branca at this event hosted by George Wallace

Spoken Word Sundays NYC
Great Weather for MEDIASunday, November 18, 2018
The Parkside Lounge
31 East Houston Street New York, NY,

Featuring Barbara Ann Branca,
Patricia Carragon, and Mike Jurkovic

Hosted by George Wallace

open mic. 21+$3 suggested donation. Two drink min, alcoholic or non.


FACEBOOK EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/337875556988424/?active_tab=about


SUBWAY:

F to Second Avenue

Check the MTA’S WEEKENDER weekend screw-ups

http://web.mta.info/weekender.html

Fabulous Brownstone Reading!

Fabulous Brownstone Reading!

High energy erupted at Park Plaza Restaurant on Saturday, September 3, 2016.

A Big Brownstone thank you to Steve Dalachinsky, Mike Jurkovic, and Yuko Otomo for the
FABULOUS reading. And thank you Marc and Iain from Katzenword’s Blog at

https://katzenworld.co.uk/  Big Meows to you.

And Happy Birthday to Cindy Hochman, a super-fine editor, proofreader, and friend!

Enjoy the photos:

Reminder: Steve Dalachinsky, Mike Jurkovic, Yuko Otomo at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat 9/3 at 2:30 p.m.

 

 
Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2016

Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents Steve Dalachinsky, Mike Jurkovic, and Yuko Otomo on Saturday, September 3, 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.

 

Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
Steve Dalachinsky

Mike Jurkovic

Yuko Otomo

@ Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718 – 596 – 5900

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

 

FACEBOOK INVITE:

https://www.facebook.com/events/299933947064851/

pcarragon@gmail.com
brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/
patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712

 

steve dalachinsky

 

Poet/collagist Steve Dalachinsky was born in Brooklyn after the last big war and has survived lots of little wars. His book The Final Nite (Ugly Duckling Presse) won the PEN Oakland National Book Award. His recent books are Fools Gold (2014 feral press), a superintendent’s eyes(unbearable/autonomedia) and flying home, a collaboration with German visual artist Sig Bang Schmidt (Paris Lit Up Press 2015). His latest CDs are The Fallout of Dreams with Dave Liebman and Richie Beirach (Roguart 2014) and ec(H)o-system with the French art-rock group, the Snobs(Bambalam 2015). He has received both the Kafka and Acker Awards and is a 2014 recipient of a Chevalier D’ le Ordre des Artes et Lettres. His poem “Particle Fever” was nominated for a 2015 Pushcart Prize. Forthcoming from Overpass Press, The Invisible Ray with artwork by Shalom Neuman.

 

mike jurkovic

Mike Jurkovic’s poems and music criticism have appeared/are forthcoming globally but have generated no reportable income. First full collection, smitten by harpies (Lion Autumn Press, 2016). Second chapbook, Eve’s Venom (Post Traumatic Press, 2014) Purgatory Road (Pudding House Press, 2010) Anthologies include: WaterWrites and Riverine (Codhill Press, 2009, 2007), Will Work For Peace (Zeropanik, 1999). VP, Calling All Poets in Beacon, NY. Producer of CAPSCASTS, recordings from Calling All Poets, available at  www.callingallpoets.net.  Music features, interviews and CD reviews appear in Elmore Magazine and the Van Wyck Gazette.   www.mikejurkovic.com. He loves Emily most of all.

 

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Yuko Otomo: Japanese origin. A bilingual (Japanese & English) poet & a visual artist. She also writes haiku, art criticism & essays. She has read in The Poetry Project @ St. Mark’s, Tribes, Bowery Poetry Club, ABC No Rio, La Mama, The Living Theatre, PS1, MoMA, The Queens Museum, etc & in Japan, France & Germany. Her publication includes Garden: Selected Haiku (Beehive Press), A Sunday Afternoon on the Isle of Museum (Propaganda Press), PINK (Sisyphus Press), Small Poems(Ugly Duckling Presse), The Hand of The Poet (UDP), STUDY & Other Poems on Art (UDP) &Elements (the Feral Press). She exhibited her artwork at Court House Gallery @ Anthology Film Archives, Tribes Gallery & Vision Festival, etc. She regularly writes for a collective critical writing forum www.Arteidolia.com.

Steve Dalachinsky, Mike Jurkovic, Yuko Otomo at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat 9/3 at 2:30 p.m.


Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2016

Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents Steve Dalachinsky, Mike Jurkovic, and Yuko Otomo on Saturday, September 3, 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.

 

Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
Steve Dalachinsky

Mike Jurkovic

Yuko Otomo

@ Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718 – 596 – 5900

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

 

FACEBOOK INVITE:

https://www.facebook.com/events/299933947064851/

pcarragon@gmail.com
brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/
patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712

Poet/collagist Steve Dalachinsky was born in Brooklyn after the last big war and has survived lots of little wars. His book The Final Nite (Ugly Duckling Presse) won the PEN Oakland National Book Award. His recent books are Fools Gold (2014 feral press), a superintendent’s eyes(unbearable/autonomedia) and flying home, a collaboration with German visual artist Sig Bang Schmidt (Paris Lit Up Press 2015). His latest CDs are The Fallout of Dreams with Dave Liebman and Richie Beirach (Roguart 2014) and ec(H)o-system with the French art-rock group, the Snobs(Bambalam 2015). He has received both the Kafka and Acker Awards and is a 2014 recipient of a Chevalier D’ le Ordre des Artes et Lettres. His poem “Particle Fever” was nominated for a 2015 Pushcart Prize. Forthcoming from Overpass Press, The Invisible Ray with artwork by Shalom Neuman.

Mike Jurkovic’s poems and music criticism have appeared/are forthcoming globally but have generated no reportable income. First full collection, smitten by harpies (Lion Autumn Press, 2016). Second chapbook, Eve’s Venom (Post Traumatic Press, 2014) Purgatory Road (Pudding House Press, 2010) Anthologies include: WaterWrites and Riverine (Codhill Press, 2009, 2007), Will Work For Peace (Zeropanik, 1999). VP, Calling All Poets in Beacon, NY. Producer of CAPSCASTS, recordings from Calling All Poets, available at  www.callingallpoets.net.  Music features, interviews and CD reviews appear in Elmore Magazine and the Van Wyck Gazette.   www.mikejurkovic.com. He loves Emily most of all.

Yuko Otomo: Japanese origin. A bilingual (Japanese & English) poet & a visual artist. She also writes haiku, art criticism & essays. She has read in The Poetry Project @ St. Mark’s, Tribes, Bowery Poetry Club, ABC No Rio, La Mama, The Living Theatre, PS1, MoMA, The Queens Museum, etc & in Japan, France & Germany. Her publication includes Garden: Selected Haiku (Beehive Press), A Sunday Afternoon on the Isle of Museum (Propaganda Press), PINK (Sisyphus Press), Small Poems(Ugly Duckling Presse), The Hand of The Poet (UDP), STUDY & Other Poems on Art (UDP) &Elements (the Feral Press). She exhibited her artwork at Court House Gallery @ Anthology Film Archives, Tribes Gallery & Vision Festival, etc. She regularly writes for a collective critical writing forum www.Arteidolia.com.

REMINDER: Daniela Gioseffi, Mike Jurkovic, and Bertha Rogers, Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant

REMINDER: Daniela Gioseffi, Mike Jurkovic, and Bertha Rogers, Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant

REMINDER:

Daniela Gioseffi, Mike Jurkovic, and Bertha Rogers, Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant

 

 

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2016

Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents Daniela Gioseffi, Mike Jurkovic, and Bertha Rogers  on Saturday, August 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.

 

Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
Daniela Gioseffi

Mike Jurkovic

Bertha Rogers

Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718 – 596 – 5900

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

 

FACEBOOK INVITE:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1742021449419902/

pcarragon@gmail.com
brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/
patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712

Daniela Gioseffi, eco-activist and editor of Eco-Poetry.org, is an American Book Award winning author of 16 books of poetry and prose. She’s presented her poems for NPR, BBC and on the Poet & The Poem radio show of The Library of Congress, N.E.A.  Her verse is etched in marble on a wall of PENN Station NY with that of Walt Whitman. She’s won two grant awards in poetry  from The NY State Council for the Arts and the John Ciardi Award for Lifetime Achievement in Poetry. Her 6th volume of poetry is, Blood Autumn. Her women’s studies classic, Women on War: International Writings has been in print for over 25 years, and On Prejudice: A Global Perspective won a World Peace Award presented at the U.N. She published three novels and won a Robert Frost Foundation Award, 2015. Info. at Gioseffi.com or AuthorandActivist.com.

Bertha Rogers is a poet, teaching artist, and founding director of Bright Hill Press and Literary Center in New York’s Catskills. More than 400 of her poems have been published in literary journals and anthologies and in collections, including Heart Turned Back (Salmon Poetry, Ireland), Sleeper, You Wake, The Fourth Beast, and A House of Corners. Her translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic Beowulf was published in 2000; her translation of the Anglo-Saxon Riddle-Poems, Uncommon Creatures, Singing Things, is forthcoming. She has received grants and awards from the MacDowell Colony, the Millay Colony, Hawthornden International Retreat for Writers in Scotland, Caldera, Jentel, and others.

Mike Jurkovic’s poems and music criticism have appeared/are forthcoming globally but have generated no reportable income. First full collection, smitten by harpies (Lion Autumn Press, 2016). Second chapbook, Eve’s Venom (Post Traumatic Press, 2014) Purgatory Road (Pudding House Press, 2010) Anthologies include: WaterWrites and Riverine (Codhill Press, 2009, 2007), Will Work For Peace (Zeropanik, 1999). VP, Calling All Poets in Beacon, NY. Producer of CAPSCASTS, recordings from Calling All Poets, available at  www.callingallpoets.net.  Music features, interviews and CD reviews appear in Elmore Magazine and the Van Wyck Gazette.   www.mikejurkovic.com. He loves Emily most of all.

Daniela Gioseffi, Mike Jurkovic, and Bertha Rogers, Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant

 

 

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2016

Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents Daniela Gioseffi, Mike Jurkovic, and Bertha Rogers  on Saturday, August 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.

 

Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.
Daniela Gioseffi

Mike Jurkovic

Bertha Rogers

Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201 – 718 – 596 – 5900

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

 

FACEBOOK INVITE:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1742021449419902/

pcarragon@gmail.com
brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/
patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

 en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712

 

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Daniela Gioseffi, eco-activist and editor of Eco-Poetry.org, is an American Book Award winning author of 16 books of poetry and prose. She’s presented her poems for NPR, BBC and on the Poet & The Poem radio show of The Library of Congress, N.E.A.  Her verse is etched in marble on a wall of PENN Station NY with that of Walt Whitman. She’s won two grant awards in poetry  from The NY State Council for the Arts and the John Ciardi Award for Lifetime Achievement in Poetry. Her 6th volume of poetry is, Blood Autumn. Her women’s studies classic, Women on War: International Writings has been in print for over 25 years, and On Prejudice: A Global Perspective won a World Peace Award presented at the U.N. She published three novels and won a Robert Frost Foundation Award, 2015. Info. at Gioseffi.com or AuthorandActivist.com.

bertha

Bertha Rogers is a poet, teaching artist, and founding director of Bright Hill Press and Literary Center in New York’s Catskills. More than 400 of her poems have been published in literary journals and anthologies and in collections, including Heart Turned Back (Salmon Poetry, Ireland), Sleeper, You Wake, The Fourth Beast, and A House of Corners. Her translation of the Anglo-Saxon epic Beowulf was published in 2000; her translation of the Anglo-Saxon Riddle-Poems, Uncommon Creatures, Singing Things, is forthcoming. She has received grants and awards from the MacDowell Colony, the Millay Colony, Hawthornden International Retreat for Writers in Scotland, Caldera, Jentel, and others.

mike jurkovic

Mike Jurkovic’s poems and music criticism have appeared/are forthcoming globally but have generated no reportable income. First full collection, smitten by harpies (Lion Autumn Press, 2016). Second chapbook, Eve’s Venom (Post Traumatic Press, 2014) Purgatory Road (Pudding House Press, 2010) Anthologies include: WaterWrites and Riverine (Codhill Press, 2009, 2007), Will Work For Peace (Zeropanik, 1999). VP, Calling All Poets in Beacon, NY. Producer of CAPSCASTS, recordings from Calling All Poets, available at  www.callingallpoets.net.  Music features, interviews and CD reviews appear in Elmore Magazine and the Van Wyck Gazette.   www.mikejurkovic.com. He loves Emily most of all.