Revised Lineup Brownstone Poets 2/24 at Park Plaza Restaurant

Revised Lineup Brownstone Poets 2/24 at Park Plaza Restaurant

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2018

Brownstone Poets Still Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

REVISED LINEUP:

 

Saturday, February 24 at 2:30 p.m.

Nancy Mercado

DuEwa Frazier

Diana Gitesha Hernandez

Susan Yung

 


@ 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/413355722434827/
pcarragon@gmail.com
brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/
patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

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

Bios:

Nancy Mercado is the recipient of the American Book Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Before Columbus Foundation. Editor of the Nuyorican Women Writers Anthology published in City University of New York’s Voices e/Magazine, she is a guest curator for the Museum of American Poetics, and assistant editor for Eco-poetry.org.

Featured on National Public Radio’s The Talk of the Nation, and a PBS NewsHour Special, America Remembers 9/11, Nancy has authored: It Concerns the Madness (a poetry collection), Las Tres Hermanas (a children’s coloring book), and is the editor of if the world were mine (a children’s anthology).

For more information, go to nancy-mercado.com.

DuEwa Frazier is a poet, children’s writer, author, and performer. She was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. DuEwa is the author of several books including Quincy Rules (2016), Deanne in the Middle (2014) and Goddess Under the Bridge: Poems (2013).  Her work has been published in magazines, literary journals and anthologies including Crossing the Divide Anthology and Eleven Eleven Literary Journal. Visit her website at http://www.duewaworld.com.

Diana Gitesha Hernandez, “Gitesha,” is an inter-disciplinary artist. Co-founder of the poetic/voice/jazz group, The Artemis Collective. Hernandez is an early member of the Nuyorican Poets Café.  She has authored several books of poetry, appears worldwide in performances and anthologies, Raw Lips Melao: A Nuyorican Rhapsody is available on Amazon. Her debut CD IMBUED (2013) weaves her voice with jazz and poetry   as Miguel Algarin, founder of the Nuyorocan Poets Cafe notes “makes these words swirl with passion.”

She is a graduate from the Swedish Massage Institute, has a masters from LIU in guidance counseling and holds a BA from SUNY in Jazz Performance and painting. Her artwork is shown and collected internationally.

Susan Yung: Anti–bullying, Domestic-Violence, misogynist-hater, anti-racist, democratic-anarchist, ghetto-girl, Chinatown-Harlem, East Village-West Village, homesteading-gentrifier, yuppie-squatter, homeless-sheltered, American-Asian, World-Traveller, Adventuress-Common-Law-Wife, Photographer-Videographer, Martial-Fine-Artist, Musician-Drummer, Artist-Scientist, Geologist-Librarian, Mathematician-Designer, Collector-Exhibitionist, Buyer-Seller, Cook-Politician, Migrant-Worker, Independent-Dependent, Pacifist-Activist.

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Mercado, Frazier, Hernandez, Yung at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat, 2/24 at 2:30 p.m.

Brownstone Poets presents

Saturday, February 24 at 2:30 p.m.

 

 

Nancy Mercado

DuEwa Frazier

Diana Gitesha Hernandez

Susan Yung


@ 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/991978457608062/

pcarragon@gmail.com

brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/

patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

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

Bios:




Nancy Mercado is the recipient of the American Book Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Before Columbus Foundation. Editor of the Nuyorican Women Writers Anthologypublished in City University of New York’s Voices e/Magazine, she is a guest curator for the Museum of American Poetics, and assistant editor for Eco-poetry.org.

Featured on National Public Radio’s The Talk of the Nation, and a PBS NewsHour Special, America Remembers 9/11, Nancy has authored: It Concerns the Madness (a poetry collection), Las Tres Hermanas (a children’s coloring book), and is the editor of if the world were mine (a children’s anthology).

For more information, go to nancy-mercado.com.

 



DuEwa Frazier is a poet, children’s writer, author, and performer. She was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. DuEwa is the author of several books including Quincy Rules (2016), Deanne in the Middle (2014) and Goddess Under the Bridge: Poems (2013).  Her work has been published in magazines, literary journals and anthologies including Crossing the Divide Anthology and Eleven Eleven Literary Journal. Visit her website at http://www.duewaworld.com.

Diana Gitesha Hernandez, “Gitesha,” is an inter-disciplinary artist. Co-founder of the poetic/voice/jazz group, The Artemis Collective. Hernandez is an early member of the Nuyorican Poets Café.  She has authored several books of poetry, appears worldwide in performances and anthologies, Raw Lips Melao: A Nuyorican Rhapsody is available on Amazon. Her debut CD IMBUED (2013) weaves her voice with jazz and poetry   as Miguel Algarin, founder of the Nuyorocan Poets Cafe notes “makes these words swirl with passion.”

She is a graduate from the Swedish Massage Institute, has a masters from LIU in guidance counseling and holds a BA from SUNY in Jazz Performance and painting. Her artwork is shown and collected internationally.

 

Susan Yung: Anti–bullying, Domestic-Violence, misogynist-hater, anti-racist, democratic-anarchist, ghetto-girl, Chinatown-Harlem, East Village-West Village, homesteading-gentrifier, yuppie-squatter, homeless-sheltered, American-Asian, World-Traveller, Adventuress-Common-Law-Wife, Photographer-Videographer, Martial-Fine-Artist, Musician-Drummer, Artist-Scientist, Geologist-Librarian, Mathematician-Designer, Collector-Exhibitionist, Buyer-Seller, Cook-Politician, Migrant-Worker, Independent-Dependent, Pacifist-Activist.

Patricia Carragon July Events

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A Garden Variety of Poetry and Prose at the 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden

Saturday, July 22, from 3:30  5:30

with Patricia Carragon, Arden Levine, and Richard Jeffrey Newman, and friends

A Garden Variety – POETRY and PROSE, hosted by Mindy Levokove.

Words among the bleeding hearts and the tomatoes.

Open mic—Bring your words and sign up to read 

6th Street and Avenue B

New York, NY, 10009

Free Event

FACEBOOK EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/121542351770097/?acontext=%7B”source”%3A5,”page_id_source”%3A501966219997429,”action_history”%3A[%7B”surface”%3A”page”,”mechanism”%3A”main_list”,”extra_data”%3A”%7B%5C”pagh

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Berl’s Poetry Shop

Rooms of Our OwnWomen Read Poetry and Prose

Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 7 p.m.

With Tsaurah Litsky, Nancy Mercado, Patricia Carragon, Elisabet Velasquez

141 Front St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone: (347) 687-2375

FREE Event!

F train to York

FACEBOOK EVENT:

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/148264629073198/

Tsaurah Litzky is a widely published, Pushcart Prize nominated, poet, performer and writer of fiction,memoir, erotica, plays and commentaryHer major poetry collections are “Baby On The Water” (Long ShotProductionsand “Cleaning The Duck” (Bowery Books). The most recent of her sixteen poetry chapbooks isFull Lotus – Poems about Yoga” (Night Ballet Press). She has performed her work in over fifty venuesMostrecently she presented her poetry in Prague at the High Holy Mass of Poetry via SkypeTsaurah believes it’sa privilege to be a poet. 
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Nancy Mercado is the editor of the “Nuyorican Women Writers Anthology” published in Voices e/Magazine,an online literary journal of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies, Hunter College– CUNYShe is a guestcurator for the Museum of American Poetics and assistant editor for Eco-poetry.org; a website dedicated toaddressing the issue of climate changeThe author of “It Concerns the Madness” (Long Shot Productions),her work has been extensively anthologizedFor more information, go to: 
nancy-mercado.com
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Patricia Carragon’s latest book is “Innocence” (Finishing Line Press, 2017) and the “Cupcake Chronicles” isforthcoming from Poets Wear PradaPatricia curates the Brownstone Poets and is the editorinchief of itsannual anthologyShe is a member of Brevitas, Pen Literary Workshop, Woman Writers in Bloom, andTamarindShe is one of the executive editors of Home Planet News Online.
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Elisabet Velasquez is a Puerto Rican writer, mother, feminist from Bushwick, BrooklynHer work has been nominated for Best Of The NetHer poems have appeared in numerous publications including HuffingtonPost, Muzzle, Latina and Vibe MagazineShe is a VONA alumni, a 2017 Poets House Fellow and the authorof the chapbook “PTSD.” You can find her online at:ElisabetVelasquez.com

Reminder: ROLES AND ROLLING PINS 2 Thursday March 24 at 6:00 P.M.

Reminder: ROLES AND ROLLING PINS 2 Thursday March 24 at 6:00 P.M.

REMINDER:
 
ROLES AND ROLLING PINS 2  
Thursday,  March 24  at 6:00 P.M. 
         
The Cornelia Street Café  
29 Cornelia St, New York, NY 10014
Phone:(212) 989-9319
By Subway:
A, B, C, D, E, F, and M to West 4th St. or 1 to Christopher St.-Sheridan Square.
Dorothy Friedman August, Host 
$9 admission gives you a free drink
In celebration of Women’s History Month we are pleased to present “Roles and Rolling Pins 2”. The program, hosted by Dorothy Friedman August, showcases readings and performances by an exciting vibrant array of readers. The event focuses on the lives and writings of these artists and highlights the creative energy and spirit of all women.
Readers:
Chavisa Woods;  Nancy Mercado;  
Natalie Caro;  Gabriel Don;  
Patricia Carragon;  Susan Sherman;  
Yuko Otomo;  Roxanne Hoffman;  
Lydia Cortes