Brownstone Poets Pushcart Nominations for 2023

Congratulations to the following poets nominated for the 2023 Pushcart Prize from the Brownstone Poets 2022 Anthology, It was very hard to only select six from this fine collection of poets:

David Dephy

Prince A. McNally

Sandra Yannone

Susan Justiniano

Talena Lachelle Queen

Tish Ince

For Poetry: David Dephy — “Time Is Heart”

Prince A. McNally

For Poetry: Prince A McNally — “Shadow Boxing With Her Karma

Sandra Yannone

For Poetry: Sandy Yannone Sandra Yannone — “Gratitude Workshop, Notebook #12, 1991

Susan Justiniano

For Poetry: Rescue Poetix Susan Justiniano — “Exposed”

For Poetry: Talena Lachelle Queen — “You Cannot Silence the Ocean”

For Poetry: Tish Ince Poet Writer Tish Ince — “I polish shoes”

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Brownstone Poets Anthology Event this Saturday!

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Our Brownstone Poets Annual Anthology Celebration is only a few days away. Please join us this Saturday, December 3, from 2 on to 4:30 pm ET. Your $5 contribution helps support the publication of our 2023 anthology and guarantees you a 3-minute spot at our open mic (for poetry) at this event.

Our spotlight readers are:

Megha Sood

Zev Torres

Harvey Soss

Mireya Perez

David Dephy Thank you, David, for this beautiful photo of Brooklyn Bridge!

Bruce E. Whitacre

Crystal Crustl Davis

Steven Koenig

Jeff Cottrill

Ken Holland

Jack Cooper

Rescue Poetix

Hosted by Patricia Carragon, our Brooklyn girl and Editor-in-Chief.

Please follow these directions, completing all the steps at least two days before the reading to avoid delays entering the Zoom meeting. Everyone is automatically signed up for the open. Note the order of the open reading 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:

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 December reading! For your convenience here is the link to our Facebook event page:

https://fb.me/e/3geIWCIeD

DM @herbf533 or @patriciacarragon for more info or for assistance registering. #brownstonepoets #readingseries #anthology #poetryfriends #poetrycommunity #literaryevent #booklaunch #bookparty #openmic #zoomevent

Bios for Spotlight Readers:

Megha Sood is a Pushcart-nominated poet, author, editor, and blogger; a poetry editor at MookyChick (UK), Life and Legends (USA), Brownstone Poets (2022); a partner in “Life in Quarantine,” Stanford University, USA, 2020, a National Level Winner and Recipient of 2020 Poet Fellowship (Martha’s Institute of Creative Writing). Website https://meghasworldsite.wordpress.com/.

Zev Torres’s poetry has appeared in numerous publications including the Rainbow Project, Otherwise Engaged, NYC From the Inside, and Brownstone Poets’ 2010-2021 Anthologies. “Left Unsaid,” is the third poem in a trilogy following Another Side of the Story (Kitchen Sink Magazine (2021) and Rites of Passage (Maintenant 15 (2021).

Harvey Sosss has been writing for several years now and won Writer’s Diget poetry prize awards in 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2019. Poems of his have been published in conjunction with the University of Canberra’s Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize (2016), Shabda Press’ Nuclear Impact anthology and elsewhere here and abroad.

Mireya Perez-Bustillo’s poetry searches for that “other voice” expressed through entrapment and oppression. Her work appears in Revista del Hada, Caribbean Review, Americas Review, Diosas en Bronce: Anthology of Colombian Women Writers, and IRP Voices, among others.

David Dephy, a Georgian/American award-winning poet named as A Literature Luminary by Bowery Poetry, The Stellar Poet by Voices of Poetry, The Incomparable Poet by Statorec, A Brilliant Grace by Headline Poetry & Press, and An Extremely Unique Poetic Voice by Cultural Daily. He lives and works in New York.

Bruce E. Whitacre’s work has been published in American Journal of Poetry, Poets Wear Prada, and World Literature Today, among others. His poems are included in The Strategic Poet by Diane Lockward, and the anthologies Brownstone Poets 2021 and I Want to be Loved by You: Poems on Marilyn Monroe.

Crystal Crustl Davis is a multidisciplinary, mixed media artist, freelance writer, and social media marketer. Born and raised in Jersey City, NJ she is the creator at Crystal Letters, and Co-Founder of OpenRoad Poetry. Her work is inspired by nature, color, and craft through art and writing. www.crystalletters.com. IG: @crystallettersofficial.

Steven Koenig is a Brooklyn-born and bred poet, educator, music journalist, and activist. His poems have appeared in Brooklyn Day of the Poet, Poetry in Performance, Sensations, and Diseased Pariah News. His music writing has appeared in LaFolia.com, Perfect Sound Forever, AllAboutJazz.com, and Signal to Noise.

Jeff Cottrill is a novelist, poet, journalist, and spoken-word artist based in Toronto. He has headlined in countless literary series throughout Canada, the U.K. and the U.S. Jeff has authored four chapbooks and recorded three CDs, and his debut novel, Hate Story, is available from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Ken Holland, an award-winning poet, has been nominated three times for the Pushcart Prize, and has had work widely published in such journals as Rattle, Tulane Review, Southwest Review, North Dakota Quarterly, and Tar River, as well as several anthologies. He lives and breathes in Fishkill, New York. www.kenhollandpoet.com.

Jack Cooperr is the creator of These Are Aphorithms (http://aphorithms.blogspot.com). His work has appeared widely, in print and online, including Brownstone Poets 2013 and 2021. “Slouching Toward Bushwick,” a collection of his Brooklyn poems, is forthcoming soon from Poets Wear Prada. He lives in Paris.

Rescue Poetix aka Susan Justiniano, is the first Puerto Rican woman Poet Laureate of Jersey City, N.J. As a globally published and performing poet, she has over fifty original poems set to music under her professional artist brand RescuePoetix™. She is an arts advocate deeply involved in the arts community.

Reminder: Brownstone Poets 2022 Anthology Celebration on Zoom, Sat, December 3 at 2 p.m.

Reminder: Brownstone Poets 2022 Anthology Celebration on Zoom

Saturday, December 3, 2022

2 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. EST

Our spotlight features are:

Megha Sood

Zev Torres

Harvey Soss

Mireya Pérez-Bustillo

David Dephy

Bruce E. Whitacre

Crystal Crusti Davis

Steven Koenig

Jeff Cottrill

Ken Holland

Jack Cooper

Rescue Poetix

$5 Donation

Plus a limited open mic

Hosted by Patricia Carragon

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 December reading! For your convenience here is the link to our Facebook event page:
https://fb.me/e/1h85uKJcS 

Since 2005, Brownstone Poets has been inspiring poetry in Brooklyn. We strive to be a unique and diverse community, welcoming various literary styles and forms. Our reading series is expanding via Zoom, reaching out to new voices across the U.S. and the world. We would like to thank this year’s 59 reader-contributors, as well as our loyal attendees. Without their love and commitment, our reading series and this anthology would not have been possible. We’re honored to have the Himalayan poet Yuyutsu Sharma as our poet-in- residence and Maria Lisella as this year’s guest poet. This collection of poetry, infused with Brooklyn imagery, is our contribution to the vibrant spirit found in the Borough of Kings.

Bios:


Megha Sood
 is a Pushcart-nominated poet, author, editor, and blogger; a poetry editor at MookyChick (UK), Life and Legends (USA), Brownstone Poets (2022); a partner in “Life in Quarantine,” Stanford University, USA, 2020, a National Level Winner and Recipient of 2020 Poet Fellowship (Martha’s Institute of Creative Writing). Website https://meghasworldsite.wordpress.com/.

Zev Torres’s poetry has appeared in numerous publications including the Rainbow Project, Otherwise Engaged, NYC From the Inside, and Brownstone Poets’ 2010-2021 Anthologies. “Left Unsaid,” is the third poem in a trilogy following Another Side of the Story (Kitchen Sink Magazine (2021) and Rites of Passage (Maintenant 15 (2021).

Harvey Soss has been writing for several years now and won Writer’s Diget poetry prize awards in 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2019. Poems of his have been published in conjunction with the University of Canberra’s Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize (2016), Shabda Press’ Nuclear Impact anthology and elsewhere here and abroad.

Mireya Perez-Bustillo’s poetry searches for that “other voice” expressed through entrapment and oppression. Her work appears in Revista del Hada, Caribbean Review, Americas Review, Diosas en Bronce: Anthology of Colombian Women Writers, and IRP Voices, among others.

David Dephy, a Georgian/American award-winning poet named as A Literature Luminary by Bowery Poetry, The Stellar Poet by Voices of Poetry, The Incomparable Poet by Statorec, A Brilliant Grace by Headline Poetry & Press, and An Extremely Unique Poetic Voice by Cultural Daily. He lives and works in New York.

Bruce E. Whitacre’s work has been published in American Journal of Poetry, Poets Wear Prada, and World Literature Today, among others. His poems are included in The Strategic Poet by Diane Lockward, and the anthologies Brownstone Poets 2021 and I Want to be Loved by You: Poems on Marilyn Monroe.

Crystal Crustl Davis is a multidisciplinary, mixed media artist, freelance writer, and social media marketer. Born and raised in Jersey City, NJ she is the creator at Crystal Letters, and Co-Founder of OpenRoad Poetry. Her work is inspired by nature, color, and craft through art and writing. www.crystalletters.com. IG: @crystallettersofficial.

Steven Koenig is a Brooklyn-born and bred poet, educator, music journalist, and activist. His poems have appeared in Brooklyn Day of the Poet, Poetry in Performance, Sensations, and Diseased Pariah News. His music writing has appeared in LaFolia.com, Perfect Sound Forever, AllAboutJazz.com, and Signal to Noise.

Jeff Cottrill is a novelist, poet, journalist, and spoken-word artist based in Toronto. He has headlined in countless literary series throughout Canada, the U.K. and the U.S. Jeff has authored four chapbooks and recorded three CDs, and his debut novel, Hate Story, is available from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Ken Holland, an award-winning poet, has been nominated three times for the Pushcart Prize, and has had work widely published in such journals as Rattle, Tulane Review, Southwest Review, North Dakota Quarterly, and Tar River, as well as several anthologies. He lives and breathes in Fishkill, New York. www.kenhollandpoet.com.

Jack Cooperr is the creator of These Are Aphorithms (http://aphorithms.blogspot.com). His work has appeared widely, in print and online, including Brownstone Poets 2013 and 2021. “Slouching Toward Bushwick,” a collection of his Brooklyn poems, is forthcoming soon from Poets Wear Prada. He lives in Paris.

Rescue Poetix aka Susan Justiniano, is the first Puerto Rican woman Poet Laureate of Jersey City, N.J. As a globally published and performing poet, she has over fifty original poems set to music under her professional artist brand RescuePoetix™. She is an arts advocate deeply involved in the arts community.

Brownstone Poets 2022 Anthology Celebration on Zoom, Sat, December 3 at 2 p.m.

Brownstone Poets 2022 Anthology Celebration on Zoom

Saturday, December 3, 2022

2 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. EST

Our spotlight features are:

Megha Sood

Zev Torres

Harvey Soss

Mireya Pérez-Bustillo

David Dephy

Bruce E. Whitacre

Crystal Crusti Davis

Steven Koenig

Jeff Cottrill

Ken Holland

Jack Cooper

Rescue Poetix

$5 Donation

Plus a limited open mic

Hosted by Patricia Carragon

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 December reading! For your convenience here is the link to our Facebook event page:
https://fb.me/e/1h85uKJcS 

Since 2005, Brownstone Poets has been inspiring poetry in Brooklyn. We strive to be a unique and diverse community, welcoming various literary styles and forms. Our reading series is expanding via Zoom, reaching out to new voices across the U.S. and the world. We would like to thank this year’s 59 reader-contributors, as well as our loyal attendees. Without their love and commitment, our reading series and this anthology would not have been possible. We’re honored to have the Himalayan poet Yuyutsu Sharma as our poet-in- residence and Maria Lisella as this year’s guest poet. This collection of poetry, infused with Brooklyn imagery, is our contribution to the vibrant spirit found in the Borough of Kings.

Bios:


Megha Sood
is a Pushcart-nominated poet, author, editor, and blogger; a poetry editor at MookyChick (UK), Life and Legends (USA), Brownstone Poets (2022); a partner in “Life in Quarantine,” Stanford University, USA, 2020, a National Level Winner and Recipient of 2020 Poet Fellowship (Martha’s Institute of Creative Writing). Website https://meghasworldsite.wordpress.com/.

Zev Torres’s poetry has appeared in numerous publications including the Rainbow Project, Otherwise Engaged, NYC From the Inside, and Brownstone Poets’ 2010-2021 Anthologies. “Left Unsaid,” is the third poem in a trilogy following Another Side of the Story (Kitchen Sink Magazine (2021) and Rites of Passage (Maintenant 15 (2021).

Harvey Soss has been writing for several years now and won Writer’s Diget poetry prize awards in 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2019. Poems of his have been published in conjunction with the University of Canberra’s Vice-Chancellor’s International Poetry Prize (2016), Shabda Press’ Nuclear Impact anthology and elsewhere here and abroad.

Mireya Perez-Bustillo’s poetry searches for that “other voice” expressed through entrapment and oppression. Her work appears in Revista del Hada, Caribbean Review, Americas Review, Diosas en Bronce: Anthology of Colombian Women Writers, and IRP Voices, among others.

David Dephy, a Georgian/American award-winning poet named as A Literature Luminary by Bowery Poetry, The Stellar Poet by Voices of Poetry, The Incomparable Poet by Statorec, A Brilliant Grace by Headline Poetry & Press, and An Extremely Unique Poetic Voice by Cultural Daily. He lives and works in New York.

Bruce E. Whitacre’s work has been published in American Journal of Poetry, Poets Wear Prada, and World Literature Today, among others. His poems are included in The Strategic Poet by Diane Lockward, and the anthologies Brownstone Poets 2021 and I Want to be Loved by You: Poems on Marilyn Monroe.

Crystal Crustl Davis is a multidisciplinary, mixed media artist, freelance writer, and social media marketer. Born and raised in Jersey City, NJ she is the creator at Crystal Letters, and Co-Founder of OpenRoad Poetry. Her work is inspired by nature, color, and craft through art and writing. www.crystalletters.com. IG: @crystallettersofficial.

Steven Koenig is a Brooklyn-born and bred poet, educator, music journalist, and activist. His poems have appeared in Brooklyn Day of the Poet, Poetry in Performance, Sensations, and Diseased Pariah News. His music writing has appeared in LaFolia.com, Perfect Sound Forever, AllAboutJazz.com, and Signal to Noise.

Jeff Cottrill is a novelist, poet, journalist, and spoken-word artist based in Toronto. He has headlined in countless literary series throughout Canada, the U.K. and the U.S. Jeff has authored four chapbooks and recorded three CDs, and his debut novel, Hate Story, is available from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

Ken Holland, an award-winning poet, has been nominated three times for the Pushcart Prize, and has had work widely published in such journals as Rattle, Tulane Review, Southwest Review, North Dakota Quarterly, and Tar River, as well as several anthologies. He lives and breathes in Fishkill, New York. www.kenhollandpoet.com.

Jack Cooperr is the creator of These Are Aphorithms (http://aphorithms.blogspot.com). His work has appeared widely, in print and online, including Brownstone Poets 2013 and 2021. “Slouching Toward Bushwick,” a collection of his Brooklyn poems, is forthcoming soon from Poets Wear Prada. He lives in Paris.

Rescue Poetix aka Susan Justiniano, is the first Puerto Rican woman Poet Laureate of Jersey City, N.J. As a globally published and performing poet, she has over fifty original poems set to music under her professional artist brand RescuePoetix™. She is an arts advocate deeply involved in the arts community.

The 19 th Annual Brevitas Festival of the Short Poem

I will be reading virtually:

The 19th Annual Brevitas Festival of the Short Poem
HYBRID Event featuring poets LIVE & VIRTUALLY
Sunday, November 6, 2022 • 1:30 – 4:30 pm
The Bowery Poetry Club (aka Duane Park)

308 Bowery (between Bleecker & Houston), New York, NY 10012

Poet-members Jim Pignetti and Steve Zeitlin (founder of City Lore) launched Brevitas when they invited a small circle of poet-friends to email original, short poems (14 lines max) to each other on the 1 st and 15 th of each month. Now in its nineteenth year, this community has grown to over 50 poets, and a dynamic incubator of new work. This annual festival is a performance plus book party for the release of the 2022 Brevitas 19 Anthology of the Short Poem featuring a selection of each member-poet’s selections from the year’s exchange. Flash Rosenberg will host. Poems will be projected. Words will gush with pith, piety, and playfulness. Books will be signed.

Reminder: Brownstone Poets on Zoom: Amy Barone, Susana H. Case, Margo Taft Stever, Saturday, October 29 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST

Reminder: Brownstone Poets welcomes Broadstone Books!

Saturday, October 29 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST

Our October features are:

Amy Barone,

Susana H. Case,

Margo Taft Stever

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 October reading!

For your convenience, here is the link to our Facebook event page:

https://fb.me/e/25O8EtICS

Bios:

Amy Barone

Amy Barone’s new poetry collection, Defying Extinction, was published by Broadstone Books in 2022.  New York Quarterly Books released her collection, We Became Summer, in 2018.  She wrote chapbooks, Kamikaze Dance (Finishing Line Press) and Views from the Driveway (Foothills Publishing.)  Her poetry has appeared in Local Knowledge, New Verse News, Paterson Literary Review, Sensitive Skin, and Standpoint (UK), among other publications.  Barone spent five years as Italian correspondent for Women’s Wear Daily and Advertising Age.  She belongs to the Poetry Society of America and the brevitas online poetry community.  From Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, she lives in New York City.

Susana H. Case

Susana H. Case is the author of eight books of poetry, most recently The Damage Done (Broadstone Books, 2022). Dead Shark on the N Train (Broadstone Books, 2020) won a Pinnacle Book Award for Best Poetry Book and a NYC Big Book Award Distinguished Favorite and was a Finalist for the Eric Hoffer Book Award. She is also the author of five chapbooks. Her first collection, The Scottish Café (Slapering Hol Press) was re-released in a dual-language English-Polish version, Kawiarnia Szkocka (Opole University Press). Her work has also been translated into Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. Case’s poems have appeared in CALYXCatamaranThe Cortland ReviewPortland ReviewRattleRHINOupstreet, and many other journals. She is a co-editor of Slapering Hol Press.(www.susanahcase.com).

Margo Taft Stever

Margo Taft Stever’s three full-length poetry collections are The End of Horses, Broadstone Books, 2022; Cracked Piano (CavanKerry Press, 2019), shortlisted and honorable mention for the 2021 Eric Hoffer Award Grand Prize, which was one of three winners of the 2022 Pinnacle Achievement Book Award in Poetry; and Frozen Spring, 2002 Mid-List Press First Series Award for Poetry.  Her latest of four chapbooks is Ghost Moose (Kattywompus Press, 2019). Her poems have appeared in literary magazines including Verse Daily, Plant-Human Quarterly, Cincinnati Review, Rattapallax, upstreet, Salamander, West Branch, Poet Lore, Blackbird, Poem-A-Day, poets.org, Academy of American Poets, and Prairie Schooner.  She is founder of the Hudson Valley Writers Center and founding and current co-editor of Slapering Hol Press.   www.margotaftstever.com.

Brownstone Poets on Zoom: Amy Barone, Susana H. Case, Margo Taft Stever, Saturday, October 29 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST

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Brownstone Poets welcomes Broadstone Books!

Saturday, October 29 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST

Our October features are:

Amy Barone,

Susana H. Case,

Margo Taft Stever

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 October reading!

For your convenience, here is the link to our Facebook event page:

https://fb.me/e/25O8EtICS

Bios:

Amy Barone

Amy Barone’s new poetry collection, Defying Extinction, was published by Broadstone Books in 2022.  New York Quarterly Books released her collection, We Became Summer, in 2018.  She wrote chapbooks, Kamikaze Dance (Finishing Line Press) and Views from the Driveway (Foothills Publishing.)  Her poetry has appeared in Local Knowledge, New Verse News, Paterson Literary Review, Sensitive Skin, and Standpoint (UK), among other publications.  Barone spent five years as Italian correspondent for Women’s Wear Daily and Advertising Age.  She belongs to the Poetry Society of America and the brevitas online poetry community.  From Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, she lives in New York City.

Susana H. Case

Susana H. Case is the author of eight books of poetry, most recently The Damage Done (Broadstone Books, 2022). Dead Shark on the N Train (Broadstone Books, 2020) won a Pinnacle Book Award for Best Poetry Book and a NYC Big Book Award Distinguished Favorite and was a Finalist for the Eric Hoffer Book Award. She is also the author of five chapbooks. Her first collection, The Scottish Café (Slapering Hol Press) was re-released in a dual-language English-Polish version, Kawiarnia Szkocka (Opole University Press). Her work has also been translated into Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. Case’s poems have appeared in CALYXCatamaranThe Cortland ReviewPortland ReviewRattleRHINOupstreet, and many other journals. She is a co-editor of Slapering Hol Press.(www.susanahcase.com).

Margo Taft Stever

Margo Taft Stever’s three full-length poetry collections are The End of Horses, Broadstone Books, 2022; Cracked Piano (CavanKerry Press, 2019), shortlisted and honorable mention for the 2021 Eric Hoffer Award Grand Prize, which was one of three winners of the 2022 Pinnacle Achievement Book Award in Poetry; and Frozen Spring, 2002 Mid-List Press First Series Award for Poetry.  Her latest of four chapbooks is Ghost Moose (Kattywompus Press, 2019). Her poems have appeared in literary magazines including Verse Daily, Plant-Human Quarterly, Cincinnati Review, Rattapallax, upstreet, Salamander, West Branch, Poet Lore, Blackbird, Poem-A-Day, poets.org, Academy of American Poets, and Prairie Schooner.  She is founder of the Hudson Valley Writers Center and founding and current co-editor of Slapering Hol Press.   www.margotaftstever.com.

Brownstone Poets on Zoom: Amy Barone, Susana H. Case, Margo Taft Stever, Saturday, October 29 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST


Brownstone Poets welcomes Broadstone Books!

Saturday, October 29 from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST

Our October features are:

Amy Barone,

Susana H. Case,

Margo Taft Stever

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 October reading!

For your convenience, here is the link to our Facebook event page:

https://fb.me/e/25O8EtICS

Bios:

Amy Barone

Amy Barone’s new poetry collection, Defying Extinction, was published by Broadstone Books in 2022.  New York Quarterly Books released her collection, We Became Summer, in 2018.  She wrote chapbooks, Kamikaze Dance (Finishing Line Press) and Views from the Driveway (Foothills Publishing.)  Her poetry has appeared in Local Knowledge, New Verse News, Paterson Literary Review, Sensitive Skin, and Standpoint (UK), among other publications.  Barone spent five years as Italian correspondent for Women’s Wear Daily and Advertising Age.  She belongs to the Poetry Society of America and the brevitas online poetry community.  From Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, she lives in New York City.

Susana H. Case

Susana H. Case is the author of eight books of poetry, most recently The Damage Done (Broadstone Books, 2022). Dead Shark on the N Train (Broadstone Books, 2020) won a Pinnacle Book Award for Best Poetry Book and a NYC Big Book Award Distinguished Favorite and was a Finalist for the Eric Hoffer Book Award. She is also the author of five chapbooks. Her first collection, The Scottish Café (Slapering Hol Press) was re-released in a dual-language English-Polish version, Kawiarnia Szkocka (Opole University Press). Her work has also been translated into Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. Case’s poems have appeared in CALYXCatamaranThe Cortland ReviewPortland ReviewRattleRHINOupstreet, and many other journals. She is a co-editor of Slapering Hol Press.(www.susanahcase.com).

Margo Taft Stever

Margo Taft Stever’s three full-length poetry collections are The End of Horses, Broadstone Books, 2022; Cracked Piano (CavanKerry Press, 2019), shortlisted and honorable mention for the 2021 Eric Hoffer Award Grand Prize, which was one of three winners of the 2022 Pinnacle Achievement Book Award in Poetry; and Frozen Spring, 2002 Mid-List Press First Series Award for Poetry.  Her latest of four chapbooks is Ghost Moose (Kattywompus Press, 2019). Her poems have appeared in literary magazines including Verse Daily, Plant-Human Quarterly, Cincinnati Review, Rattapallax, upstreet, Salamander, West Branch, Poet Lore, Blackbird, Poem-A-Day, poets.org, Academy of American Poets, and Prairie Schooner.  She is founder of the Hudson Valley Writers Center and founding and current co-editor of Slapering Hol Press.   www.margotaftstever.com.

Reminder: Hoboken Library Festival, Saturday, October 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Reminder:

Hoboken Library Festival, Saturday, October 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Proud to be part of the Hoboken Library Festival on Saturday, October 15 from 11 am – 4 pm in Church Square Park (across from the Library).

Thank you Ethan Galvin for inviting me. I will be bringing Angel Fire, Meowku, and Brownstone Poets 2022 anthologies to sell.

There will be booktalks and poetry readings. I’m scheduled to read at 12:20 pm.

Come and enjoy! It’s FREE!

Facebook event https://www.facebook.com/events/1154698868471458

Hoboken Event Page: https://bccls.libcal.com/event/9295959?hs=a

Hoboken Library Festival, Saturday, October 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Proud to be part of the Hoboken Library Festival on Saturday, October 15 from 11 am – 4 pm in Church Square Park (across from the Library).

Thank you Ethan Galvin for inviting me. I will be bringing Angel Fire, Meowku, and Brownstone Poets 2022 anthologies to sell.

There will be booktalks and poetry readings. I’m scheduled to read at 12:20 pm.

Come and enjoy! It’s FREE!

Facebook event https://www.facebook.com/events/1154698868471458