Jennifer Juneau Ellen Pober Rittberg Marguerite Maria Rivas at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat, Aug 25 at 2:30 p.m.

 

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2018

Brownstone Poets Still Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

We’re Celebrating our 13th Year!

 

Brownstone Poets presents

Saturday, August 25 at 2:30 p.m.

Jennifer Juneau
Ellen Pober Rittberg
Marguerite Maria Rivas

@ 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 EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/2086162384978800/?active_tab=about

BIOS:

Jennifer Juneau is the author of the poetry collection More Than Moon (due out next month by Is A Rose Press) and the novel ÜberChef USA (due out October by Spork Press.) Her work has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes, the Million Writers award, and a Sundress Best of the Net and has appeared in the Café Review, Cimarron Review, Cincinnati Review, Columbia Journal, Evergreen Review, GWFM Anthology, Live Mag! Pank, Seattle Review, Sensitive Skin Magazine, Verse Daily, and elsewhere. She lives in Brooklyn where she is hard at work on her second novel and poetry collection.

Ellen Pober Rittberg’s poetry and fiction have been published in online journals includingBrooklyn Quarterly, Long Island Quarterly, Santa Fe Writers Project, and several anthologies including Persian Sugar in English Tea vol. 1 and Songs of Seasoned Women. Her book of poetry, Consider the Constellations, was published in 2009. The winner of several journalism awards, she also wrote several plays, which were performed off off Broadway and at festivals. By day, she is an attorney.

Marguerite Maria Rivas is a poet and essayist whose work has been published in numerous journals and anthologies including The America’s ReviewWaterwaysThe Mas Tequila ReviewMom Egg, Waterways, and Quarterday Review, among others. Rivas has received grants and awards from the NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs, City University of New York, and A Room of Her Own Foundation. She is the author of a chapbook poems as well as a full-length volume, Tell No One. She is an associate professor at Borough of Manhattan Community College, where she teaches writing and literature.

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Submissions Now Open for Home Planet News Online Issue 6

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Frank Murphy of Home Planet News is gathering material for Home Planet News Online Issue 6. He needs poetry, prose (essays, fiction, short plays, reviews, etc.), artwork. He’s shooting for a November deadline and publication.
Please respond: homeplanetnewsol@gmail.com
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Submissions welcome.
Home Planet News Online is an On Line Only Publication.
All copyrights return to the poet, writer, artist.
The submissions requirements are as follows:
Submit up to 4 poems at a time We would prefer prose pieces that are 2000 words or less, but we will consider longer pieces by merit. We will accept only one prose piece per writer per issue.
Art work, paintings, drawings, photos, are welcome.
Simultaneous submissions will be accepted with the understanding that we will be notified ASAP of publications in another magazine.
Home Planet News Online will accept poems that have been previously published in printed magazines, journals, or chapbooks with a distribution of 500 copies or less.
We will not accept poems or prose that has been accepted in an anthology or published in another online magazine.
Please include contact information Submit everything in one file as a single word document. No pdf files.
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Executive Editors:
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David Gershator
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Linda Lerner
Matthew Paris
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Consulting Editor:
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REMINDER: Stephen Bluestone Bill Considine Tim Tomlinson @ Park Plaza Restaurant Sat, 3/24 at 2:30 p.m.

REMINDER:

 

 

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2018

Brownstone Poets Still Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents

 

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

Stephen Bluestone

Bill Considine

Tim Tomlinson


@ 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/173040979999064/

pcarragon@gmail.com

brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/

patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

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

Bios:


Stephen Bluestone
 taught English and film in the College of Liberal Arts at Mercer University for many years and now lives and works in New York City, where he was born. His volumes The Laughing Monkeys of Gravity and The Flagrant Dead were nominated for the National Book Award in Poetry. Bluestone has won The Greensboro Review Poetry Prize and The Thomas Merton Prize, as well as prizes in the Robert Penn Warren Competition and elsewhere. His work has appeared in Poetry, The Sewanee Review, The Hudson Review, and many other journals. His latest book is The Painted Clock.

Bill Considine was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. He is an honors graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School. He first studied writing poetry with Elizabeth Bishop. He writes verse plays, with productions at Theater for a New City and the Brooklyn Army Terminal, and a staged reading at Medicine Show Theater. He also has made poetry videos. His life includes a lengthy hiatus from creative work, but he returned to poetry several years ago. A poetry chapbook, Strange Coherence, from The Operating System, and a CD of poems with music, An Early Spring, from Fast Speaking Music, were published in 2013. A book of related verse plays, The Furies, was published by The Operating System in 2017. For more, including poems, photos, videos and audio, please see his website at www.williamconsidine.com.

 

 

Tim Tomlinson is a co-founder of New York Writers Workshop and co-author of its popular text, The Portable MFA in Creative Writing. He is the author of the story collection This Is Not Happening to You, and the poetry collection Requiem for the Tree Fort I Set on Fire. His work has been published in China, the Philippines, Singapore, and Australia, and anthologized in the Brooklyn Poets AnthologyWe Contain Multitudes: Twelve Years of Softblow, and Eternal Snow. He is a member of Asia Pacific Writers & Translators.  He teaches in the Global Liberal Studies Program at NYU.

Chocolate Waters and Chavisa Woods Saturday, May 6 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2017

Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents Chocolate Waters and Chavisa Woods Saturday, May 6 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in Brooklyn Heights and there’s an open mic as well.

Saturday, May 6

at 2:30 p.m

Chocolate Waters

Chavisa Woods

@ 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/1909877345891126/?active_tab=about

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

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

Bios:

Choc 2016

Chocolate Waters is a continuously evolving radical feminist poet and celebrant of the new power of the feminine. She began performing her work in the mid ’70s and has toured throughout the U.S. and parts of Canada. Her first three books of poetry are considered classics of the Second Wave, and her latest book, I Was A Closet Woman will be out later this year. She is currently conducting workshops for women on finding the unique truth and beauty in our poetry. Please see what she’s up to at ChocolateWaters.com and friend her on Facebook (she needs more friends!).

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Chavisa Woods is the author of three books of fiction:  The Albino Album, Love Does Not Make Me Gentle or Kind, and Things to Do when You’re Goth in the Country, which is forthcoming from Seven Stories Press in May, 2017, of which Booklist said, “ This Book is tight, intelligent, and important, and sure to secure Woods a seat in the pantheon of critical twenty-first-century voices.”

Woods has appeared at such notable venues as The Whitney Museum, City Lights Bookstore, Town Hall Seattle, The Brecht Forum, The Cervantes Institute, St. Mark’s Poetry Project, and others. She was the recipient of the 2013 Cobalt Prize for fiction, a finalist (second nomination) for the 2013 Lambda Literary Award for fiction, and a recipient of the Jerome Foundation award for emerging writers in 2009.

Reminder: Bob Heman, Rick Mullin, Hilary Sideris, Alison Ross at Park Plaza Restaurant on Sat, 4/1 at 2:30 p.m.

REMINDER:

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2017

Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents Bob Heman, Rick Mullin, Hilary Sideris, and Alison Ross, Saturday, April 1 in Brooklyn Heights and there’s an open mic as well.

 

Saturday, April 1

at 2:30 p.m

Bob Heman

Rick Mullin

Hilary Sideris

Alison Ross

@ 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/1272539132837926/?active_tab=about

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

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

Bios:

Bob Heman’s collages, cut-outs and drawings have been shown in a small two-man show at The Brooklyn Museum, in a one-man retrospective of his cut-outs [participatory cut-out multiples on paper] at BACA’s Downtown Cultural Center, and in group shows in Toronto, Los Angeles and New York.

His poems and prose poems have appeared in such diverse publications as Sentence, The Prose Poem, Caliban, Otoliths, Kayak, Hanging Loose, Center, and Artful Dodge, and are upcoming in New American Writing and Reaedr.

 

Rick Mullin is the author of six books of poetry, including the book-length poems Huncke, published by Seven Towers, Dublin Ireland in 2010, and Soutine, published by Dos Madres Press, Loveland Ohio, 2012. His latest collection, Transom, was published last month by Dos Madres Press. His work has appeared in journals including The New Criterion, American Arts Quarterly, and Epiphany; and in anthologies, including Rabbit Ears: Poems about TV. He is a painter and a journalist.

Clockwise Cat publisher and editor Alison Ross has been published here, there, elsewhere, and nowhere. Alison experienced rave-levels of ecstasy when she found out she was shortlisted for the 2014 Erbacce Prize, down from 5,000 entries. She was also giddily bemused when was nominated for the Best of the Net a few years back, though she lost out to savvier scribes. Alison is also a staff book reviewer for Five 2 One Magazine. Alison has four chapbooksFrom Dancing Girl Press, Monster Sermons; from Fowlpox Press, Miro’s Poesie and Clockwise Cats; and from Feline and Nothingness Press, Clockwise Cats: The Prequel.

 

 

Hilary Sideris is the author of Most Likely to Die, poems in the voice of Keith Richards (Poets Wear Prada 2014) and The Inclination to Make Waves (Big Wonderful 2016). Her new chapbook, A House Not Made with Hands, inspired by Vasari’s Lives of the Artists, is forthcoming from Poets Wear Prada. She lives in Kensington, Brooklyn.

MER 15 Launch Party and Reading in the Gallery at LPR


MER 15 Launch Party and Reading in the Gallery at LPR

Mom Egg Review Vol. 15 Launch and Reading
Sun. April 2, 2017 at 5:30 P.M.

The Gallery at Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012 (212) 505-3474

Hosted by Marjorie Altman Tesser
Mom Egg Review publishes sharp, lyrical, intelligent literary writing about motherhood. Contributors to MER’s fifteenth annual issue will read stories and poems about pregnancy, mothering toddlers to teens and beyond, the body, partnering and un-partnering, and mothering and work, politics, art. Join us for literary transmissions from the mothership!
Admission (includes a book): $12 in advance, $15 at the
door

brevitas writers scheduled to read:

Tsaurah Litzky and Patricia Carragon

https://www.facebook.com/events/2330818

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Subways:
A, C, E to Spring Street
For MTA subway service updates:

REMINDER: Pen Women’s Literary Workshop at Wow Café, Thur, March 23 at 7 p.m.

REMINDER:

Pen Women’s Literary Workshop at Wow Café, Thur, March 23 at 7 p.m.





Celebrate spring with poetry and prose 
at the Pen Literary Women’s Workshop Reading 
Hosted by Ilsa Gilbert

March 23 at 7:00 P.M. at the Wow Café
in the East Village

Readers:

Rosalie Calabrese, Patricia Carragon. Ilsa Gilbert, Marni Rice, Caroline Thomas, Anne Weichberger.

 
 
Plus Marni Rice solo performance t/b/a
 
 
 
WOW Café Theatre
59-61 East 4th Street – 4th Floor, Buzzer #6
New York, NY 10003
Directions: F train to 2nd Avenue. Walk Northwest
Tickets at the door: $10 suggested donation
$8 Seniors/Students (or pay what you can – no one will be turned away)
 

Bob Heman, Rick Mullin, Hilary Sideris, and Alison Ross, Saturday, April 1 at 2:30 p.m.

 

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2017

Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents Bob Heman, Rick Mullin, Hilary Sideris, and Alison Ross, Saturday, April 1 in Brooklyn Heights and there’s an open mic as well.


Saturday, April 1

at 2:30 p.m

Bob Heman

Rick Mullin

Hilary Sideris

Alison Ross

@ 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/1272539132837926/?active_tab=about

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

Bios:

Bob Heman’s collages, cut-outs and drawings have been shown in a small two-man show at The Brooklyn Museum, in a one-man retrospective of his cut-outs [participatory cut-out multiples on paper] at BACA’s Downtown Cultural Center, and in group shows in Toronto, Los Angeles and New York.

His poems and prose poems have appeared in such diverse publications as Sentence, The Prose Poem, Caliban, Otoliths, Kayak, Hanging Loose, Center, and Artful Dodge, and are upcoming in New American Writing and Reaedr.

 

Rick Mullin is the author of six books of poetry, including the book-length poems Huncke, published by Seven Towers, Dublin Ireland in 2010, and Soutine, published by Dos Madres Press, Loveland Ohio, 2012. His latest collection, Transom, was published last month by Dos Madres Press. His work has appeared in journals including The New Criterion, American Arts Quarterly, and Epiphany; and in anthologies, including Rabbit Ears: Poems about TV. He is a painter and a journalist.

Clockwise Cat publisher and editor Alison Ross has been published here, there, elsewhere, and nowhere. Alison experienced rave-levels of ecstasy when she found out she was shortlisted for the 2014 Erbacce Prize, down from 5,000 entries. She was also giddily bemused when was nominated for the Best of the Net a few years back, though she lost out to savvier scribes. Alison is also a staff book reviewer for Five 2 One Magazine. Alison has four chapbooksFrom Dancing Girl Press, Monster Sermons; from Fowlpox Press, Miro’s Poesie and Clockwise Cats; and from Feline and Nothingness Press, Clockwise Cats: The Prequel.

 

Hilary Sideris is the author of Most Likely to Die, poems in the voice of Keith Richards (Poets Wear Prada 2014) and The Inclination to Make Waves (Big Wonderful 2016). Her new chapbook, A House Not Made with Hands, inspired by Vasari’s Lives of the Artists, is forthcoming from Poets Wear Prada. She lives in Kensington, Brooklyn.

Some publication news that didn’t get blogged in the usual manner

Some publication news that didn’t get blogged in the usual manner

Some publication news that didn’t get blogged in the usual manner:


My prose piece, “Enjoy Yourself,” is in poetdiversity, November 2016 volume 13 number 2
Thank you Marie C Lecrivain Congrats to all:
Inalegwu Omapada Alifa , Maria A Arana, Shawn Aveningo, Peter Barlow, Wendy Bourke , Jack G Bowman, Alan Britt, Lynne Bronstein, Adam Levon Brown, Jeffrey Bryant, Don Kingfisher Campbell, Alicia Carpenter, Patricia Carragon, Natalie Crick, Carla Criscoulo, Frank De Canio , Marvin Louis Dorsey, Miguel Eichelberger, John LaMar Elison, Gabrielle Garofalo, Dave Houston, Dani Raschel Jimenez, Scott C Kaestner, Sofia Kioroglou, Deborah P Kolodji, Rick Lupert, Donal Mahoney, Frank Mundo, Chika Onyenezi , Adam Phillips, Bethany W Pope, Nydia Rojas, Diana Rosen, Walter Ruhlmann, Jan Steckel, and Papa Vic.
Featured Poets: Jonathan Beale, J de Salvo, Darren C Demaree, Amelie Frank, Jerry Garcia, Terry McCarty, Akor Emmanuel Oche , Greg Patrick, Alison Ross, Cody Rukasin, Viola Weinberg,and Kelley White.
Prose Feature: George Korolog
 
My Fiction Piece, “Diana of Anderson Avenue,” is in Centum Press’ 100 Voices Volume 2 to be published on January 15.
I’m happy that Tracy Gardstein’s work is also in this book.
From the Publisher:
As you know, One Hundred Voices Volume Two will be published in a little over a week on January 15! As this important milestone for “Diana of Anderson Avenue” and all of the other pieces approaches, I wanted to reach out to see how promoting the book is going. We’re trying to make a final push to generate pre-orders for the book over the next several days, so please let me know if there’s anything that I can do to assist in your promotional efforts.
Just as a reminder, your discount code is: 100V2V8
Your discount code is good for 10% off both paperback and limited edition hardcover copies of One Hundred Voices Volume Two that are pre-ordered through our website, centumpublishing.com.
As we near January 15, I’d definitely encourage you to send a reminder email to your family members, friends, and fans about the book and to participate in our Thunderclap campaign if you haven’t already.
Once again, please let me know if I can do anything to help with your promotional efforts for One Hundred Voices Volume Two!
Looking forward to an exciting publication date!
Best Regards,
Christian Lee
Founder and Publisher
Centum Press
P.S. If you live outside the United States, we could send you a large shipment of books that you could distribute to your family members and friends. This has proven to be a great way to cut down on the shipping costs that each individual absorbs and to make our books more accessible.

There is still time to submit to Home Planet News Online Issue 4:

There is still time to submit to Home Planet News Online Issue 4:

Deadline is Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Publication: Mid-February
At the Latest, End of February

Submissions should be sent to: hpnonline@yahoo.com.

Please read the guidelines below:

Guidelines

Submissions welcome.
Home Planet News Online is an On Line Only Publication.
All copyrights return to the poet, writer, artist.

The submissions requirements are as follows:
Submit up to 4 poems at a time We would prefer prose pieces that are 2000 words or less, but we will consider longer pieces by merit. We will accept only one prose piece per writer per issue.
Art work, paintings, drawings, photos, are welcome.
Simultaneous submissions will be accepted with the understanding that we will be notified ASAP of publications in another magazine.

Home Planet News Online will accept poems that have been previously published in printed magazines, journals, or chapbooks with a distribution of 500 copies or less.

We will not accept poems or prose that has been accepted in an anthology or published in another online magazine.

Please include contact information Submit everything in one file as a single word document. No pdf files.

Submissions should be sent to: hpnonline@yahoo.com.