REMINDER: Brownstone Poets Annual Anthology Reading on Zoom

Reminder: Brownstone Poets 2021 Anthology Celebration

Saturday, November 27, 2021

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

Our November features are:

Susana H, Case
Jack Cooper
Ron Kolm
Bruce Whittacre
David Dephy
Mireya Perez
Jeff Cottrill
Zev Torres
Yuyutsu Sharma
Austin Alexis

$5 Donation

Plus a limited open mic

Hosted by Patricia Carragon

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 43 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 Yuko Otomo 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. 

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

Brownstone Poets: Annual Anthology Celebration

Brownstone Poets 2021 Anthology Celebration

Saturday, November 27, 2021

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

Our November features are:

Susana H, Case
Jack Cooper
Ron Kolm
Bruce Whittacre
David Dephy
Mireya Perez
Jeff Cottrill
Zev Torres
Yuyutsu Sharma
Austin Alexis

$5 Donation

Plus a limited open mic

Hosted by Patricia Carragon

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 43 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 Yuko Otomo 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. 

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

Reminder: Brownstone Poets on ZOOM: JP Howard Susana H. Case Sandra Yannone, Saturday, January 30 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST NYC

REMINDER:

Brownstone Poets on ZOOM

Saturday, January 30 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City

JP Howard

Susana H. Case

Sandra Yannone

Please follow directions below to prevent last minute traffic on the day of the reading:We’re back! On ZOOM. Our January features are JP Howard, Susana H. Case, and Sandra Yannone. Plus a limited open mic. Your $5 contributions keeps our annual anthology in print and pays our features. Hosted by Patricia Carragon, our Brooklyn girl and Editor-in-Chief.


Step 1: Make your $5 donation: https://rb.gy/utlbol

Step 2: Register in advance for this meeting: rb.gy/fowl4g

Step 3: After making your donation and registering, you will receive a confidential confirmation email containing your unique link to join the event.
Looking forward to seeing you at our January reading! 

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1057078228105973/

BIOS

JP Howard is an educator, literary activist, curator, and community builder.Herdebut poetry collection, SAY/MIRROR (The Operating System)was a Lambda Literary finalist. She is also the author of bury your love poems here (Belladonna*) and co-editor of Sinister Wisdom Journal Black Lesbians–We Are the Revolution!  JP was a featured author in Lambda Literary’s LGBTQ Writers in Schools Program and has received fellowships from Cave Canem, VONA, and Lambda Literary. She curates Women Writers in Bloom Poetry Salon. Her poetry is widely anthologized. JP is a general Poetry Editor for Women’s Studies Quarterly and Editor-At-Large of Mom Egg Review VOX online. http://www.jp-howard.com.

Susana H. Case is the author of seven books of poetry, most recently Dead Shark on the N Train, from Broadstone Books, 2020, which won a Pinnacle Book Award for Best Poetry Book and a NYC Big Book Award Distinguished Favorite. She is also the author of five chapbooks. Her first collection, The Scottish Café, from Slapering Hol Press, was re-released in a dual-language English-Polish version, Kawiarnia Szkocka by Opole University Press and she has also been translated into Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. Case is a Professor and Program Coordinator at the New York Institute of Technology in New York City and can be reached at www.susanahcase.com

Sandra Yannone’s poems and reviews manifest in journals including Ploughshares, Poetry Ireland Review, Prairie Schooner, Live Encounters, Impossible Archetypes, Women’s Review of Books, Calyx, and Naugatuck River Review. Her poem “Requiem for Orlando” appeared in a special online edition of Glass: A Poetry Journal responding to the 2016 Pulse nightclub shootingSalmon Poetry published her debut collection Boats for Women in 2019 and will publish The Glass Studio in 2022. Since March, 2020, she’s hosted the weekly reading series Cultivating Voices LIVE Poetry on Facebook via Zoom. She resides mostly in Olympia, Washington. Please visit her at www.sandrayannone.com.

REMINDER: Brownstone Poets on ZOOM: JP Howard Susana H. Case Sandra Yannone, Saturday, January 30 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST NYC

REMINDER: Brownstone Poets on ZOOM

Saturday, January 30 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City

JP Howard

Susana H. Case

Sandra Yannone

Please follow directions below to prevent last minute traffic on the day of the reading:

We’re back! On ZOOM. Our January features are JP Howard, Susana H. Case, and Sandra Yannone. Plus a limited open mic. Your $5 contributions keeps our annual anthology in print and pays our features. Hosted by Patricia Carragon, our Brooklyn girl and Editor-in-Chief.


Step 1: Make your $5 donation: https://rb.gy/utlbol

Step 2: Register in advance for this meeting: rb.gy/fowl4g

Step 3: After making your donation and registering, you will receive a confidential confirmation email containing your unique link to join the event.


Looking forward to seeing you at our January reading! 

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1057078228105973/

BIOS

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JP Howard is an educator, literary activist, curator, and community builder.Herdebut poetry collection, SAY/MIRROR (The Operating System)was a Lambda Literary finalist. She is also the author of bury your love poems here (Belladonna*) and co-editor of Sinister Wisdom Journal Black Lesbians–We Are the Revolution!  JP was a featured author in Lambda Literary’s LGBTQ Writers in Schools Program and has received fellowships from Cave Canem, VONA, and Lambda Literary. She curates Women Writers in Bloom Poetry Salon. Her poetry is widely anthologized. JP is a general Poetry Editor for Women’s Studies Quarterly and Editor-At-Large of Mom Egg Review VOX online.  http://www.jp-howard.com.

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Susana H. Case is the author of seven books of poetry, most recently Dead Shark on the N Train, from Broadstone Books, 2020, which won a Pinnacle Book Award for Best Poetry Book and a NYC Big Book Award Distinguished Favorite. She is also the author of five chapbooks. Her first collection, The Scottish Café, from Slapering Hol Press, was re-released in a dual-language English-Polish version, Kawiarnia Szkocka by Opole University Press and she has also been translated into Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. Case is a Professor and Program Coordinator at the New York Institute of Technology in New York City and can be reached at www.susanahcase.com

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Sandra Yannone’s poems and reviews manifest in journals including Ploughshares, Poetry Ireland Review, Prairie Schooner, Live Encounters, Impossible Archetypes, Women’s Review of Books, Calyx, and Naugatuck River Review. Her poem “Requiem for Orlando” appeared in a special online edition of Glass: A Poetry Journal responding to the 2016 Pulse nightclub shootingSalmon Poetry published her debut collection Boats for Women in 2019 and will publish The Glass Studio in 2022. Since March, 2020, she’s hosted the weekly reading series Cultivating Voices LIVE Poetry on Facebook via Zoom. She resides mostly in Olympia, Washington. Please visit her at www.sandrayannone.com.

Brownstone Poets on ZOOM: JP Howard Susana H. Case Sandra Yannone, Saturday, January 30 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST NYC

Brownstone Poets on ZOOM

Saturday, January 30 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City

JP Howard

Susana H. Case

Sandra Yannone

Please follow directions below to prevent last minute traffic on the day of the reading:

We’re back! On ZOOM. Our January features are JP Howard, Susana H. Case, and Sandra Yannone. Plus a limited open mic. Your $5 contributions keeps our annual anthology in print and pays our features. Hosted by Patricia Carragon, our Brooklyn girl and Editor-in-Chief.


Step 1: Make your $5 donation: https://rb.gy/utlbol

Step 2: Register in advance for this meeting: rb.gy/fowl4g

Step 3: After making your donation and registering, you will receive a confidential confirmation email containing your unique link to join the event.


Looking forward to seeing you at our January reading! 

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1057078228105973/

BIOS

JP Howard is an educator, literary activist, curator, and community builder.Herdebut poetry collection, SAY/MIRROR (The Operating System)was a Lambda Literary finalist. She is also the author of bury your love poems here (Belladonna*) and co-editor of Sinister Wisdom Journal Black Lesbians–We Are the Revolution!  JP was a featured author in Lambda Literary’s LGBTQ Writers in Schools Program and has received fellowships from Cave Canem, VONA, and Lambda Literary. She curates Women Writers in Bloom Poetry Salon. Her poetry is widely anthologized. JP is a general Poetry Editor for Women’s Studies Quarterly and Editor-At-Large of Mom Egg Review VOX online.  http://www.jp-howard.com.

Susana H. Case is the author of seven books of poetry, most recently Dead Shark on the N Train, from Broadstone Books, 2020, which won a Pinnacle Book Award for Best Poetry Book and a NYC Big Book Award Distinguished Favorite. She is also the author of five chapbooks. Her first collection, The Scottish Café, from Slapering Hol Press, was re-released in a dual-language English-Polish version, Kawiarnia Szkocka by Opole University Press and she has also been translated into Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese. Case is a Professor and Program Coordinator at the New York Institute of Technology in New York City and can be reached at www.susanahcase.com

Sandra Yannone’s poems and reviews manifest in journals including Ploughshares, Poetry Ireland Review, Prairie Schooner, Live Encounters, Impossible Archetypes, Women’s Review of Books, Calyx, and Naugatuck River Review. Her poem “Requiem for Orlando” appeared in a special online edition of Glass: A Poetry Journal responding to the 2016 Pulse nightclub shootingSalmon Poetry published her debut collection Boats for Women in 2019 and will publish The Glass Studio in 2022. Since March, 2020, she’s hosted the weekly reading series Cultivating Voices LIVE Poetry on Facebook via Zoom. She resides mostly in Olympia, Washington. Please visit her at www.sandrayannone.com.

The Poet’s, Writer’s & Storyteller’s Virtual Poet’s Stage – Event IV

The Poet’s, Writer’s & Storyteller’s Virtual Poet’s Stage – Event IV

The Poet’s, Writer’s & Storyteller’s Virtual Poet’s Stage – Event IV
(formerly: The “As We Keep Our Distance” Stage)Join us online -AGAIN- as we present 3 outstanding Poets who will be featuring at this online event.

Date: Sunday, May 24th, 2020
Time: 4:00PM EDT to 6:00PM EDT
21 years and over please

Admission: FREE

Location: YOU MUST REGISTER VIA EVENTBRITE FOR

ADMISSION:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-poets-writers-storytellers-virtual-poets-stage-event-iv-tickets-105087178580

FEATURED POETS:

—Madeline Artenberg: Poet, Author, New York, NY

—Patricia Carragon: Poet, Author, Editor/Host Brownstone Poets, Brooklyn, NY

—Susana H. Case: Poet, Author, New York, NY

Hosted by Jerry T Johnson

There is a 15 Slot Poetry Open Mic (Poetry Only for this one)

– SELECT OPEN MIC admission in EVENTBRITEPOET

BIOs

MADELINE ARTENBERG

Before falling for poetry, Madeline Artenberg was a photojournalist and street theatre performer. Her work has appeared in many publications, such as Rattle and international magazine, The POET. She won Lyric Recovery and Poetry Forum prizes and was semi-finalist in Margie, The American Journal of Poetry contest.

PATRICIA CARRAGON

Patricia Carragon latest books from Poets Wear Prada are Meowku and The Cupcake Chronicles, and Innocence from Finishing Line Press. Ms. Carragon hosts Brownstone Poets and is the editor-in-chief of its annual anthology and is an executive editor for Home Planet News Online. She lives in Brooklyn.

SUSANA H. CASE
Susana H. Case is the author of seven books of poetry, most recently Dead Shark on the N Train in 2020 from Broadstone Books. (Available from BroadstoneBooks.com) Drugstore Blue (Five Oaks Press) won an IPPY Award in 2019. She is also the author of five chapbooks, two of which won poetry prizes

Michael Broder, Susana H. Case, Amy Holman, Sarah Sarai, Gerd Stern at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat, 3/28

Five electrifying poets, Michael Broder, Susana H. Case, Amy Holman, Sarah Sarai, and Gerd Stern to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, March 28, 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, March 28, @ 2:30 P.M.


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 – LIMITED OPEN MIC- ONE POEM PER PERSON


Curated by Patricia Carragon

Facebook Event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/561717091220678/



Bios:


Michael Broder is the author of Drug and Disease Free (Indolent Books, 2016) and This Life Now (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2014), a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry. His poems have appeared in numerous publications and anthologies. Michael is founding publisher of Indolent Books, a small nonprofit press amplifying marginalized voices. He holds a BA from Columbia University, an MFA from NYU, and a PhD in Classics from The CUNY Graduate Center. Michael lives in Brooklyn with his husband, the poet Jason Schneiderman, and a backyard colony of feral cats.


Susana H. Case is the author of seven books of poetry. Dead Shark on the N Train is due out in 2020 from Broadstone Books. Drugstore Blue (Five Oaks Press) won an IPPY Award in 2019. She is also the author of five chapbooks, two of which won poetry prizes, and most recently, Body Falling, Sunday Morning, from Milk and Cake Press. Her first collection, The Scottish Café, from Slapering Hol Press, was re-released in a dual-language English-Polish version by Opole University Press. Her work has appeared in Calyx, The Cortland Review, Portland Review, Potomac Review, Rattle, RHINO and many other journals. Case is a Professor and Program Coordinator at the New York Institute of Technology in New York City.


Amy Holman is the author of five small press published poetry books, including Wrens Fly Through This Opened Window, reviewed as “part freak show, part searing insight”, and the 2004 Dream Horse Press chapbook winner, Wait for Me, I’m Gone, blurbed as “revelatory and grave, and light as a cloud.” She has poems Blueline, The Chiron Review, concis, Gargoyle, Milk Letter, The Westchester Review, and great weather for MEDIA’s 2019 anthology. She works freelance as a literary consultant from her home nearby the Superfunded Gowanus, and teaches poetry in view of the Hudson River. Lately, she is also a watercolorist.



Sarah Sarai is the author of That Strapless Bra in Heaven (Kelsay Books), Geographies of Soul and Taffeta (Indolent Books), and The Future Is Happy (BlazeVOX). Her poems are in Barrow Street, Boston Review, Prelude, and many other journals; and have received three Pushcart nominations and one Best-of-the-Net nomination.


Gerd Stern is a poet and multimedia artist with experience in both film and video. He has published several books of poetry including First Poems and Others (1952), Afterimage (1965), a serigraphed selection with drawings by David Weinrib, Conch Tales (1984), and a chap book Fragmeants (2002). His fourth book of poems, WhenThen, was published summer of 2018 by Ohio’s Dos Madres Press An oral history of Stern, USCO and Intermedia Foundation was published by the University of California (ROHO) Berkeley in 2002 and is available online and in hard cover.

Alice B. Fogel, Susana H. Case, Howard Pflanzer, Christina M. Rau Read at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat, 9/16

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2017

Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents

 

Saturday, September 16 at 2:30 p.m.

Alice B. Fogel

Susana H. Case

Howard Pflanzer

Christina M. Rau


@ 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

 

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Bios:

Alice B Fogel is the Poet Laureate of New Hampshire. In addition to Strange Terrain, a guide to appreciating poetry without necessarily “getting” it, she is the author, most recently, of A Doubtful House (2017). Other collections include Interval: Poems Based on Bach’s Goldberg Variations (2015), which won the Nicholas Schaffner Award for Music in Literature and the New Hampshire Literary Award in Poetry, and Be That Empty, a national bestseller. A nine-time Pushcart nominee & recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship & other awards, her poems appear in many journals and anthologies, including Best American Poetry and Poet’s Choice.

Susana H. Case is the author of five books of poetry, most recently, Drugstore Blue, forthcoming in 2017 from Five Oaks Press, and 4 Rms w Vu from Mayapple Press, as well as four chapbooks. One of her collections, The Scottish Café, from Slapering Hol Press, was re-released in a dual-language English-Polish version, Kawiarnia Szkocka by Opole University Press in Poland. Her poems appear widely in magazines and anthologies. Case is a Professor and Program Coordinator at the New York Institute of Technology in New York City.

Howard Pflanzer is a poet, playwright, and fiction writer. Dead Birds or Avian Blues was published by Fly By Night Press (2011). Recent publications include Brownstone Poets Anthology, FIVE PoetryAnd Then, Downtown BrooklynPoems:LES Festival of the Arts Dedicated to the LES (TNC 2016, 2017), An Unnatural Election and Word: An Anthology by A Gathering of the Tribes (2017) He was the prizewinning November 2013 Poet of the Month of The Poetry Company. His hybrid performance piece, Walt Whitman Opera, adapted from Whitman’s poetry with music by Constance Cooper, was presented at the undergroundzero festival in New York (2014).

Christina M. Rau is the author of the sci-fi fem poetry collection, Liberating The Astronauts (Aqueduct Press, 2017) and the chapbooks WakeBreatheMove (Finishing Line Press, 2015) and For The Girls, I (dancing girl press, 2014). Her poetry has appeared on gallery walls in The Ekphrastic Poster Show, on car magnets for The Living Poetry Project, and in various literary journals. She also serves as Poetry Editor for the international literary journal The Nassau Review at Nassau Community College where she teaches writing. In her non-writing life, she practices yoga occasionally and line dances on other occasions.  Find her links on http://www.christinamrau.com