The 2021 Newark Porchfest, Saturday, September 25

The 2021 Newark Porchfest, Saturday, September 25

Patricia CarragonRobert GibbonsPrince A McNallyTalena Lachelle Queen, and Tantra Zawadi will be performing on the portico at:


533 Ridge Street
Newark, NJ


2:00-3:00 pm


This event is Free and Open to the Public!

Thank you, Marsha McGowan, for hosting us!

Reminder: Alliance of Youth Back to School Festival, Friday, September 10 — Poetry from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Join Poets Talena Lachelle Queen, Prince A McNally, Tantra Zawadi, Patricia Carragon, and Roxanne Hoffman live and in person and outdoors in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, September 10th in support of Alliance of Youth Development, a new not-for-profit mentorship program in East Flatbush.

Date: Friday, September 10th

Poetry Time: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Festival starts at 3 p.m.

Address: Flatbush Gardens 1404 Brooklyn Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11210FREE

Light refreshments to be served.

Please mask up.
Hosted by Patricia Carragon for Louis David

Alliance for Youth Festival East Flatbush Friday, September 10, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Join Poets Talena Lachelle Queen, Prince A McNally, Tantra Zawadi, Patricia Carragon, and Roxanne Hoffman (Moi) live and in person and outdoors in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, September 10th in support of Alliance of Youth Development, a new not-for-profit mentorship program in East Flatbush.

Date: Friday, September 10th

Time: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Address: Flatbush Gardens 1404 Brooklyn Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11210

FREE

Light refreshments to be served.Please mask up.

Hosted by Louis David

REMINDER: Brownstone Poets on ZOOM Saturday, March 20 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City Talena Lachelle Queen, Susan Justiniano aka RescuePoetix, Crystal Davis

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REMINDER: Brownstone Poets on ZOOM

Saturday, March 20 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City

Talena Lachelle Queen

Susan Justiniano aka RescuePoetix

Crystal Davis

Please follow directions below promptly, in advance of the reading, to avoid delays entering the meeting room. Note that order of the open mic follows the order of registration.

Sign up early, read early.:

We’re back! On ZOOM. Our March features are Talena Lachelle Queen, Susan Justiniano aka RescuePoetix, and Crystal Davis. 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/utlbolStep 2: Register in advance for this meeting: https://rb.gy/25jtrtStep 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 March reading!

BIOS


Talena Lachelle Queen

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Talena Lachelle Queen 
is the president and founder of Word Seed. Inc. a nonprofit with a literary focus, and the poet laureate for her hometown Paterson, NJ. Additionally, Queen is the chair of the Paterson Art Exchange: the official art commission for the City of Paterson. She created the Paterson Poetry Festival (2018), the Speak Series a virtual reading (2020), the Maria Mazziotti Gillan Literary Service Award (2019) and The Seed to 3 Literacy group. Queen holds a BA from Montclair State University, Teaching Certification and MFA from the University of Washington, and a Nonprofit Certification from the Mendozza Business School at the University of Notre Dame. Queen’s favorite word is: yet: “I don’t know, yet.”

Susan Justiniano

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Susan Justiniano
, a Puerto Rican NJ native, found her performance voice in Jersey City. In 2006, RescuePoetix™ emerged as an artist, entrepreneur and business entity. RescuePoetix™ has recorded over fifty (50) original poems to music, and has harnessed the ability to gather resources across the world into projects that impact without barriers.She has served on Nonprofit Boards since 2016, currently serving on In Full Color, West Side Arts and Music (Treasurer), Word Seed Inc (VP), and serves on committees for Bergen County Players, HCCC/Hudson Gives, and Paterson Performing Arts Development Center. She is the 2021-2022 Jersey City Poet Laureate.

Crystal Davis

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Crystal Crusti Davis is a multidisciplinary and mixed media performance artist, poet, painter, freelance writer, editor, and social media marketer. She was born and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey and is the author and creator at Crystal Letters (CL), and the Co-Founder and Co-Producer of OpenRoad Poetry (ORP), an artistic partnership between CL and RescuePoetix TM. Her art and writing projects, CL and ORP, have collaborated with arts non-profit organizations and artists across the Tri-State area, nationally, and internationally. Her work is inspired by nature, color, and the utilization of practical craft through art in the visual and written form.

REMINDER: Brownstone Poets on ZOOM Saturday, March 20 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City Talena Lachelle Queen, Susan Justiniano aka RescuePoetix, Crystal Davis

REMINDER: Brownstone Poets on ZOOM

Saturday, March 20 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City

Talena Lachelle Queen

Susan Justiniano aka RescuePoetix

Crystal Davis

Please follow directions below promptly, in advance of the reading, to avoid delays entering the meeting room. Note that order of the open mic follows the order of registration.

Sign up early, read early.:

We’re back! On ZOOM. Our March features are Talena Lachelle Queen, Susan Justiniano aka RescuePoetix, and Crystal Davis. 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/utlbolStep 2: Register in advance for this meeting: https://rb.gy/25jtrtStep 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 March reading!

BIOS


Talena Lachelle Queen

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Talena Lachelle Queen 
is the president and founder of Word Seed. Inc. a nonprofit with a literary focus, and the poet laureate for her hometown Paterson, NJ. Additionally, Queen is the chair of the Paterson Art Exchange: the official art commission for the City of Paterson. She created the Paterson Poetry Festival (2018), the Speak Series a virtual reading (2020), the Maria Mazziotti Gillan Literary Service Award (2019) and The Seed to 3 Literacy group. Queen holds a BA from Montclair State University, Teaching Certification and MFA from the University of Washington, and a Nonprofit Certification from the Mendozza Business School at the University of Notre Dame. Queen’s favorite word is: yet: “I don’t know, yet.”

Susan Justiniano

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Susan Justiniano
, a Puerto Rican NJ native, found her performance voice in Jersey City. In 2006, RescuePoetix™ emerged as an artist, entrepreneur and business entity. RescuePoetix™ has recorded over fifty (50) original poems to music, and has harnessed the ability to gather resources across the world into projects that impact without barriers.She has served on Nonprofit Boards since 2016, currently serving on In Full Color, West Side Arts and Music (Treasurer), Word Seed Inc (VP), and serves on committees for Bergen County Players, HCCC/Hudson Gives, and Paterson Performing Arts Development Center. She is the 2021-2022 Jersey City Poet Laureate.

Crystal Davis

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Crystal Crusti Davis is a multidisciplinary and mixed media performance artist, poet, painter, freelance writer, editor, and social media marketer. She was born and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey and is the author and creator at Crystal Letters (CL), and the Co-Founder and Co-Producer of OpenRoad Poetry (ORP), an artistic partnership between CL and RescuePoetix TM. Her art and writing projects, CL and ORP, have collaborated with arts non-profit organizations and artists across the Tri-State area, nationally, and internationally. Her work is inspired by nature, color, and the utilization of practical craft through art in the visual and written form.

Brownstone Poets on ZOOM Saturday, March 20 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City Talena Lachelle Queen, Susan Justiniano aka RescuePoetix, Crystal Davis

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Brownstone Poets on ZOOM

Saturday, March 20 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City

Talena Lachelle Queen

Susan Justiniano aka RescuePoetix

Crystal Davis

Please follow directions below promptly, in advance of the reading, to avoid delays entering the meeting room. Note that order of the open mic follows the order of registration.

Sign up early, read early.:

We’re back! On ZOOM. Our March features are Talena Lachelle Queen, Susan Justiniano aka RescuePoetix, and Crystal Davis. 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/utlbolStep 2: Register in advance for this meeting: https://rb.gy/25jtrtStep 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 March reading!

BIOS


Talena Lachelle Queen

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Talena Lachelle Queen 
is the president and founder of Word Seed. Inc. a nonprofit with a literary focus, and the poet laureate for her hometown Paterson, NJ. Additionally, Queen is the chair of the Paterson Art Exchange: the official art commission for the City of Paterson. She created the Paterson Poetry Festival (2018), the Speak Series a virtual reading (2020), the Maria Mazziotti Gillan Literary Service Award (2019) and The Seed to 3 Literacy group. Queen holds a BA from Montclair State University, Teaching Certification and MFA from the University of Washington, and a Nonprofit Certification from the Mendozza Business School at the University of Notre Dame. Queen’s favorite word is: yet: “I don’t know, yet.”

Susan Justiniano

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Susan Justiniano
, a Puerto Rican NJ native, found her performance voice in Jersey City. In 2006, RescuePoetix™ emerged as an artist, entrepreneur and business entity. RescuePoetix™ has recorded over fifty (50) original poems to music, and has harnessed the ability to gather resources across the world into projects that impact without barriers.She has served on Nonprofit Boards since 2016, currently serving on In Full Color, West Side Arts and Music (Treasurer), Word Seed Inc (VP), and serves on committees for Bergen County Players, HCCC/Hudson Gives, and Paterson Performing Arts Development Center. She is the 2021-2022 Jersey City Poet Laureate.

Crystal Davis

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is 155328310_10157857798616299_8095450449655186119_o.jpg

Crystal Crusti Davis is a multidisciplinary and mixed media performance artist, poet, painter, freelance writer, editor, and social media marketer. She was born and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey and is the author and creator at Crystal Letters (CL), and the Co-Founder and Co-Producer of OpenRoad Poetry (ORP), an artistic partnership between CL and RescuePoetix TM. Her art and writing projects, CL and ORP, have collaborated with arts non-profit organizations and artists across the Tri-State area, nationally, and internationally. Her work is inspired by nature, color, and the utilization of practical craft through art in the visual and written form.

Brownstone Poets on ZOOM Saturday, March 20 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City Talena Lachelle Queen, Susan Justiniano aka RescuePoetix, Crystal Davis

Brownstone Poets on ZOOM

Saturday, March 20 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City

Talena Lachelle Queen

Susan Justiniano aka RescuePoetix

Crystal Davis

Please follow directions below promptly, in advance of the reading, to avoid delays entering the meeting room. Note that order of the open mic follows the order of registration.

Sign up early, read early.:

We’re back! On ZOOM. Our March features are Talena Lachelle Queen, Susan Justiniano aka RescuePoetix, and Crystal Davis. 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/utlbolStep 2: Register in advance for this meeting: https://rb.gy/25jtrtStep 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 March reading!

BIOS


Talena Lachelle Queen


Talena Lachelle Queen 
is the president and founder of Word Seed. Inc. a nonprofit with a literary focus, and the poet laureate for her hometown Paterson, NJ. Additionally, Queen is the chair of the Paterson Art Exchange: the official art commission for the City of Paterson. She created the Paterson Poetry Festival (2018), the Speak Series a virtual reading (2020), the Maria Mazziotti Gillan Literary Service Award (2019) and The Seed to 3 Literacy group. Queen holds a BA from Montclair State University, Teaching Certification and MFA from the University of Washington, and a Nonprofit Certification from the Mendozza Business School at the University of Notre Dame. Queen’s favorite word is: yet: “I don’t know, yet.”

Susan Justiniano


Susan Justiniano
, a Puerto Rican NJ native, found her performance voice in Jersey City. In 2006, RescuePoetix™ emerged as an artist, entrepreneur and business entity. RescuePoetix™ has recorded over fifty (50) original poems to music, and has harnessed the ability to gather resources across the world into projects that impact without barriers.She has served on Nonprofit Boards since 2016, currently serving on In Full Color, West Side Arts and Music (Treasurer), Word Seed Inc (VP), and serves on committees for Bergen County Players, HCCC/Hudson Gives, and Paterson Performing Arts Development Center. She is the 2021-2022 Jersey City Poet Laureate.

Crystal Davis

Crystal Davis is a multidisciplinary and mixed media performance artist, poet, painter, freelance writer, editor, and social media marketer. She was born and raised in Jersey City, New Jersey and is the author and creator at Crystal Letters (CL), and the Co-Founder and Co-Producer of OpenRoad Poetry (ORP), an artistic partnership between CL and RescuePoetix TM. Her art and writing projects, CL and ORP, have collaborated with arts non-profit organizations and artists across the Tri-State area, nationally, and internationally. Her work is inspired by nature, color, and the utilization of practical craft through art in the visual and written form.