Reminder: Brownstone Poets on ZOOM Saturday, February 27 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City Bill Considine Roxanne Hoffman Thad Rutkowski

Reminder:

Brownstone Poets on ZOOM

Saturday, February 27 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City

Bill Considine

Roxanne Hoffman

Thad Rutkowski

Please follow directions below promptly, in advance of the reading to avoid delays entering the meeting room:We’re back! On ZOOM. Our January features are William Considine, Roxanne Hoffman, and Thaddeus Rutkowksi. 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/a8jpbmStep 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 February reading!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/762791564348263?active_tab=about

BIOS

Bill Considine writes poems and plays. His books include The Furies and Strange Coherence (both from The Operating System) and The Other Myrtle (Finishing Line Press). His full-length plays performed in 2019 include Moral Support at Medicine Show Theatre and Women’s Mysteries at Polaris North. His short verse plays seen in 2020 include Aunt Peg and the Comptometer at Bowery Poetry Club and Persephone’s Return and Odyssey’s End on Zoom from Polaris North. He is the printed matter editor and poets theater curator for Boog City and a member of the Dramatists Guild and Brevitas, a poets’ cooperative. Visit him online at www.williamconsidine.com.

Roxanne Hoffman runs the literary press Poets Wear Prada with Jack Cooper. Her words can be found in cyberspace (The IndieFeed Performance Poetry Channel Archive, Pedestal Magazine, New Verse News); set to music (David Morneau’s Love Songs); on the silver screen (2005 indie flick Love and the Vampire); and in print (The Bandana Republic: A Literary Anthology by Gang Members and Their Affiliates; Soft Skull Press; It All Changed in an Instant: More Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous & Obscure, Harper Perennial). Her elegiac poem “In Loving Memory,” illustrated by Edward Odwitt, was released as a chapbook in 2011. Their second collaboration, The Little Entomologist, was published in 2018.


Thaddeus Rutkowski
is the author of seven books, most recently Tricks of Light, a poetry collection. His novel Haywire won the Asian American Writers’ Workshop’s members’ choice award, and his memoir Guess and Check won an Electronic Literature award for multicultural fiction. He teaches at Medgar Evers College and received a fiction writing fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Brownstone Poets on ZOOM Saturday, February 27 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City Bill Considine Roxanne Hoffman Thad Rutkowski


Brownstone Poets on ZOOM

Saturday, February 27 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST New York City

Bill Considine

Roxanne Hoffman

Thad Rutkowski

Please follow directions below promptly, in advance of the reading to avoid delays entering the meeting room:We’re back! On ZOOM. Our January features are William Considine, Roxanne Hoffman, and Thaddeus Rutkowksi. 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: https://rb.gy/a8jpbm

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 February reading!

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/762791564348263?active_tab=about

BIOS

Bill Considine writes poems and plays. His books include The Furies and Strange Coherence (both from The Operating System) and The Other Myrtle (Finishing Line Press). His full-length plays performed in 2019 include Moral Support at Medicine Show Theatre and Women’s Mysteries at Polaris North. His short verse plays seen in 2020 include Aunt Peg and the Comptometer at Bowery Poetry Club and Persephone’s Return and Odyssey’s End on Zoom from Polaris North. He is the printed matter editor and poets theater curator for Boog City and a member of the Dramatists Guild and Brevitas, a poets’ cooperative. Visit him online at www.williamconsidine.com.

Roxanne Hoffman runs the literary press Poets Wear Prada with Jack Cooper. Her words can be found in cyberspace (The IndieFeed Performance Poetry Channel Archive, Pedestal Magazine, New Verse News); set to music (David Morneau’s Love Songs); on the silver screen (2005 indie flick Love and the Vampire); and in print (The Bandana Republic: A Literary Anthology by Gang Members and Their Affiliates; Soft Skull Press; It All Changed in an Instant: More Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous & Obscure, Harper Perennial). Her elegiac poem “In Loving Memory,” illustrated by Edward Odwitt, was released as a chapbook in 2011. Their second collaboration, The Little Entomologist, was published in 2018.


Thaddeus Rutkowski
is the author of seven books, most recently Tricks of Light, a poetry collection. His novel Haywire won the Asian American Writers’ Workshop’s members’ choice award, and his memoir Guess and Check won an Electronic Literature award for multicultural fiction. He teaches at Medgar Evers College and received a fiction writing fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts.

Ron Kolm Book Launch, Sunday, August 4 at The Parkside Lounge at 4 p.m.

Thank you Ron Kolm for inviting me to read your wonderful poems.Congrats again on your new book. What I wrote in the blurb came from my heart.

Great Weather for Media Presents: Ron Kolm

Sunday, August 4 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Parkside Lounge317 East Houston StreetNYC 10002
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/912061109170803/

Great Weather for Media is pleased to host a celebration of “Welcome To The Barbecue,” a new book of poems by Ron Kolm. In addition to Ron, reading from the book will be Amy Barone, Patricia Carragon, Thaddeus Rutkowski, and reading host Francine Witte.

RON KOLM is a contributing editor of Sensitive Skin magazine, and the author of Divine Comedy, A Change in the Weather and Welcome to the Barbecue. He’s had work in Maintenant, Local Knowledge, Live Mag! and The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry. Ron’s papers are archived in the NYU library.

GWforM host George Wallace

Open Mic 2 drink (alc/non) minimum, $3 in the can to support the cause. You know the drill.

Reminder: Saturday, January 27 at 2:30 p.m. Thaddeus Rutkowski, Neil Silberblatt, Bruce Weber

Reminder:

HAPPY NEW YEAR 

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2018

Brownstone Poets Still Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

REMINDER:

 

Brownstone Poets presents

Saturday, January 27 at 2:30 p.m.

Thaddeus Rutkowski  
Neil Silberblatt 
Bruce Weber


@ 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/579065342443829/

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

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

Bios:

Thaddeus Rutkowski is the author of a creative memoir, Guess and Check; a collection of flash fictions, Violent Outbursts; and the novels Haywire, Tetched, and RoughhouseHaywire won the Members’ Choice Award, given by the Asian American Writers Workshop. He teaches at Sarah Lawrence College, Medgar Evers College and the Writer’s Voice of the West Side YMCA. He received a fiction writing fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and daughter.

Neil Silberblatt’s poems have appeared, or will be appearing soon, in numerous journals, including Poetica Magazine, The Otter, The Aurorean, Two Bridges Review, Oddball Magazine, Verse Wisconsin, Muddy River Poetry Review, Nixes Mate Review, Naugatuck River Review, Chantarelle’s Notebook, Canopic Jar, First Literary Review-East, and The Good Men Project. His work has been included in the anthology, Confluencia in the Valley: The First Five Years of Converging with Words (Naugatuck Valley Community College, 2013); and in University of Connecticut’s Teacher-Writer magazine. He has published two poetry collections: So Far, So Good (2012), and Present Tense (2013), and has been nominated several times for a Pushcart Prize.  Neil is the founder/director of Voices of Poetry – which, since 2012, has presented a series of poetry events, featuring distinguished poets & writers, at various venues throughout CT, NYC and Cape Cod.  He is also the host of the Poet’s Corner program on WOMR/WFMR (out of Provincetown, MA), for which he has interviewed acclaimed poets and writers.  Neil’s mom & dad both grew up in the County of Kings, and he is delighted to return to that borough for this poetry reading.

Bruce Weber is the author of five published books of poetry, These Poems Are Not Pretty(Miami: Palmetto Press, 1992), How the Poem Died (New York: Linear Arts, 1998), Poetic Justice (New York: Ikon Press, 2004), The First Time I Had Sex with T. S. Eliot (New York: Venom Press, 2004), and The Break-up of My First Marriage (Rogue Scholars Press). Bruce’s work has appeared in numerous magazines, as well as in several anthologies. including Up is Up, But So Is Down: Downtown Writings, 1978-1992 (New York: New York University, 2006), Riverine: An Anthology of Hudson Valley Writers(New Paltz, New York: Codhill Press, 2007), and The Unbearables Big Book of Sex(Autonomedia, 2010). He has performed regularly in the tri-state area, both alone and for many years with his former performance group, Bruce Weber’s No Chance Ensemble, which produced the CD Let’s Dine Like Jack Johnson Tonight(members.aol/com/ncensemble). He is the producer of the 24 years running Alternative New Year’s Day Spoke Word/Performance Extravaganza. By day, Bruce is the former Curator of Paintings & Sculpture at the Museum of the City of New York, and splits his time between his homes in New York City and Saugerties, New York. He has also authored numerous publications on American art.

Brownstone Poets presents     Saturday, January 27 at 2:30 p.m. Thaddeus Rutkowski   Neil Silberblatt  Bruce Weber @ Park Plaza Restaurant 

HAPPY NEW YEAR 

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2018

Brownstone Poets Still Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents

 

Saturday, January 27 at 2:30 p.m.

Thaddeus Rutkowski  
Neil Silberblatt 
Bruce Weber


@ 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/579065342443829/

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

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

Bios:


Thaddeus Rutkowski is the author of a creative memoir, Guess and Check; a collection of flash fictions, Violent Outbursts; and the novels Haywire, Tetched, and RoughhouseHaywire won the Members’ Choice Award, given by the Asian American Writers Workshop. He teaches at Sarah Lawrence College, Medgar Evers College and the Writer’s Voice of the West Side YMCA. He received a fiction writing fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and daughter.

Neil Silberblatt’s poems have appeared, or will be appearing soon, in numerous journals, including Poetica Magazine, The Otter, The Aurorean, Two Bridges Review, Oddball Magazine, Verse Wisconsin, Muddy River Poetry Review, Nixes Mate Review, Naugatuck River Review, Chantarelle’s Notebook, Canopic Jar, First Literary Review-East, and The Good Men Project. His work has been included in the anthology, Confluencia in the Valley: The First Five Years of Converging with Words (Naugatuck Valley Community College, 2013); and in University of Connecticut’s Teacher-Writer magazine. He has published two poetry collections: So Far, So Good (2012), and Present Tense (2013), and has been nominated several times for a Pushcart Prize.  Neil is the founder/director of Voices of Poetry – which, since 2012, has presented a series of poetry events, featuring distinguished poets & writers, at various venues throughout CT, NYC and Cape Cod.  He is also the host of the Poet’s Corner program on WOMR/WFMR (out of Provincetown, MA), for which he has interviewed acclaimed poets and writers.  Neil’s mom & dad both grew up in the County of Kings, and he is delighted to return to that borough for this poetry reading.

Bruce Weber is the author of five published books of poetry, These Poems Are Not Pretty(Miami: Palmetto Press, 1992), How the Poem Died (New York: Linear Arts, 1998), Poetic Justice (New York: Ikon Press, 2004), The First Time I Had Sex with T. S. Eliot (New York: Venom Press, 2004), and The Break-up of My First Marriage (Rogue Scholars Press). Bruce’s work has appeared in numerous magazines, as well as in several anthologies. including Up is Up, But So Is Down: Downtown Writings, 1978-1992 (New York: New York University, 2006), Riverine: An Anthology of Hudson Valley Writers(New Paltz, New York: Codhill Press, 2007), and The Unbearables Big Book of Sex(Autonomedia, 2010). He has performed regularly in the tri-state area, both alone and for many years with his former performance group, Bruce Weber’s No Chance Ensemble, which produced the CD Let’s Dine Like Jack Johnson Tonight(members.aol/com/ncensemble). He is the producer of the 24 years running Alternative New Year’s Day Spoke Word/Performance Extravaganza. By day, Bruce is the former Curator of Paintings & Sculpture at the Museum of the City of New York, and splits his time between his homes in New York City and Saugerties, New York. He has also authored numerous publications on American art.

 

No reading for December  Happy Holidays from Brownstone Poets

No reading for December 


Happy Holidays from Brownstone Poets
 
May the season bring peace of mind, joy, and hope.


Come back on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 2:30 p.m.

for  Thaddeus Rutkowski, Neil Silberblatt, and Bruce Weber

at Park Plaza Restaurant 
220 Cadman Plaza West
Brooklyn, NY 11201

 


First snow
falling
on the half-finished bridge

Matsuo Bashō

REMINDER Dorothy Friedman August, Thaddeus Rutkowki, and Barbara Rosenthal on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant at 2:30 p.m.

REMINDER

Dorothy Friedman August, Thaddeus Rutkowki, and Barbara Rosenthal on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant at 2:30 p.m.

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2016
 
Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005
 
Brownstone Poets presents Dorothy Friedman August, Thaddeus Rutkowki, and Barbara Rosenthal on Saturday, March 5, 2016 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.
Brownstone Poets presents:
 
Dorothy Friedman August
 
Thaddeus Rutkowki
 
Barbara Rosenthal
Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 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

$4 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Open-Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon

pcarragon@gmail.com


brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/

patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

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

 
BIOS
Dorothy Friedman August, a widely published award winning poet and editor, has won two New York Foundation of the Arts fellowships, and most recently, an Acker Award. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has published books and poems in the U. S. and England, and in such publications as Partisan Review, Hanging Loose, Orbis, Tribes, three Unbearable anthologies, California Quarterly, The Village Voice, Downtown, The Helen Review, Downtown Poets anthology, Big Bridge and numerous periodicals and anthologies. Her most recent work was published in Tribes anthology, Many Mountains Moving, Mudfish, And Then, and Bowery Poets anthology. She is the editor of a zine, WHITE RABBIT.
 
Thaddeus Rutkowski grew up in central Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Cornell University and the Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of the books Violent Outbursts, Haywire, Tetched and Roughhouse. Haywire won the Members’ Choice Award,given by the Asian American Writers Workshop. He teaches at Medgar Evers College and the Writer’s Voice of the West Side YMCA. He received a fiction fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts.
 
 
 
Photo Credit: Mike Markham
 
 
 
Media Poet Barbara Rosenthal is a New York avant-garde artist/writer/performer whose works explore intense human relationships. Her works are in MoMA, The Whitney, and the Tate; she’s a member of the Unbearables Literary Collective; four books have been published by Visual Studies Workshop Press, and her new novel, WISH FOR AMNESIA,was just published by Deadly Chaps Press, and nominated for a Pulitzer. She’s been a featured reader at Cornelia Street, Parkside, Bowery, HiFi, et al, been published in Live Mag, MacGuffin Reader, Spit, Assembling, and The Big Book of Sex. She taught Writing for 22 years at the City University of NY / Staten Island, and writes reviews for Ragazine.

Dorothy Friedman August, Thaddeus Rutkowki, and Barbara Rosenthal on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant at 2:30 p.m.

Dorothy Friedman August, Thaddeus Rutkowki, and Barbara Rosenthal on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant at 2:30 p.m.

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2016
 
Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005
 
Brownstone Poets presents Dorothy Friedman August, Thaddeus Rutkowki, and Barbara Rosenthal on Saturday, March 5, 2016 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.
Brownstone Poets presents:
 
Dorothy Friedman August
 
Thaddeus Rutkowki
 
Barbara Rosenthal
Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 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

$4 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Open-Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon

pcarragon@gmail.com


brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/

patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

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

 
BIOS
Dorothy Friedman August, a widely published award winning poet and editor, has won two New York Foundation of the Arts fellowships, and most recently, an Acker Award. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has published books and poems in the U. S. and England, and in such publications as Partisan Review, Hanging Loose, Orbis, Tribes, three Unbearable anthologies, California Quarterly, The Village Voice, Downtown, The Helen Review, Downtown Poets anthology, Big Bridge and numerous periodicals and anthologies. Her most recent work was published in Tribes anthology, Many Mountains Moving, Mudfish, And Then, and Bowery Poets anthology. She is the editor of a zine, WHITE RABBIT.
 
Thaddeus Rutkowski grew up in central Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Cornell University and the Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of the books Violent Outbursts, Haywire, Tetched and Roughhouse. Haywire won the Members’ Choice Award,given by the Asian American Writers Workshop. He teaches at Medgar Evers College and the Writer’s Voice of the West Side YMCA. He received a fiction fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts.
 
 
 
Photo Credit: Mike Markham
 
 
 
Media Poet Barbara Rosenthal is a New York avant-garde artist/writer/performer whose works explore intense human relationships. Her works are in MoMA, The Whitney, and the Tate; she’s a member of the Unbearables Literary Collective; four books have been published by Visual Studies Workshop Press, and her new novel, WISH FOR AMNESIA,was just published by Deadly Chaps Press, and nominated for a Pulitzer. She’s been a featured reader at Cornelia Street, Parkside, Bowery, HiFi, et al, been published in Live Mag, MacGuffin Reader, Spit, Assembling, and The Big Book of Sex. She taught Writing for 22 years at the City University of NY / Staten Island, and writes reviews for Ragazine.