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Brownstone Poets

Rank #11 US Bath Beach, NY Ambient / Spoken Word / Short Story Writer

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Bio: Brooklyn-based literary series usually held once a month: First Saturdays in Brooklyn Heights.
Open Mic usually with two featured readers.
Publish an annual anthology with work from the featured readers and the open readers who support the series.

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Posted a new blog entry "OCTOBER MAY BE ENDING ON HALLOWEEN, BUT I STILL HAVE PUBLICATIONS NEWS T..." http://www.reverbnation.com/q/58rdwe

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“It's good to see her high-powered, hard-edged poems collected in book form. ”
— Thaddeus Rutkowski, TETCHED and ROUGHHOUSE
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Oct 28, 2014
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Oct 16, 2014
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  • Sat

    Oct 4


    Brooklyn, NY, US | 2:30pm
    Park Plaza Restaurant
    Brooklyn, NY, US
    Sat Oct 04 2:30pm

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    REVISED LINE-UP: Brownstone Poets presents Jane Ormerod and Richard Loranger on Saturday, October 4 at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Enjoy the varied menu at this affordable family-run diner while listening to great poetry. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights and there's an open mic as well. Brownstone Poets presents: Jane Ormerod Richard Loranger Saturday, October 4, 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, 4 or to 5 Borough Hall For more directions: http://www.hopstop.com/ $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: Jane Ormerod is the author of Welcome to the Museum of Cattle (Three Rooms Press, 2012), RecreationalVehicles on Fire (Three Rooms Press, 2009), the chapbook 11 Films (Modern Metrics/EXOT Books, 2008), and the spoken word CD Nashville Invades Manhattan. Jane’s work also appears in numerous US and international anthologies and journals including Have a Nice NYC (Three Rooms Press, 2012), Maintenant, AND / OR, Marsh Hawk Press Review, The Nervous Breakdown, Ambush Review, and Sparring with Beatnik GhostsShe is a founding editor at great weather for MEDIA, an independent press focusing on edgy and experimental poetry and prose. Richard Loranger is a writer, performer, visual artist, and all around squeaky wheel, currently residing in Oakland, CA. He is the author of Poems for Teeth, as well as The Orange Book and nine chapbooks, including Hello Poems and the recent 6 Questions (Exot Books). Recent work can be found in the online journals London Grip New Poetry (www.londongrip.co.uk) and The Marsh Hawk Review (www.marshhawkpress.org) and in the just released anthology I Let Go of the Stars in My Hand (great weather for MEDIA). You can find more about his work and scandals at www.richardloranger.com.

  • Tue

    Sep 16


    Brooklyn, NY, US | 7:30pm
    Cafe Dada
    Brooklyn, NY, US
    Tue Sep 16 7:30pm

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    Brownstone Poets presents Jay Chollick and Su Polo, Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Café Dada. Enjoy the Old World ambiance in Park Slope that’s near several subways. Feast on French-Hungarian cuisine and delectable pastries. Relax with some wine or beer, a cup of coffee or tea while listening to great poetry. There’s an open mic as well. Poetry does grow in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Brownstone Poets presents: Jay Chollick Su Polo Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Starts at 7:30 p.m. - sign up at 7:15 p.m. Café Dada 57 Seventh Avenue (at the corner of Lincoln Place) Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY 11217 http://www.cafedadany.com/ 718-622-2800 Subways: 2 or 3 to Grand Army Plaza B or Q to Seventh Avenue F or G to Seventh Avenue (9th Street) R to Union Street, plus a bit of a walk. http://www.hopstop.com/ $4 donation + 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: Jay Chollick: The word’s most harmless terrorist; shadowy at the open mic; insufferablein print; bookish in slim volumes: Colors; American Vesuvius; FiveO The Stately Poems; prizes & awards but not the bluest ribbons; big mouth on the radio; a tv pipsqueak, for which only his one hand claps. Su Polo is a multitalented artist. A native New Yorker, she is a writer of stories and poems, singer/songwriter with guitar and dulcimer, Jazz vocalist, photographer, painter, sculptor, computer graphic artist, and created her website at supolo.com. Her book of poems and stories, Turning Stones, is available at St. Marks Books. She is the founder and host of the Saturn Series poetry reading in it’s 20th year every Monday at Cafe Mania. Su is also the set designer for the last 7 years of this New Years Day Poetry Extravaganza.

  • Sat

    Sep 6


    Brooklyn, NY, US | 2:30pm
    Park Plaza Restaurant
    Brooklyn, NY, US
    Sat Sep 06 2:30pm

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    Brownstone Poets presents Evie Ivy, Max Nemerovsky, and Anoek van Praag at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Enjoy the varied menu at this affordable family-run diner while listening to great poetry. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights and there's an open mic as well. Brownstone Poets presents: Evie Ivy Max Nemerovsky Anoek van Praag Saturday, September 6, 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, 4 or to 5 Borough Hall For more directions: http://www.hopstop.com/ $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: Evie Ivy’s “Dance of the Word,” dance and poetry programs have been seen at Bowery Poetry Club, Cornelia Street Café, Tribesgallery, others. She has three chapbooks out, including “Selected Cinquains,” (Grey Book Press), a book, “The First Woman Who Danced”—poems based on her life as a dancer. Her poetry appears in such websites as First Literary Review East, Levure Litteraire, etc. She hosts the long running Green Pavilion Poetry Event, whose second anthology “The Venetian Hour,” was recently released. Evie’s a vegetarian, she loves animals, not because of her health. She takes care of three cats, four delightful goldfish. Max Nemerovsky has published five chapbooks and is in several anthologies. His poetry has been heard on radio. He has been featured at the Nuyorican Poets Café, Nomad’s Choir, Green Pavilion, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Temple Emanu-El, The Guild for the Blind, and Composers, Authors and Artists of America. Born in The Netherlands, Anoek van Praag earned degrees in counseling and a teachers degree in the performing arts. Presently she teaches trauma and abuse and chronic pain She is a licensed massage therapist and has a private practice in Manhattan. Anoek began writing poetry and studying dance at a very early age. She writes and reads in many languages. Her poems have been published and can be found on YouTube.

  • Tue

    Aug 19


    Brooklyn, NY, US | 7:30pm
    Cafe Dada
    Brooklyn, NY, US
    Tue Aug 19 7:30pm

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    Happy Late Summer from Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. We are back with poetry and prose. From the Brooklyn Bridge to the The Verrazano- Narrows Bridge, the heat is on and poetry is hot in the city. Brownstone Poets presents Madeline Artenberg and Mireya Perez on Tuesday, August 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Café Dada. Enjoy the Old World ambiance in Park Slope that’s near several subways. Feast on French-Hungarian cuisine and delectable pastries. Relax with some wine or beer, a cup of coffee or tea while listening to great poetry. There’s an open mic as well. Poetry does grow in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Brownstone Poets presents: Madeline Artenberg Mireya Perez Tuesday, August 19, 2014 Starts at 7:30 p.m. - sign up at 7:15 p.m. Café Dada 57 Seventh Avenue (at the corner of Lincoln Place) Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY 11217 718-622-2800 Subways: 2 or 3 to Grand Army Plaza B or Q to Seventh Avenue F or G to Seventh Avenue (9th Street) R to Union Street, plus a bit of a walk. http://www.hopstop.com/ $4 donation + 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: Before falling for poetry, Madeline Artenberg was a photojournalist and street theatre performer. Her poems have appeared in many publications, such as Caprice, Vernacular and Rattle. Madeline won Lyric Recovery and Poetry Forum prizes and was semi-finalist in the 2005 contest of Margie, The American Journal of Poetry. In 2006, Rogue Scholars Press published Awakened: poems by Madeline Artenberg and poems by Iris N. Schwartz. A two-act play, The Old In-and-Out, based on her poetry and that of Karen Hildebrand, directed by Kat Georges, had a sold-out run in 2013. Mireya Perez's poetry searches for that "other voice" breaking through entrapment and oppression, the fragile markers to unearth more hidden voices. Her work appears in Revista del Hada, Caribbean Review, Americas Review, Diosas en Bronce: Anthology of Colombian Women Writers, IRP Voices, among others.

  • Sat

    Aug 2


    New York, NY, US | 6:00pm
    The Cornelia Street Cafe
    New York, NY, US
    Sat Aug 02 6:00pm

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    Saturday, August 2nd from 6 p.m.to 8 p.m. DANCE OF THE WORD: Celebrating Summer The Cornelia Street Cafe, 29 Cornelia St. (between Bleecker and W. 4th St.) NYC-10014 $15 admission includes a drink Subways: A, F, B, E, D to W. 4th St. #1 to Christopher St. Alan Baxter, MC Readers: David Elsasser Mindy Matijasevic Peggy Fitzgerald Patricia Carragon Eugene Ring Madeline Artenberg Paul Knopf – jazz pianist Cleopatra Amaris with a sword dance, and other dances Paul Knopf legendary jazz pianist will collaborate with Evie Ivy in a belly dance/Spanish fan dance fusion of “Granada.” The poem to be danced to will be “Memories of a Summer” by Mary Askin-Jencsik, from “The Venetian Hour” poetry anthology.

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