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Brownstone Poets presents Amy Barone, Maria Lisella, and Sweta Srivastava Vikram Saturday, March 7 at 2:30 p.m. 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: Amy Barone Maria Lisella Sweta Srivastava Vikram Saturday, March 7 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: http://www.hopstop.com/ $4 Donation – plus Food/Drink - Open-Mic Curated by Patricia Carragon firstname.lastname@example.org brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/ patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/ en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712 BIOS: Amy Barone’s new chapbook Kamikaze Dance was published by Finishing Line Press. Her poetry has appeared in CityLitRag, First Literary Review-East, Gradiva, Impolite Conversation (UK), Maintenant, Philadelphia Poets, and The Rutherford Red Wheelbarrow, among other publications. She spent five years as Italian correspondent for Women's Wear Daily and Advertising Age. Her first book, Views from the Driveway, was published by Foothills Publishing. A board member of the Italian American Writers Association, she co-organizes and promotes their monthly readings in New York City. She belongs to PEN America Center and the Brevitas online poetry community that celebrates the short poem. NYQ Books published Maria Lisella's first collection, Thieves in the Family in 2014. Her work in chapbooks ---Amore on Hope Street (Finishing Line Press) and Two Naked Feet (Poets Wear Prada) has been twice nominated for a Pushcart-Poetry Prize. She won Honorable Mention from the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Award and was a finalist for Queens Poet Laureate. Her work appears in Feile Festa, Gradiva, LIPS, Paterson Literary Review, Skidrow Penthouse, Voices in Italian Americana, and online on DanMurano.com and First Literary Review East. She co-curates the Italian American Writers Association 2nd Saturday readings; and is a charter member of the online poetry circle, brevitas now in its 12th year. Sweta Srivastava Vikram (www.swetavikram.com), featured by Asian Fusion as “One of the most influential Asians of our time,” is an award-winning writer, Amazon bestselling author of 9 books, novelist, poet, essayist, columnist who currently lives in New York City with her husband. A graduate of Columbia University, when Sweta is not doing yoga, dancing, cooking, traveling, writing books and posts for other magazines, or teaching creative writing, she is working as a digital marketing consultant. Connect with her on Twitter [@swetavikram] and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Words.By.Sweta)Save
The Brownstone Poets 2014 Anthology Book Events A Celebration of Poetry and Prose from Poets from Brownstone Poets Reading Series Thursday, March 19 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Barnes and Noble Booksellers Park Slope 267 Seventh Ave. Park Slope, NY 11215 Free Admission -- NO OPEN MIC unless time permits! SUBWAYS: F or G to Seventh Ave., D, R, N to 9th St.www.hop.stop.com/Save
Beat Writers--Jack Kerouac, On the Road Again -- Back to Jack Friday, 3/20 at 6 p.m. Beat Writers Jack Kerouac On the Road Again -- Back to Jack Friday, March 20, 2015 at 6 p.m. The Cornelia Street Cafe 29 Cornelia St, NYC-10014 (212) 980- 9319 www.hopstop.com/ $8 admission/free drink Hosted by Gordon Gilbert The second in a series of readings of the beat generation writers. A celebration of Jack Kerouac's life and writings with personal remembrances and a reading of a selection of his works by local NYC poets and writers: Stephen Bluestone, Patricia Carragon, Jack Cooper, Steve Dalachinsky, Claire Fitzpatrick, Roxanne Hoffman, David Lawton, Michael Lydon, Peter Martin, Roberto Mendez, Frank Perero, Su Polo, Leslie Prosterman, Griselda Steiner, Susan Weiman, Gordon Gilbert Subways: A, C, D, E, F to West 4th St. 1 to Christopher St.Save
“It's good to see her high-powered, hard-edged poems collected in book form. ”