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Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 at 7:00pm
Poetry Grows in Park Slope
The Brownstone Poets Presents:
Richard Levine and Michael T. Young
Tuesday, November 20
Starts at 7p.m. – Sign up at 6:45 p.m.
57 Seventh Ave. (at the corner of Lincoln Place)
Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY 11217
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.
$4 donation + food/beverage - Open-Mic
Curated by Patricia Carragon
Richard Levine is author of That Country’s Soul, A Language Full of Wars and Songs, Snapshots from a Battle, and most recently, A Tide of a Hundred Mountains (Bright Hill Press, 2012). A poem from the book, In a Blue Wood, was an Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day feature during National Poetry month. In 2011, his poem “Believe This” was featured in former Poet Laureate Ted Kosser’s column, “American Life in Poetry”. A retired teacher, he spends most days working to block hydro-fracking in New York State.
Michael T. Young has published three collections of poetry: Transcriptions of Daylight, Because the Wind Has Questions and Living in the Counterpoint. His next full-length collection, The Beautiful Moment of Being Lost, will be published in 2013 by Black Coffee Press. He received a fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and a William Stafford Award. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous journals including Fogged Clarity, Iodine Poetry Journal, The Potomac Review, The Raintown Review, and The Same. His work is forthcoming in the anthologies The Bug Book and In the Black/In the Red.