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Poetry Grows in Brooklyn

The Brownstone Poets Presents:




Saturday, May 1 at 2:30 p.m.



MITCH CORBER and JOHN J. TRAUSE


Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West, near Clark St. and Pineapple Walk Brooklyn, NY
11201

718-596-5900

Subways:

A/C to High St., 2/3 to Clark St., 4/5/M/R to Court St./Borough Hall


$3 Donation – plus Food/Drink


Open Mic


Curated by Patricia Carragon





Tuesday, May 18
7p.m. (Sign up 6:45p.m.) We must be out
by
9p.m.


R. NEMO HILL, QUINCY R. LEHR and JANE ORMEROD


@
Tillies of Brooklyn
248 DeKalb Ave. (corner of Vanderbilt and DeKalb)
Brooklyn, NY 11205 Phone # (718) 783-6140

Take the J, M, R or Q trains to DeKalb Avenue,
the C to Lafayette, the G to Clinton/Washington
or 2, 3, 4, 5 to Nevins St.

$3 Donation – plus Food/Drink
Limited Open Mic
Please keep to one poem (3 minute limit)

Curated by Patricia Carragon

http://patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/
http://myspace.com/pattiekake8
http://en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712




BIOS


MITCH CORBER

Producer-videographer of Poetry Thin Air Cable Show on MNN, Mitch Corber
has read his mysterious musical poetry throughout the city. Awardee of a
NYFA fellowship, he founded the Thin Air Video Poetry DVD Archives which
include Ginsberg, Corso, Ashbery, Di Prima, and Cage, as well as dozens
of
contemporary NYC poets. Corber's latest book is "Quinine," and he's
appeared
in Columbia Poetry Review, Nedge, Polarity, Blackbox Manifold, Listen
Light,
the Long Islander, Mirage and tight.


JOHN J. TRAUSE

John J. Trause, nominated for a Pushcart Prize, has a chapbook Seriously
Serial (Poets Wear Prada). His translations, poetry, and art appear in
Sensations,
Xavier Review, NowCulture, Off the Coast, Maintenant, Journal of NJ
Poets,
Lips, Xcp, Offerta Speciale, Plainsongs, US1 Worksheets, etc. His
Latter-Day
Litany was staged Off-Off Broadway and in revival. Trause participated
in
the City Lights Books 50th Anniversary celebration (Poetry Project, St.
Mark’s)
with Steven Van Zandt, Anne Waldman, and Karen Finley and was chosen
with
Jerome Rothenberg for the Visible Word exhibition reading (Stevens
Institute),
which paired poets and artists. He co-founded the WCW Poetry Coop. in
Rutherford,
NJ, serving as programmer and host. For the sake of art, Trause hung
naked
for one whole month in the summer of 2007 on the Art Wall of the Bowery
Poetry
Club. At various times in his life, he has been mistaken for being a
priest,
a policeman, a pimp, and a pornographer. He is none of these.


R. NEMO HILL

R. Nemo Hill is the author of an illustrated novel in collaboration with
painter Jeanne Hedstrom, Pilgrim’s Feather (Quantuck Lane Press, 2002), a
narrative poem based upon a short story by H.P. Lovecraft, The Strange
Music
of Erich Zann (Hippocampus Press, 2004), and a chapbook, Prolegomena To
An
Essay On Satire (Modern Metrics, 2006). Forthcoming from 7Towers
(Dublin)
in 2010 are a mock-epic riff on Alexander Pope and a saucy conversation
with
Lord Byron, A Gumbo Abandoned & A Yeast Reversed. Editor of EXOT
BOOKS
(www.exot.typepad.com/exotbooks),
his poetry and fiction have appeared in
various print and online journals including Poetry, Sulfur, Smartish
Pace,
Shit Creek Review, Ditch, Umbrella, Census, Soundzine, and Big City Lit.
He lives in New York City, but travels frequently to Southeast Asia. His
travel blog, Elsewhere, can be accessed at www.rnemohill.typepad.com


QUINCY R. LEHR

Quincy R. Lehr lives in Brooklyn. His work has appeared in numerous
journals
in the U.S., UK, Britain, and Australia. His first book, Across the Grid
of Streets, was published by Seven Towers, and his second, Obscure
Classics
of English Progressive Rock, is due out in 2011. He is the associate
editor
of The Raintown Review.


JANE ORMEROD

Jane Ormerod is the author of Recreational Vehicles on Fire (Three Rooms
Press, 2009), 11 Films (Modern Metrics, 2008,) and the spoken word CD
Nashville
Invades Manhattan. She is host of the reading series Emotional Rescue at
The Cornelia Street Café, performs throughout the United States and
beyond,
and is a founding editor at Uphook Press.

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