The Brownstone Poets Celebrates Its 2011 Anthology Event at BookCourt

Brooklyn, NY, August 30, 2011 --( The Brownstone Poets is proud to have its annual anthology event at BookCourt on Monday, September 12 at 7 p.m. Rain or shine, this is a celebration for sixty-four diverse poets (featured poets from 2010 or poets who had frequently attended the Brownstone Poets reading series during 2010). All anthology contributors are reading for approximately three minutes each. There is a limited Open-Mic and admission is free.

The Brownstone Poets 2011 Anthology sells for $8 at BookCourt. All contributors to this anthology will get their complimentary copy at the reading if they haven’t already received one.

This is the current line-up of poets from The Brownstone Poets 2011 Anthology who will be reading at BookCourt:

Elyzsabeth Ahne
Austin Alexis
Mary Askin-Jencsik
Harry Bentivegna Lichtenstein
Iris Berman
Patricia Carragon
Steve Dalachinsky
Fred Dasig
David Elsasser
Brenda J. Gannam
Bob Heman
Cindy Hochman
Matthew Hupert
Evie Ivy
Ted Jonathan
Linder Lerner
Richard Levine
Heller Levinson
Maria Lisella
Georgia Luna
Brant Lyon
Karen Neuberg
Tom Oleszczuk
Mireya Perez
Joseph Charles Rebis, Jr.
George Spencer
John Todras
Zev Torres

BookCourt is a charming independent bookstore dedicated to serving the Cobble Hill community and surrounding Brooklyn areas with friendly service that’s both kid and adult-friendly. This bookstore provides a wide selection of books to attract any bibliophile, as well as the Barnes and Noble aficionados. Books from local authors are welcomed at BookCourt and find homes on its shelves.

The Brownstone Poets, a Brooklyn-based literary series, is generally held twice a month: first Saturdays at Park Plaza Restaurant in Brooklyn Heights and third Tuesdays at Tillie’s of Brooklyn in Ft. Greene. It’s an Open-Mic with usually two featured readers. Patricia Carragon, the host and curator, edits its annual anthology. Her Assistant Editors are Cindy Hochman, Brenda J. Gannam, and Karen Neuberg. Ms. Carragon began this reading series back in 2005 with Evie Ivy, who was her co-hostess.

BookCourt is located at:

163 Court Street
Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Phone # (718) 875-3677


Take the F or G to Bergen St., N or R to Court St., 4 or 5 to Borough Hall

Brownstone Poets
Patricia Carragon
917 679 5002