New York, NY, December 15, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- The Brownstone Poets presents two powerful poets George Held and Claudia Serea on Saturday, January 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.
The Brownstone Poets presents:
George Held and Claudia Serea
Saturday, January 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
Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street,
4, 5 or R to Court Street, Borough Hall
For more directions:
$3 Donation – plus Food/Drink - Open-Mic
Curated by Patricia Carragon email:
George Held, a five-time Pushcart Prize nominee, publishes his poems, stories, translations, and book reviews in such places as Commonweal, Confrontation, Notre Dame Review, and on Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac. His poems are included in over two-dozen anthologies, and his fourteenth collection is After Shakespeare: Selected Sonnets (Cervena Barva Press, 2011).
Claudia Serea is a Romanian-born poet who immigrated to the U.S. in 1995. Her poems and translations have appeared in 5 a.m., Meridian, Mudfish, Harpur Palate, Exquisite Corpse, Word Riot, Blood Orange Review, Zoland Poetry, Cutthroat, Green Mountains Review, The Red Wheelbarrow, and many others. She is the author of two poetry collections: Eternity’s Orthography (Finishing Line Press, 2007) and To Part Is to Die a Little, forthcoming from Cervena Barva Press. She co-edited and co-translated The Vanishing Point That Whistles, an Anthology of Contemporary Romanian Poetry (Talisman Publishing, 2011). She lives in New Jersey and works in New York for a major publishing company.