Brownstone Poets Presents Michael Broder, Susan H. Maurer, Jason Schneiderman at Park Plaza Restaurant Sat, 9/5

Brooklyn, NY, August 05, 2015 --( Brownstone Poets presents Michael Broder, Susan H. Maurer, and Jason Schneiderman, Saturday, September 5, at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights and there's an open mic as well.

Brownstone Poets presents:

Michael Broder

Susan H. Maurer

Jason Schneiderman

Saturday, September 5, 2015 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

R to Court Street

4 or to 5 Borough Hall

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$4 Donation – plus Food/Drink - Open-Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon (


Michael Broder is the author of This Life Now (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2014), a finalist for the 2015 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry. His poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Assaracus, BLOOM, Columbia Poetry Review, Court Green, Painted Bride Quarterly, and other journals, as well as in the anthologies This New Breed: Gents, Bad Boys and Barbarians 2 (Windstorm Creative, 2004), ed. Rudy Kikel; My Diva: 65 Gay Men on the Women Who Inspire Them (Terrace Books, 2009), ed. Michael Montlack; Spaces Between Us: Poetry, Prose and Art on HIV/AIDS (Third World Press, 2010), eds Kelly Norman Ellis and ML Hunter; and Divining Divas: 50 Gay Men on Their Muses (Lethe Press, 2012), edited by Michael Montlack. both feral and domestic.

Susan H. Maurer has published six chapbooks and two collections, Perfect Dark (ungovernable press) and Josephine Butler (Phoenix International). She has had three broadsides published: Clamshell Press, Center for Book Arts, and Marymark Press. She has had five Pushcart nominations and has been published in fifteen countries. Among her anthology appearances are the Unbearables’ Help Yourself (Autonomedia,) and Off the Cuffs (Soft Scull Press). Magazine credits include Virginia Quarterly Review, Confrontation, Gargoyle, and Volt. Susan has read at venues such as Poets House, St. Mark’s Poetry Project, The National Arts Club, New York Public Library, and the Brooklyn Bridge. She was interviewed on Poetry Thin Air by George Spencer. You can watch this interview on Youtube.

Jason Schneiderman is the author three books of poems: Primary Source (Red Hen Press 2016), winner of the Benjamin Saltman Prize; Striking Surface (Ashland Poetry Press 2010), winner of the Richard Snyder Prize, and Sublimation Point (Four Way Books 2004), a Stahlecker Selection. He edited the anthology Queer: A Reader for Writers (Oxford University Press 2015). His poetry and essays have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including American Poetry Review, The Best American Poetry, Poetry London, Grand Street, The Penguin Book of the Sonnet, Story Quarterly, and Tin House. He is Poetry Editor of the Bellevue Literary Review, and Associate Editor at Painted Bride Quarterly. He is an Assistant Professor of English at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York.
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