Brooklyn, NY, October 07, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Brownstone Poets Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005
Brownstone Poets presents Brevitas Poets, Gil Fagiani, Ron Kolm, and Olivia Wu, Saturday, November 7, 2015, 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:
Saturday, November 7, 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
For more directions:
Please consult with the MTA's "The Weekender" for all transit updates since Hop Stop will no longer be available in November.
$4 Donation – plus Food/Drink - Open-Mic
Curated by Patricia Carragon
Gil Fagiani is an independent scholar, translator, essayist, short story writer, and poet. His latest books are Stone Walls (Bordighera Books, 2014), which focuses on his relationship with his father growing up in Stamford, Connecticut in the ’50s and ’60, and Logos(Guernica Editions, 2015), which is set in a drug treatment program in the South Bronx in the early ’70s. Gil co-hosts the Italian American Writers’ Association’s monthly readings in Manhattan. Last year, he was the subject of a New York Times article by David Gonzalez, “A Poet Mines Memories of Drug Addiction.”
Ron Kolm is a founding member of the Unbearables. He is a contributing editor of Sensitive Skin and the Editor of the Evergreen Review. Ron is the author of The Plastic Factory, Divine Comedy and Suburban Ambush. A collection of his short stories, Duke & Jill, has just been published by Unknown Press. He's had work in Hobo Camp Review, Have A NYC 3, the Too Much anthology, The Otter, and The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry. Ron’s papers were purchased by the New York University library, where they’ve been cataloged in the Fales Collection as part of the Downtown Writers Group.
Olivia Wu’s poems have appeared in Aberration Labyrinth, Shen Jiang Weekly, and First Literary Review-East . She is a member of Brevitas. She is part of Poetry Society of America’s poetry workshop. Olivia resides in Manhattan.