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Brownstone Poets Presents Tina Chan, Linda Kleinbub, James McMenamin, and Susan Weiman at Park Plaza Restaurant on Sat., Jan. 7, 2017

Brooklyn, NY, December 07, 2016 --( Brownstone Poets presents the third Queens Spectacular with poets Tina Chan, Linda Kleinbub, James McMenamin, and Susan Weiman on Saturday, January 7, 2017 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.

Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 2:30 p.m

Tina Chan
Linda Kleinbub
James McMenamin
Susan Weinman

@ 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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$5 Donation – plus Food/Drink - Open-Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon

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Tina Chan made her poetry debut in 2009 and has been fortunate to be selected as a feature performer at open-mics. She has been published in: Alternative New Year’s Poetry Extravaganza Anthology 2016 and 2015; Brownstone Poets Anthology 2016; 2015, 2013, 2012; Nomad’s Choir Poetry Magazine Summer 2014, Spring 2013, Spring 2012; and Big City Lit Fall 2011. She is a lively spoken word poet whose writing style is a poetic puzzle. For life’s challenges her mother stated many times: “when you fall down stand up – stand stronger.” Tina is a full-time civil service employee and part-time poet and Yelper.

Linda Kleinbub is a volunteer at Girls Write Now. During her lifetime she has been a database programmer, Cub Scout Cubmaster, and mentor. She appeared on the reality TV show 10 Years Younger. She received her MLS from Queens College and her MFA from The New School. Her work has appeared in The New York Observer, The Brooklyn Rail, Yahoo! Beauty, Front Porch Commons, Grabbing the Apple: An Anthology of New York Woman Poets, First Literary Review-East,forthcoming in The Nassau County Poet Laureate Society Anthology 2016 and The Best American Poetry Blog. She is a painter and organic gardener.

James McMenamin is a familiar face on the poetry scene, as he is celebrating his twentieith year (2017) of reading at open mike venues in N.Y.C. A Queens native, he’s been published in various journals, including Brownstones Poets, Brevitas, Nomad’s Choir, Performance Poets, and others. For the past handful of years, he’s taught writing for new immigrants at Queens Library. Some of his students were selected for publication through NYU’s Literacy review program, as well as Symphony Space.

Susan Weiman, writes literary nonfiction, poetry and vignettes. Her work has been published in First Literary Review-East, POST(blank),, run-to-the- roundhouse nellie, Riverside Poets Anthology, Parkside Collective, and formerly on the Home Magazine blog where she wrote about art. Susan is an artist, jewelry maker, and iPhone photographer. She resides in Long Island City.
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Brownstone Poets
Patricia Carragon
917 679 5002

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