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Brownstone Poets Presents Four Women Writers at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat. 2/24 at 2:30 p.m.


Brooklyn, NY, January 31, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Brownstone Poets Presents:

Saturday, February 24 at 2:30 p.m.

Nancy Mercado

Diana Gitesha Hernandez

Elisabet Velasquez

Susan Yung

@ Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201

718 – 596 – 5900

Subways:

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 check the MTA's "The Weekender" for all transit updates.

http://web.mta.info/weekender.html

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

Curated by Patricia Carragon

Facebook Invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/991978457608062/

pcarragon@gmail.com

brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/

patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712

Bios:

Nancy Mercado is the recipient of the American Book Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Before Columbus Foundation. Editor of the Nuyorican Women Writers Anthology published in City University of New York's Voices e/Magazine, she is a guest curator for the Museum of American Poetics, and assistant editor for Eco-poetry.org.

Featured on National Public Radio's The Talk of the Nation, and a PBS NewsHour Special, America Remembers 9/11, Nancy has authored: It Concerns the Madness (a poetry collection), Las Tres Hermanas (a children's coloring book), and is the editor of if the world were mine (a children's anthology).

For more information, go to nancy-mercado.com.

Diana Gitesha Hernandez, "Gitesha," is an inter-disciplinary artist. Co-founder of the poetic/voice/jazz group, The Artemis Collective. Hernandez is an early member of the Nuyorican Poets Café. She has authored several books of poetry, appears worldwide in performances and anthologies, Raw Lips Melao: A Nuyorican Rhapsody is available on Amazon. Her debut CD IMBUED (2013) weaves her voice with jazz and poetry as Miguel Algarin, founder of the Nuyorocan Poets Cafe notes "makes these words swirl with passion."

She is a graduate from the Swedish Massage Institute, has a masters from LIU in guidance counseling and holds a BA from SUNY in Jazz Performance and painting. Her artwork is shown and collected internationally.

Elisabet Velasquez is from Bushwick, Brooklyn. Her poems have appeared in numerous publications including NBC, Huffington Post, Latina and Vibe Magazine. She is a VONA alum, 2017 Poets House Fellow and the author of the chapbook PTSD. You can find her online at ElisabetVelasquez.com.

Susan Yung: Anti–bullying, Domestic-Violence, misogynist-hater, anti-racist, democratic-anarchist, ghetto-girl, Chinatown-Harlem, East Village-West Village, homesteading-gentrifier, yuppie-squatter, homeless-sheltered, American-Asian, World-Traveller, Adventuress-Common-Law-Wife, Photographer-Videographer, Martial-Fine-Artist, Musician-Drummer, Artist-Scientist, Geologist-Librarian, Mathematician-Designer, Collector-Exhibitionist, Buyer-Seller, Cook-Politician, Migrant-Worker, Independent-Dependent, Pacifist-Activist.
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Brownstone Poets
Patricia Carragon
917 679 5002
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