Brooklyn, NY, July 31, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Jennifer Juneau, Ellen Pober Rittberg, and Marguerite Maria Rivas will feature for Brownstone Poets on Saturday, August 25 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.
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 check the MTA's "The Weekender" for all transit updates.
$5 Donation – plus Food/Drink - Open-Mic
Curated by Patricia Carragon
Jennifer Juneau is the author of the poetry collection More Than Moon (due out next month by Is A Rose Press) and the novel ÜberChef USA (due out October by Spork Press.) Her work has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes, the Million Writers award, and a Sundress Best of the Net and has appeared in the Café Review, Cimarron Review, Cincinnati Review, Columbia Journal, Evergreen Review, GWFM Anthology, Live Mag! Pank, Seattle Review, Sensitive Skin Magazine, Verse Daily, and elsewhere. She lives in Brooklyn where she is hard at work on her second novel and poetry collection.
Ellen Pober Rittberg's poetry and fiction have been published in online journals including Brooklyn Quarterly, Long Island Quarterly, Santa Fe Writers Project, and several anthologies including Persian Sugar in English Tea vol. 1 and Songs of Seasoned Women. Her book of poetry, Consider the Constellations, was published in 2009. The winner of several journalism awards, she also wrote several plays, which were performed off off Broadway and at festivals. By day, she is an attorney.
Marguerite Maria Rivas is a poet and essayist whose work has been published in numerous journals and anthologies including The America's Review, Waterways, The Mas Tequila Review, Mom Egg, Waterways, and Quarterday Review, among others. Rivas has received grants and awards from the NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs, City University of New York, and A Room of Her Own Foundation. She is the author of a chapbook poems as well as a full-length volume, Tell No One. She is an associate professor at Borough of Manhattan Community College, where she teaches writing and literature.