August 20, 2010

The Brownstone Poets 9/4


The Brownstone Poets presents:

GEORGE DICKERSON

RICHARD LEVINE

CARL ROSENSTOCK

Saturday, September 4 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,
4, 5, or R to Court Street, Borough Hall

$3 Donation – plus Food/Drink - Open Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon email: pattiekake@earthlink.net

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Bios:

George Dickerson's poetry has been published in The New Yorker, Mademoiselle, Nadada, Pivot, Medicinal Purposes Literary Review, Rattapallax and other publications, and are collected in George Dickerson: Selected Poems 1959-1999 (Rattapallax Press, New York, 2000). His short fiction has appeared in The Best American Short Stories of 1963 and 1966, Penthouse and Rattapallax. He has written novels, screenplays and plays, including his one-man drama, "A Few Useless Mementos for Sale" which has been produced on stage in New York and Hollywood. George is founding editor-in-chief of the literary journal, Rattapallax, and has been on the staff of The New Yorker, and was Managing Editor of Cavalier, and Contributing Editor of Time, in which he published more than 200 articles and reviews. George's acting career on stage and screen includes Blue Velvet and After Dark, My Sweet.

Richard Levine is the author of That Country's Soul, (Finishing Line Press, 2010), A Language Full of Wars and Songs (Pollack Press, 2004), and Snapshots from a Battle (Headwaters Press/BigCityLit 2001). An as yet unpublished manuscript has been finalist or semi-finalist for Ohio State Press/The Journal Poetry Book Award and the University of Arkansas Press Miller Williams Poetry Prize. A recently retired public school teacher, he is learning to steward a forest and dirt.

Carl Rosenstock was born in Albany, New York, and grew up on a farm near there. He received a B.A. in Asian History from Union College, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Vermont College. He lives and works on the westernmost end of Long Island, in Brooklyn, New York. His work has appeared in various magazines and anthologies; he helped curate the Village Reading Series, and then curated the Night-&-Day Reading Series; and he is on the editorial board of Memoir (and).