Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Poets Kat Georges & Janice Brabaw feature at Tillie's of Brooklyn Tuesday, Sept. 21

The Brownstone Poets presents:


plus open poetry reading with host Patricia Carragon

on Tuesday, September 21, 7pm

at Tillies of Brooklyn, 248 DeKalb Ave. (at Vanderbilt) in Fort Greene, Brooklyn

Fresh off her European book tour, the intense and inspiring Three Rooms Press poet Kat Georges makes her Brooklyn debut with a featured reading at the venerable Brownstone Poets series at Tillie's of Brooklyn (248 DeKalb Ave., Fort Greene) on Tuesday, September 21 at 7pm. She will be joined by fellow featured poet Janice Brabaw. The event includes an open reading, and is hosted by Brownstone Press curator Patricia Carragon.

Georges has three collections of her poetry, Punk Rock Journal, Maiden Claiming and Slow Dance at 120 Beats a Minute (all Three Rooms Press). Her poetry appears in numerous journals and anthologies including The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry (Thunder’s Mouth Press) and The Verdict is In (Manic D Press, also editor). In New York since 2003, she has directed numerous Off-Broadway plays, including Jack Kerouac: Catholic and Twitter Theater, by Larry Myers, and Sarah's Choice, by Peter Carlaftes. She co-hosts the weekly Son of a Pony poetry series at Cornelia St. Cafe, and is founder, editor and chief rabble rouser of publishing and performance powerhouse Three Rooms Press.

Janice Brabaw is the critically acclaimed author of two collections of poetry - Universe, Disturbed and Tongue for Folie. She is the editor of The Best of Stain anthologies and was the host of the Stained Glass Confessional and An Echo, A Stain reading series. Janice has performed at The Bowery Poetry Club, Otto's Shrunken Head, The Inspired Word, Soule Series, and the Library Lounge series at Telephone Bar. Her work has appeared in Poesis, smoke, Violent Femininity - A Journal of Female Poets, The Toronto Quarterly, Ophelia Street, The Record, and The Cartier Street Review.

Event Recap:

Poetry Grows in Ft. Greene

feat. Kat Georges & Janice Brabaw

plus open reading with host Patricia Caragon

Tuesday, September 21 at Tillies of Brooklyn

Starts at 7p.m. – Sign up at 6:45p.m.

Tillies of Brooklyn

248 DeKalb Ave. (at Vanderbilt), Brooklyn, NY 11205

Phone # (718) 783-6140

Take the J, R or Q trains to DeKalb Avenue, the C to Lafayette, the G to Clinton/Washington, or 2, 3, 4, 5 to Nevins St.

$3 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Limited Open Mic - one poem (3-minute limit)

Curated by Patricia Carragon

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