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Event Name: Brownstone Poets
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Address: Park Plaza Restaurant 220 Cadman Plaza West
Brooklyn, NY

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Starts: Sat Jan 26 2019 at 2:30 PM
Ends: Sat Jan 26 2019 at 5:30 PM
Hosting Organization: Brownstone Poets
Contact Name: Patricia Carragon
Contact Email Address: pcarragon@gmail.com
Contact Phone Number: 9176795002
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Event Cost: $5.00

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Event Description: HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM BROWNSTONE POETS! Three powerful poets Cornelius Eady, Robert Gibbons, and JP Howard will feature for Brownstone Poets on Saturday, January 26 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. Come enjoy an afternoon of poetry and delicious food at this cozy family-owned restaurant. CORNELIUS EADY ROBERT GIBBONS JP HOWARD Park Plaza Restaurant 220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St. and Pineapple Walk Brooklyn, NY 11201 718 - 596 - 5900 FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/2199597443431909/ 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 Bios Cornelius Eady is the author of Hardheaded Weather (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2008); Brutal Imagination (2001), which was a finalist for the 2001 National Book Award in Poetry; The Gathering of My Name (1991), which was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize; BOOM BOOM BOOM (1988); Victims of the Latest Dance Craze (1985), which was chosen by Louise Glück, Charles Simic, and Philip Booth for the 1985 Lamont Poetry Selection of The Academy of American Poets. In 1996, Eady and poet Toi Derricote founded Cave Canem, a nonprofit organization serving black poets and acting as a safe space for intellectual engagement and critical debate. In 2016, she and Eady accepted the National Book Foundation’s Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community on behalf of Cave Canem. He has collaborated with jazz composer Deidre Murray in the production of several works of musical theater, including You Don’t Miss Your Water; Running Man, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 1999 Robert Gibbons graduated fro


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