The Brownstone Poets presents:
E.J. Antonio and Helen Peterson
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Starts at 7 p.m. – Sign up at 6:45 p.m.
57 Seventh Avenue (at the corner of Lincoln Place)
Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY 11217
2 or 3 to Grand Army Plaza
B or Q to Seventh Avenue
F or G to Seventh Avenue (9th Street)
R to Union Street, plus a bit of a walk.
$4 donation + food/drink - Open-Mic
Curated by Patricia Carragon
E.J. Antonio is a 2009 fellow in Poetry from the New York Foundation for the Arts and a recipient of fellowships from the Hurston/Wright Foundation and the Cave Canem Foundation. Her work has appeared online at www.torchliteraryarts.org, and has been published in various journals and magazines; including, African Voices Literary Magazine, Terra Incognita, Black Renaissance Noire, Mobius: The Poetry Magazine, The Encyclopedia Project, The Mom Egg, and One Word/Many Voices: A Bi-Lingual Poetry Anthology. Her first chapbook, Every Child Knows, was published in the fall of 2007 by the Premier Poets Chapbook Series, and her debut CD, Rituals in the marrow: Recipe for a jam session was released in the fall of 2010. – www.ejantoniobluez.net.
Helen Peterson is a prizing-winning poet, storyteller and acclaimed Flamenco dancer. Born into a theatrical family in Cuba, her poetry reflects her origins, featuring poetry-dance fusion. Awards include: Mobius, The Poetry Magazine, 2012, Editor’s Choice Award; Pen and Brush long poem contest award, 2000 Geraldine Dodge Foundation residency in poetry at Provincetown’