Brownstone Poets presents Patricia Eakins, Nicholas Johnson, and Chad Parenteau, Saturday, November 2 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Enjoy the varied menu at this affordable family-run diner while listening to great poetry. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights and there's an open mic as well.
Brownstone Poets presents:
Saturday, November 2 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 or 5 to Borough Hall
For more directions:
$4 Donation – plus Food/Drink - Open-Mic
Curated by Patricia Carragon
Patricia Eakins is the author of The Hungry Girls and Other Stories and The Marvelous Adventures of Pierre Baptiste, which won the NYU Press Prize for Fiction and the Capricorn Fiction Award of the Writer’s Voice. Her work has appeared in The Iowa Review, Parnassus, Conjunctions, Fiction International, BigCityLit.com and The Paris Review, which awarded her the Aga Khan Prize. The French translation of The Hungry Girls (by Françoise Palleau-Papin)
Nicholas Johnson is co-founder and editor of Big City Lit, an online literary
magazine (BigCityLit.com). His degrees include a BA from UConn, an MFA in poetry from Brooklyn College, and an ABD from the Catholic University of America. He taught creative writing for many years at the Payne Whitney Clinic and The Lighthouse in New York City. Nick Johnson's poems have appeared in numerous journals, including Pivot, Rattapallax, The Journal, APR, The Same, Orbis (UK), Poetrybay, The Ledge, Shenandoah and the anthologies Pomegranate Seeds and Chance of a Ghost. His chapbook, Degrees of Freedom, is available from Bright Hill Press.
In 2003, Chad Parenteau self-published his first chapbook, Self-Portrait In Fire (based on his MFA thesis) and won a Cambridge Poetry Award. He appears in numerous print and online publications, including anthologies such as French Connections: