Brad Bathgate aka Blue is the author of "Corner Stores in the Middle of the Block," a collection of original poetry and short stories and in the spring of 2002, he was published in "Signifying Harlem," an anthology of poetry. He has performed at the Nuyorican Poet's Café, The Bowery Poetry Club, The Poets House and The Poetry Project at St. Mark's Church in association with Cave Canem Poets. Blue performs at art galleries, museums, lounges, comedy clubs, colleges, universities and poetry venues in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Philadelphia and Baltimore, at times, walking away as open mic winner from the Nuyorican Poetry Café and Jimmy's Uptown Hottest Poets to name a few.
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PRETTY UGLY: A HARLEM SITUATION
Once you connect with Chuck Love and his escalating street hustle/gun running plan, you will be hooked to the end. Rounding out a quartet of unsavory and self-motivated characters are Apple, Chuck’s high school crush now involve with Zachary. A cutthroat dandy and Eyonna, Apple’s roommate and sometimes-best friend. These four play out a scheme to make money that takes them from the mean street of
Corner Stores In The Middle Of The Block
Corner Stores in the Middle of the Block, is a hilarious and thought-provoking collection of poems that addresses growing up in Harlem, Urban living and the author s personal encounters with females and his appreciation for the Venus-natives.
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