A very comprehensive article about my past involvement with storytelling shows and open mics can be found here: https://bklyner.com/5-questions-for-sycamore-stories-kelley-brannon-2-ditmas-park/
The article is primary based on Sycamore Stories, a now defunct storytelling show I hosted back in 2013. Thanks to Nora Whelan for interviewing me about it. Originally published on Ditmas Park Corner, now featured on Bklyner. My whole h(er)story (or a lot of it) is in there.
Current Show: Founder, Curator and Host of The Bruise! Storytelling, Short Fiction & Poetry Show! Second Sundays at Bohemian Grove in Bushwick, Brooklyn – 8pm $5 suggested donation but if you’re you’re broke, no worries – come anyway! Free beer too (while supplies last)!
November 2016 – February 2017: Founder, Organizer & Host: The Bodega Bruise Storytelling, Short Fiction and Poetry Show! Second Sundays at Idlewild BK: 24 St. Nicholas Ave, Brooklyn – 8pm Free!
January – May 2013: Founder, Organizer & Host: Sycamore Stories, Third Wednesdays at Sycamore Bar in Brooklyn – 8pm Free! (show was cancelled in June 2013 when the NYFD shut down the basement space at the bar where we held the show).
April 2011 – April 2014: Founder, Organizer&Host (host from April 2011 – June 2012): The Bodega Monthly, First Sundays at Bodega Wine Bar (now called Idlewild) – 7pm Free!
*The Bodega Monthly Anthology, released at each Bodega Monthly and now The Bruise 1 year anniversary shows, is a collection of writing read or performed over the last year. I collect the work design/produce the books, often including one of my own poems or scenes and artwork. There have been four volumes released so far.