Author Archives: Mindy Matijasevic

About Mindy Matijasevic

Writer of nonfiction prose and poetry; actress; comic; adult basic education instructor. The name of this blog was inspired by a former student, Camille Williams, who once, in a conversation, used the phrase "get my learn on." I loved it, and it stuck in my head.

Get Your Poem On/ 31 4 Horse Reading


           Several times a year, Bob Quatrone curates the 4 Horse Readings at the Cornelia Street Café in Greenwich Village, NYC.  He invites me to be part of it, and I am thrilled to be asked.  The line-up is worth … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On/ 30 Sharing Goodness


  Today, October 17, 2015, Bruce Weber called me to invite me to be a part of the New Year’s Day Alternative Spoken Word Extravaganza. I love being part of that happening to start a new year. There are many … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On/29 “4 Horse Poetry Reading” at Cornelia Street Cafe


If you like to sip a drink and experience poems, consider attending a poetry reading next Friday evening, October 23, at 6pm. I am part of the line-up. I believe it is ten bucks, and that includes a drink. Not … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On/ 28 “Shadow of the Geode” at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe


  The Alternative New Year’s Day Spoken Word Extravaganza was a wonderful way to begin 2015.  And I noticed this year wasn’t as freezing as other years, which was a gift.  When I arrived, I saw my friend Mindy Levokove.  … Continue reading

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Get Your Poem On/ 27 New Year’s Day at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe


  Hi everybody.  If you’d like to start 2015 with some poetry, there will be a FREE event lasting for ten hours from 2pm to midnight on 1/1/15.  Stay for as little or as much as you’d like.  There are … Continue reading

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Anthology News & An Upcoming Event


Three poems of mine, “Women Do Tell,” “El Esposo,” and “Private Encounter at an Open Mic,” were included in The Riverside Poetry Anthology, Volume 14, flabbergasted press, NY, NY.  Many other poets I enjoy are in there too.  The editors … Continue reading

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Friday, September 26, 2014 I Cause Laughter at the Feminist Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY


FEMINIST FILM FESTIVAL NYC FIVE FRIDAYS THIS FALL Joy of Resistance is thrilled to announce that we will be presenting the FIRST EVER Feminist Film Festival at WBAI! It will take place on five consecutive Fridays this Fall, starting on … Continue reading

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