PiP 52 Featuring Noel Quiñones

JR7_2474Poets in Pajamas brings you Noel Quiñones at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on April 28th with a 15-minute live reading immediately followed by a short Q&A. The event will be held at the PiP Facebook page.

By clicking “going” to the Facebook event, you will let us know to expect you and will ensure that you are sent a reminder, so you don’t forget. Remember to prepare your questions for the featured poet, too!

Noel Quiñones is a Puerto Rican poet, actor, community organizer, and performance artist born and raised in the Bronx. He travels the country with his talk “Beyond the Black / White Binary: Exploring the Inner Ethnic Conflict of Latinidad,” using his poetry to break open the binaries we impose on our identities. As a writer, he’s received fellowships from Poets House, the Poetry Foundation, CantoMundo, Candor Arts, and SAFTA (Sundress Academy for the Arts). As a performer, he’s featured at Lincoln Center, Harvard University, BAM, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, and Jawdance in London, to name a few. His performances have been showcased on Huffington Post, Tidal Music, Vibe, Latina Magazine, Medium, Remezcla, Univision, and elsewhere. Founder of Project X, a Bronx-based arts organization, and co-organizer of #PoetsforPuertoRico, Quiñones was recently named one of New York State’s “40 Under 40 Rising Latino Stars” by The Hispanic Coalition and as a 2018 Intercultural Leadership Institute Fellow. Follow his journey at www.noelpquinones.com.

Noel Quiñones in Tidal Music
Noel Quiñones in Rattle
Noel Quiñones in Hot Metal Bridge

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on April 28, 2019. When the live video starts, click join to watch the reading and interact with the poet.

Anna Black will host.

This reading series is hosted courtesy of Sundress Publications.

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PiP 51 Featuring Ana Portnoy Brimmer

IMG-20190101-WA0035.jpgPoets in Pajamas brings you Ana Portnoy Brimmer at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on April 14th with a 15-minute live reading immediately followed by a short Q&A. The event will be held at the PiP Facebook page.

By clicking “going” to the Facebook event, you will let us know to expect you and will ensure that you are sent a reminder, so you don’t forget. Remember to prepare your questions for the featured poet, too!

Ana Portnoy Brimmer is a Puerto Rican poet/performer, writer and ARTivist. She holds a BA and an MA in English from the University of Puerto Rico, and is an MFA candidate in Creative Writing at Rutgers University–Newark. Ana is the inaugural recipient of the ​Sandra Cisneros Fellowship,​ a ​Pushcart Prize​ nominee, and​ ​a co-organizer of the #PoetsForPuertoRico movement. She is also a ​Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation ​Fellow​, ​an ​Under The Volcano Fellow​, ​a​ Las Dos Brujas Writing Workshop ​alumna​, ​and an inaugural ​Moko Writers’ Workshop alumna. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in ​Sx Salon​; ​Aftershocks of Disaster: Puerto Rico Before and After the Storm;​ ​Huizache: The Magazine of Latino Literature;​ ​Kweli Journal;​ ​Visual Verse: An Anthology of Arts and Words​; ​Anomaly: Caribbean Folio​; ​Voces desde Puerto Rico/Voices from Puerto Rico​; ​Puerto Rico en mi Corazón​; ​Poets Reading The News;​ ​Project Censored​; ​La Respuesta;​ ​The Acentos Review;​ ​Moko Magazine​; ​Centro Journal; and Under The Volcano/Bajo el Volcán: The Best of Our First Fifteen Years,​ among others.

Ana Portnoy Brimmer in Foundry Journal
Ana Portnoy Brimmer in Kweli Journal
Ana Portnoy Brimmer in The Acentos Review
Ana Portnoy Brimmer in Moko Magazine

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on April 14, 2019. When the live video starts, click join to watch the reading and interact with the poet.

Anna Black will host.

This reading series is hosted courtesy of Sundress Publications.

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