Poets in Pajamas brings you gigi bella at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on June 7 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!
gigi bella has been ranked the tenth woman poet in the world (WOWPS 2017) and the two time Project X Bronx Poetry Champion as well as a literal mermaid. She is also a Pink Door Fellow, a National Poetry Slam Champion Semifinalist, and ranked within the top 25 teams in the nation at the 2018 National Poetry Slam as part of the first ever all Latinx Project X Bronx Slam Team. She has been featured on stages with Andrea Gibson, Clementine Von Radics, Sabrina Benaim, Lauren Zuniga, Olivia Gatwood, and many others. Her chapbook, weird things, was featured on the instagram of pop singer/songwriter, Sara Bareilles (“Love Song,” “Brave,” Waitress the Musical). Her other work is featured on Button Poetry, Slamfind and in What Are Birds? and is forthcoming in Maps for Teeth and Knight’s Library. Her book, big feelings, will be released with Game Over Books, Spring 2020.
“First Draft of my Wedding Vows,” Button Poetry
Three sonnets, What Are Birds?
“Lessons I Leanrned from Selena,” SLAMFIND
Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on June 7, 2020. When the live video starts, click join to watch the reading and interact with the poet.
Sarah Clark will host.
This reading series is hosted courtesy of Sundress Publications.