Poets in Pajamas brings you Courtney Young at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on July 26 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!
Courtney Young is a writer of fiction, screenplays, popular culture criticism and creative nonfiction. Her fiction has been published in Hypertext Review, Jellyfish Review, and the Stanford Black Arts Quarterly & her non fiction has been published by venues such as The American Prospect and The Nation. She is a recipient of writing residencies from Willapa Bay Air, Vermont Studio Center, Faber, Hambidge, Bainbridge and Chateau D’Orquevaux. She is the founder of Think Young Media Group, a boutique company that specializes in creating film, TV and documentary projects. Her current projects include completing both her first narrative feature entitled This Savage Life Makes Us Hard to Kill and her first collection of short stories entitled Scar Tissue of the Extraordinary. She is the founder of The Mood, a weekly newsletter that offers an intersectional perspective on horror popular culture. A graduate of Spelman College and New York University, she can be found on Twitter (@cocacy), Instagram (@ccarlissyoung) and http://www.thinkyoungmedia.com.
Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on July 26, 2020. When the live video starts, click join to watch the reading and interact with the poet.
Annie McIntosh will host.
This reading series is hosted courtesy of Sundress Publications.