PiP 95 Featuring Margo Taft Stever

Poets in Pajamas brings you Margo Taft Stever at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on September 6 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!

Margo Taft Stever’s poetry collections include Cracked Piano (CavanKerry Press, 2019); Ghost Moose (Kattywompus Press, 2019); The Lunatic Ball (Kattywompus Press, 2015); The Hudson Line (Main Street Rag, 2012); Frozen Spring (Mid-List Press First Series Award, 2002) and Reading the Night Sky (Riverstone Press Poetry Chapbook Competition, 1996). She co-authored Looking East: William Howard Taft and the 1905 U.S. Diplomatic Mission to China (Zhejiang University Press, 2012). Her poems, essays, and reviews have appeared widely in magazines and anthologies, including Verse Daily, Prairie Schooner, Connecticut Review, “poem-a-day” on poets.org, Academy of American Poets, Cincinnati Review, upstreet, Plume, and Salamander. She is founder of the Hudson Valley Writers Center and founding and current co-editor of Slapering Hol Press. She lives in Sleepy Hollow, New York. Stever will serve as adjunct assistant professor at Case Western Reserve University, 2021, where she will teach a writing workshop and study of poetry covering bioethical topics on human illness, mental illness, and the welfare of animals.

“Supermarket in Autumn,” Blackbird

“Dolls,” Plume

“For Sale,” poets.org

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on September 6, 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.

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PiP 94 Featuring Traci Brimhall

Poets in Pajamas brings you Traci Brimhall at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on August 30 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!

Traci Brimhall is the author of four poetry collections: Come the Slumberless from the Land of Nod (Copper Canyon); Saudade (Copper Canyon); Our Lady of the Ruins (W.W. Norton), winner of the Barnard Women Poets Prize; and Rookery (Southern Illinois University Press), winner of the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Believer, The New Republic, Orion, and Best American Poetry. She’s received fellowships from the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing and the National Endowment for the Arts. She’s the Director of Creative Writing at Kansas State University and lives in Manhattan, KS.

“Dear Thanatos,” Los Angeles Review
“Dear Eros,” Virginia Quarterly Review
“Vive, Vive,” Missouri Review

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on August 30, 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.

PiP 93 Featuring Mani Iyer

Poets in Pajamas brings you Mani Iyer at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on August 23 with a 15-minute live reading immediately followed by a short Q&A. The event will be held at the PiP Facebook page.

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Mani G. Iyer was born and raised in Bombay, India and now lives near Boston. He is deafblind due to Usher Syndrome, a rare progressive genetic disorder. He is currently learning Braille at the Hadley School for the Blind. His poems have appeared in Off the Coast, Soul-Lit, The Lily Poetry Review, Sonic Boom, and The Helicon Poetry Journal (in Hebrew). His chapbook, I Am the Dancing, was published by Yavanika Press, India in October 2019.

“Love in the Air,” Soul-Lit

“Wake-Up Call,” poems2go

“Braille and Poetry,” vision through words

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on August 23, 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.

PiP 92 Featuring Kimberly Quiogue Andrews

Poets in Pajamas brings you Kimberly Quiogue Andrews at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on August 16th with a 15-minute live reading immediately followed by a short Q&A. The event will be held at the PiP Facebook page.

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Kimberly Quiogue Andrews is a poet and literary critic. She is also the author of A Brief History of Fruit, winner of the Akron Prize for Poetry from the University of Akron Press, and BETWEEN, winner of the New Women’s Voices Chapbook Prize from Finishing Line Press. Her recent work in various genres appears in Poetry Northwest, The Shallow Ends, Denver Quarterly, the Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere. She lives in Maryland and teaches at Washington College, and you can find her on Twitter at @kqandrews.

“She said between Part 1,” the poetry project
“President Trump, thank you for calling, and good evening, it is night over here,” Nat. Brut 
“[Warp and weft.],” EOAGH

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on August 16, 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.

PiP 91 Featuring Fullamusu Bangura

Poets in Pajamas brings you Fullamusu Bangura at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on August 9th 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!

Fullamusu Bangura is a poet originally from Washington, D.C. and currently residing in Chicago, Illinois. Her work has been published in Memoir Mixtapes, Peach Mag, and Apogee Journal. Connect with her on Instagram and Twitter at @killamusu.

“i’m so tired of almost crying on the train,” Peach Mag
“ODE TO A BUNCH OF AFRICANS PARTYING IN THE SIX FLAGS PARKNG LOT,” TRACK//FOUR
“my breasts as list,” Leopardskin & Limes

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on August 9, 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.