PiP 99 Featuring Michelle Tong

Poets in Pajamas brings you Michelle Tong at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on October 4 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!

Michelle Tong is a writer and medical student from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her poems have appeared in the The Margins, Glass, and JAMA, among other journals, and she reads poetry and fiction for the Bellevue Literary Review. She teaches poetry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and lives in New York.

“Ode to Hors D’oeuvres,” Glass Poetry

“Grandmother Courts Grandfather with a Chicken,” Tinderbox Poetry Journal

“Driving Lessons,” The Margins

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on October 4, 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 98 Featuring Elizabeth Deanna Morris Lakes

Poets in Pajamas brings you Elizabeth Deanna Morris Lakes at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on September 27 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!

Elizabeth Deanna Morris Lakes was born in Harrisburg, PA and has a BA in Creative Writing from Susquehanna University and an MFA from George Mason University. Her work has appeared in Always Crashing, The Rumpus, Cartridge Lit, Crab Fat Magazine, and SmokeLong Quarterly. She is the blog editor of The Rupture. She is one of two buds on The Smug Buds podcast. She works as an editor. Her name is a line of iambic pentameter.

“Ashley Sugarnotch Grows a Tomato,” Gulf Stream
“The Wolf Attempts to Explain Himself,” Always Crashing
Ashley Sugarnotch and the Big Red Bow,” Pioneertown

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on September 27, 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 97: Featuring Sandra Beasley

Poets in Pajamas brings you Sandra Beasley at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on September 20 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!

Sandra Beasley is the author of Count the Waves; I Was the Jukebox, winner of the Barnard Women Poets Prize; Theories of Falling, winner of the New Issues Poetry Prize; and Don’t Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life, a memoir about living with disability. She also edited Vinegar and Char: Verse from the Southern Foodways Alliance. She lives in Washington, D.C., and teaches with the University of Tampa low-residency MFA program. Her fourth collection, Made to Explode, will be published with W.W. Norton in early 2021.

“The Exhibition Was Very Beautiful,” Poetry

“Drink,” Blackbird

“The Mangrove House,” Delaware Poetry Review

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on September 20, 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 96 Featuring José Angel Araguz

Poets in Pajamas brings you José Angel Araguz at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on September 13 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!

José Angel Araguz is a CantoMundo fellow and the author of seven chapbooks and the collections including Everything We Think We Hear, Small Fires, Until We Are Level Again, and, most recently, An Empty Pot’s Darkness. His poems, creative nonfiction, and reviews have appeared in Crab Creek Review, Prairie Schooner, New South, Poetry International, and The Bind. Born and raised in Corpus Christi, Texas, he runs the poetry blog The Friday Influence and composes erasure poems on the Instagram account @poetryamano. A faculty member in Pine Manor College’s Solstice Low-Residency MFA program, he also reads for the journal Right Hand Pointing. With an MFA from New York University and a PhD from the University of Cincinnati, José is an Assistant Professor of English at Suffolk University in Boston where he also serves as Editor-in-Chief of Salamander Magazine. You can find him on Twitter at @josearaguz, on Instagram @poetryamano, and at thefridayinfluence.wordpress.com.

“Fruit King,” Rhino
“Zero Flirts with Nada,” Duende
“Element,” Zócalo Public Square

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 p.m. EST (4 p.m. PST) on September 13, 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.