PiP 114 Featuring Melissa Fite Johnson

Poets in Pajamas brings you Melissa Fite Johnson at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on June 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!

Melissa Fite Johnson is the author of Green (Riot in Your Throat, 2021) and While the Kettle’s On (Little Balkans Press, 2015), a Kansas Notable Book. She is also the author of A Crooked Door Cut into the Sky (Paper Nautilus Press, 2018), winner of the Vella Chapbook Prize. Her poems have appeared in Pleiades, SWWIM, Whale Road Review, Broadsided Press, and elsewhere. Melissa teaches high school English in Lawrence, KS, where she and her husband live with their dogs.

“Abecedarian for My Neighbor, Whose Name I Still Don’t Know,” SWWIM

“Elegy for Slasher Movie Victims,” Whale Road Review

“I’m Only Happy When It Rains,” Noble / Gas Qtrly

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on June 13, 2021 When the live video starts, click join to watch the reading and interact with the poet.

This reading series is hosted courtesy of Sundress Publications.

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PiP 113 Featuring Shannon Pulusan

Poets in Pajamas brings you Shannon Pulusan at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on May 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!

Shannon Pulusan is currently a poetry candidate at Rutgers Newark’s MFA program. She reviews poetry as an editorial assistant for Flock, teaches poetry for NJPAC’s City Verses, and draws round-faced characters with triangle noses and pepperoni cheeks under the name moonmemo. Her work has been featured in Bridge Eight, Entropy, Talon Review, and more.

“Messier 87,” Bridge Eight

“Sunday,” Talon Review

Odd Shapes of Love and Longing: On Couri Johnson’s I’ll Tell You a Love Story, Entropy

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on May 30, 2021 When the live video starts, click join to watch the reading and interact with the poet.

This reading series is hosted courtesy of Sundress Publications.