PiP 144: Courtney LeBlanc

Poets in Pajamas brings you Courtney LeBlanc at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on September 18th 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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Courtney LeBlanc is the author of the full length collections Exquisite Bloody, Beating Heart (Riot in Your Throat) and Beautiful & Full of Monsters (Vegetarian Alcoholic Press). She is also the founder and editor-in-chief of Riot in Your Throat, an independent poetry press. She loves nail polish, tattoos, and a soy latte each morning. Read her publications on her blog: www.wordperv.com. Follow her on twitter: @wordperv, and IG: @wordperv79.

A Quatern About JoyNeologism Poetry Journal

We Feed the Living Heavy Feather Review

Three PoemsBourgeon

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on Sunday September 18th, 2022. 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. The land on which Sundress Publications operates is part of the traditional territory of the Tsalagi peoples (now Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians) and Tsoyaha peoples (Yuchi, Muscogee Creek).

Episode 141: Lawdenmarc Decamora

Poets in Pajamas brings you Lawdenmarc Decamora at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on August 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!

Lawdenmarc Decamora is a Filipino poet and writer with work published or forthcoming from The Best Asian Poetry 2021-2022, Contemporary Surrealist and Magical Realist Poetry: An International Anthology, Michigan Quarterly Review, The Common, Mantis, The Margins, North Dakota Quarterly, Seattle Review, Comstock Review, Yellow Medicine Review, Columbia Review, among others. He is the author of the poetry full-lengths “Love, Air” (Atmosphere Press, 2021), “TUNNELS” (Ukiyoto, 2020), and the Ghost City Press published-chapbook “Dream Minerals One.” A Pushcart-nominee and Tupelo Press 30/30 Project alum, Lawdenmarc has been widely published in more than twenty-three (23) countries around the world. He received the Poet of the Year award from the 2022 Ukiyoto Literary Awards held in Hyderabad, India.

Tunnel #2 (Merlion),“ The Common

Self-Portrait as Open Flesh of an Undetermined Panic, Ilanot Review (Bar-Ilan U, Israel) 

Ceasefire/Pianissimo,” Michigan Quarterly Review

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on Sunday July 17th, 2022. 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. The land on which Sundress Publications operates is part of the traditional territory of the Tsalagi peoples (now Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians) and Tsoyaha peoples (Yuchi, Muscogee Creek).

PiP 140: Shagufta Mulla

Poets in Pajamas brings you Shagufta Mulla at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on July 17th 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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Shagufta Mulla, DVM is a poet, artist, and an Amherst Writers & Artists workshop facilitator. Her poetry has appeared in ARC Journal, Orangepeel, Blood Moon Journal, and the anthology Nombono by Sundress Publications. She often writes about childhood emotional trauma, her path of healing, and animals as healers. Shagufta is the 2021 Blood Orange Review literary contest winner in poetry and she has been a Tupelo Press 30/30 Project participant. She holds a DVM from Colorado State University and a BS from the University of Arizona. Shagufta lives in Oregon and she can be found on Instagram @s.mulla.dvm.

We are Geese Now“  Blood Moon Poetry

Daughter Mined with Memory Blood Orange Review

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on Sunday July 17th, 2022. 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. The land on which Sundress Publications operates is part of the traditional territory of the Tsalagi peoples (now Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians) and Tsoyaha peoples (Yuchi, Muscogee Creek).

PiP 139 Featuring David Estringel

Poets in Pajamas brings you David Estringel at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on July 3rd 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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David Estringel is a Xicanx writer/poet with works published in literary publications, such as The Opiate, Azahares, Cephalorpress, Lahar, Poetry Ni, DREICH, Rigorous, Somos En Escrito, Hispanecdotes, Ethel, The Milk House, Beir Bua Journal, and The Blue Nib. His first collection of poetry and short fiction Indelible Fingerprints was published in April 2019, followed by three poetry chapbooks, Punctures (2019), PeripherieS (2020), and Eating Pears on the Rooftop (coming 2022). His new book of micro poetry little punctures, a collaboration with UK illustrator, Luca Bowles, will be released in 2022 Connect with David on Twitter @The_Booky_Man and his website www.davidaestringel.com.

Seven Steps to Turn Boys in Men“  Good Men Project

Two Poems, One Story Expat Press

Kiss Me Again, Again and AgainTerror House Magazine

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on Sunday July 3rd, 2022. 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. The land on which Sundress Publications operates is part of the traditional territory of the Tsalagi peoples (now Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians) and Tsoyaha peoples (Yuchi, Muscogee Creek).

PiP 138 featuring Lauren Parker

Poets in Pajamas brings you Lauren Parker at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on June 20th 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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Lauren Parker is a writer and visual artist in Oakland, California. She’s a graduate of Hiram College’s Creative Writing program and has written for the Toast, The Racket, Daily Xtra,  Oh Reader, and Autostraddle. She’s the winner of the Summer of Love essay contest in the Daily Californian, the Vachel Lindsay poetry prize, and is the author of the forthcoming collection, We are Now the Thing in the Woods, with Dancing Girl Press, and creator of the zines My Side of Our Story and Cottagekink: Naughty Pastoral Fantasies for City Slickers. She produces a monthly reading series called Cliterary Salon, and embarrasses her family on Twitter @laurenink.

A Recipe for Simple Syrup,” Fairytale Magazine

Proper Cutlery,” The Racket

Fixer Upper,” The Racket

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on Sunday June 5th, 2022. 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. The land on which Sundress Publications operates is part of the traditional territory of the Tsalagi peoples (now Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians) and Tsoyaha peoples (Yuchi, Muscogee Creek).

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PiP 137 Featuring Jude Marr

Poets in Pajamas brings you Jude Marr at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on June 5th 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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Jude Marr (they, them) is a Pushcart-nominated nonbinary poet. Jude’s full-length collection, We Know Each Other By Our Wounds, came out from Animal Heart Press in 2020 and they also have a chapbook, Breakfast for the Birds, published by Finishing Line Press in 2017. Their work has appeared in many journals in the US, the UK, and beyond. A native Scot, Jude recently returned to live in the UK after 10 years of teaching, writing, and learning in the US. The transatlantic connection remains strong, though. Jude is currently on the masthead at Animal Heart Press and they are delighted to be a Poet in Pajamas for Sundress Press in June 2022.

When You Find a Box of Torn Photographs in Your Parent’s Closet“  Moria

As We Art” The Shore

View from a Locked RoomLeavings

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on Sunday June 5th, 2022. 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. The land on which Sundress Publications operates is part of the traditional territory of the Tsalagi peoples (now Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians) and Tsoyaha peoples (Yuchi, Muscogee Creek).

PiP 136 Featuring Mary Rose Manspeaker

Poets in Pajamas brings you Mary Rose Manspeaker at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on May 22nd 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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Mary Rose Manspeaker was born and raised in West Virginia. They are a 2021 Brooklyn Poets Fellow, and their recent work appears in Poetry Northwest, TYPO, Gordon Square Review, and elsewhere.

The Poet Attempts to Explain Themselves,“  Josephine Quarterly

To Our Friends, the McCallisters” Drunk Monkeys

Conditional,” The Shore

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on Sunday May 8th, 2022. 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. The land on which Sundress Publications operates is part of the traditional territory of the Tsalagi peoples (now Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians) and Tsoyaha peoples (Yuchi, Muscogee Creek).

PiP 135 Featuring Nora Hikari

Poets in Pajamas brings you Nora Hikari at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on May 8th 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!

Nora Hikari (she/her) is a transgender poet and artist based in Philadelphia. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming at The Shade Journal, ANMLY, Palette Poetry, Gulf Coast, and others. Her chapbook, Girl 2.0, is a Robin Becker Series winner, and is forthcoming at Seven Kitchens Press. She can be found at her website norahikari.com and contacted at norahikariwrites@gmail.com.

Store Bought is Fine,“  Diode

Girl 2.0” Seven Kitchens Press

LOVE POEM TO LINE BREAKS,Gulf Coast

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on Sunday May 8th, 2022. 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. The land on which Sundress Publications operates is part of the traditional territory of the Tsalagi peoples (now Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians) and Tsoyaha peoples (Yuchi, Muscogee Creek).

PiP 134 Featuring Mordecai Martin

Poets in Pajamas brings you Mordecai Martin at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on April 17th 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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Mordecai Martin is an Ashkenazi Jewish writer and 5th generation New Yorker who has lived in Manhattan, Jerusalem and Mexico City. He currently bases himself out of Philadelphia, where he lives in a small, beautiful house with a small, beautiful cat and his tall and brilliant wife. He uses magical realist and autofiction frameworks to examine Jewish lives in all their sweetness, agony, and absurdity. He is a cofounder of the Jewish writing group Golus Kollectiv, and his work has been published in Gone Lawn, X-Ray Lit Mag, Peach Magazine, TIMBER Journal, Funicular, and Sortes, among other literary publications. He blogs, too infrequently, at MordecaiMartin.net and tweets, far too frequently, at @MordecaiPMartin.

The Immigrants,“  WordShed NYC

Trees,” X-Ray Lit

The Old ManGone Lawn

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on Sunday April 17th, 2022. 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. The land on which Sundress Publications operates is part of the traditional territory of the Tsalagi peoples (now Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians) and Tsoyaha peoples (Yuchi, Muscogee Creek).

PiP 133 Featuring Roseanna Alice Boswell

Poets in Pajamas brings you Roseanna Alice Boswell at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on April 3rd 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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Roseanna Alice Boswell is a queer poet from Upstate New York. Her work has appeared or will soon appear in: Driftwood Press, Jarfly Magazine, Capulet Magazine, and elsewhere. Roseanna holds an MFA from Bowling Green State University, and is currently a Ph.D. student in English – Creative Writing at Oklahoma State University. Her chapbook, Imitating Light, was chosen as the 2021 Iron Horse Literary Review Chapbook Competition winner. Roseanna’s first full-length collection, Hiding in a Thimble, was published with Haverthorn Press in 2021. 

Love Poem in Rural Oklahoma,“  Still: The Journal

Super Moon,” The Boiler

There is something erotic about dressing the plus-sized mannequin at work,” Anthropocene Poetry

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at 7 pm Eastern (4 pm Pacific) on Sunday April 3rd, 2022. 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. The land on which Sundress Publications operates is part of the traditional territory of the Tsalagi peoples (now Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians) and Tsoyaha peoples (Yuchi, Muscogee Creek).