PiP Reading 39: Anthony Frame

Poets in Pajamas brings you Anthony Frame at 7pm EST (4pm Pacific) on September 30th with a 15 minute live reading to be immediately followed by a short Q&A. Reading to be held at the PiP Facebook Page, HERE.

The event on Facebook will remind you to attend in case you’re like us and tend to forget these things so please head over and click “going” to let us know to expect you.

Anthony Frame is an exterminator from Ohio. His most recent collection is Where Wind Meets Wing (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2018) and recent publications include The Shallow Ends, Drunk Monkeys, Up the Staircase Quarterly, and the anthology Not that Bad (HarperCollins, 2018). He is also EIC at Glass Poetry Press.

Anthony Frame on Twitter
Frame at Chicago Review of Books
Where Wind Meets Wing at Sibling Rivalry Press
Frame at Entropy Mag
“House Hunting, January 2009” at Adoit Journal

Join us at the Poets in Pajamas Facebook page at the appointed time, watch for the live video to start, and click join to watch the reading and interact with the poet. Anna Black will host.

This reading series is hosted courtesy of Sundress Publications.

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PiP Reading 38: Danielle Hanson on September 16

This week Poets in Pajamas brings you Danielle Hanson at 7pm EST (4pm Pacific) on September 16th with a 15 minute live reading to be immediately followed by a short Q&A. Reading to be held at the PiP Facebook Page, HERE.

Danielle Hanson is the author of Fraying Edge of Sky (Codhill Press Poetry Prize, 2018) and Ambushing Water (Brick Road Poetry Press, 2017).  Her work won the Vi Gale Award from Hubbub, was Finalist for 2018 Georgia Author of the Year Award and was nominated for several Pushcarts.  She is Poetry Editor for Doubleback Books and is on the staff of the Atlanta Review.

More about Danielle can be found at her website.
Ambushing Water at Brick Road Poetry Press
Fraying Edge of Sky at Codhill Press
Poem at Blackbird

PiP Reading 37: Ruth Awad on September 2nd

This week Poets in Pajamas brings you Ruth Awad at 7pm EST (4pm Pacific) on September 2nd with a 15 minute live reading to be immediately followed by a short Q&A. Reading to be held at the PiP Facebook Page, HERE.

Ruth Awad is a Lebanese-American poet and the author of Set to Music a Wildfire (Southern Indiana Review Press, 2017), winner of the 2016 Michael Waters Poetry Prize. She is the recipient of a 2016 Ohio Arts Council Individual ExcellenceAward, and her work has appeared in The New Republic, The Rumpus, The Missouri Review Poem of the Week, Sixth Finch, CALYX, BOAAT Journal, Diode, The Adroit Journal, Vinyl Poetry, Epiphany, Nashville Review, and elsewhere. Her work also appears in the anthologies Bettering American Poetry Volume 2 (Bettering Books, 2017), The Hundred Years’ War: Modern War Poems (Bloodaxe Books, 2014), New Poetry from the Midwest 2014 (New American Press, 2015), and Poets on Growth (Math Paper Press, 2015). She won the 2012 and 2013 Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Prize and the 2011 Copper Nickel Poetry Contest. She has an MFA in poetry from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and she lives in Columbus, Ohio.

More about Ruth can be found at her website.
Ruth Awad at Juxtaprose
Set to Music A Wildfire at SPD
A review of Set to Music a Wildfire

Reading 36: Joy Ladin on August 19th!

7 PM EST, August 19, 2018 — Looking for a Sunday night treat? Poets in Pajamas, an online reading series presented by Sundress Publications will air on Sunday, December 3, at 7pm EST, featuring Faisal Mohyuddin. Poets in Pajamas is a free online reading series that connects readers and writers around the world. Utilizing Facebook Live, PiP allows for people to participate in a bi-monthly reading series regardless of location (as long as they have internet). Anna Black will host.

joyladinJoy Ladin is the author of nine books of poetry, including Lambda Literary Award finalists Impersonation and Transmigration, and last year’s Fireworks in the Graveyard and The Future is Trying to Tell Us Something: New and Selected Poems. Her honors include an NEA writing fellowship and a Fulbright Scholarship.

 

Anna Black has served as IMG_7337the editor-in-chief of the magazine Hayden’s Ferry Review and is a twice awarded Virginia G. Piper global teaching and research fellow. She received her MFA at Arizona State University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the anthologies We Will be Shelter, editedby poet Andrea Gibson and In Sight, as well as the journals 45th Parallel, Bacopa Review, Wordgathering, SWWIM, The American Journal of Poetry, and New Mobility among others. She can be found at @bylineblack and annalysblack.com

The selected poet will read for 15 minutes, with an additional 10-15 minutes of questions from the audience. The readings will occur on PiP’s Facebook Sundays at 7PM EST, twice per month.

Call for Submission: Summer/Fall 2018

Hello all! It is that time again where we are seeking submissions for the next set of Poets in Pajamas readings! In addition to poetry, we are looking for high-quality flash non-fiction and fiction readers as well.  Please refer to the guidelines in our previous post for more information.

We will be accepting submissions from Tuesday April 17 through May 8.

 

Fall/Winter 2017 Call for Readers

Poets in Pajamas is currently looking for readers for our Fall and Winter 2017 readings. Specifically, we are looking to add more POC and queer/trans writers to our lineup. If you are interested, please take a look at our submission guidelines below.

Our current open reading dates are:

9/3/17
10/1/17
10/15/17
10/29/17
11/12/17
12/3/17
12/17/17

We look forward to hearing from you!

Submission Guidelines

If you are interested in being a part of Poets in Pajamas, please submit the following to Poetsinpajamas@gmail.com or use our contact form.

  • Name
  • Email
  • Twitter handle (if you have one)
  • 50-Word Bio
  • Up to 5 poems or 1,000 words of prose
  • Link to a video or audio performance (if you have one)

 

Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you!