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.

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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!