POETS IN PAJAMAS PRESENTS EPISODE 57: MALCOLM FRIEND
July 7, 2019 –
7 PM EST/4 PM PST, July 7, 2019—Take a break from the fireworks and summer heat to enjoy a relaxing evening with air conditioning and poetry, watching your favorite writers read your favorite poems for free, all from the comfort of your own home! (Pajamas not included.)
Poets in Pajamas (PiP) is a live, bi-weekly, online reading series presented by Sundress Publications. We feature talented, diverse writers (not limited to poetry) from around the world and connect them to readers. Hear your favorite poems and ask the writer questions, all from the comfort of your PJ’s.
Our next episode will air on Sunday, July 7, at 7pm EST, featuring Malcolm Friend. On behalf of Sundress Publications, Anna Black will host. Prepare your questions for the author and attend by coming to our Facebook page: facebook.com/poetsinpajamas
Malcolm Friend is a poet originally from the Rainier Beach neighborhood of Seattle, WA. He received his BA from Vanderbilt University and his MFA from the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of the chapbook mxd kd mixtape (Glass Poetry, 2017) and the full length collection Our Bruises Kept Singing Purple (Inlandia Books, 2018), selected by Cynthia Arrieu-King as the winner of the 2017 Hillary Gravendyk Prize. He currently serves as a Poetry Editor for FreezeRay Poetry.
Host and curator, Anna Black is a twice awarded Virginia G. Piper global teaching and research fellow who received her MFA at ASU. More about Black at @bylineblack and bylineblack.com.
The readings occur on PiP’s Facebook page every other Sunday at 7PM EST/4PMPST. The selected poet will read for about 15 minutes, and will then follow up with a 10-15 minute audience Q&A. The full schedule is available at the website below. A 501(c)3 non-profit literary press collective founded in 2000, Sundress Publications is an entirely volunteer-run press than publishes chapbooks and full-length collections in both print and digital formats, and hosts numerous literary journals, an online reading series, and the Best of the Net Anthology.