In our monthly reading series, "Today You Are Perfect," we bring poets and artists and listeners together to share their words. After the reading, everyone has the option to participate in a small question and answer session.
The Lineup: Sandra Yannone, Shannon Pulusan, Sally Rose Kindred
Date & Time: Tuesday, June 29, 7:00-8:00 pm CT
Platform: Live Zoom reading. After registering through the green "Register Now" button below, the Zoom link will be emailed to you.
Donation: Support the poets.
Sandra Yannone’s debut collection, Boats for Women, is available through Salmon Poetry at https://www.salmonpoetry.com/
Shannon Pulusan's work has been featured or is forthcoming in The Banyan Review, Bridge Eight, Entropy, Talon Review, and more. You can support her creative work by donating through Venmo @Shannon-Pulusan.
Sally Rose Kindred's third collection, Where the Wolf, is just out from Diode Editions. You can purchase it here: https://www.diodeeditions.com/
Sandra Yannone’s poems and book reviews have appeared in numerous print and online journals including Ploughshares, Poetry Ireland Review, Prairie Schooner, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Sweet, SWWIM Every Day, Live Encounters, Impossible Archetype, and Lambda Literary Review. Her poem “Requiem for Orlando” appeared in Pulsamos: LGBTQ Poets Respond to the Pulse Nightclub Shooting, a special online edition of Glass: A Journal of Poetry in August, 2016. Salmon Poetry published her debut collection Boats for Women in 2019 and will publish The Glass Studio in 2022. She currently hosts Cultivating Voices LIVE Poetry on Facebook via Zoom on Sundays. Visit her at www.sandrayannone.com.
Shannon Pulusan is a writer and illustrator based in Jersey City. 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. She is a proud Fil-Am creative who calls NJ, FL, and Namyangju, South Korea home. Her work has been featured or is forthcoming in The Banyan Review, Bridge Eight, Entropy, Talon Review, and more. She is currently a poetry candidate at Rutgers Newark's MFA program.
Sally Rosen Kindred’s third collection is Where the Wolf, winner of the 2020 Diode Book Award, just out from Diode Editions. She is also author of Book of Asters and No Eden, and the chapbook Says the Forest to the Girl, from Porkbelly Press. She has received awards from the Maryland State Arts Council, and her poems have appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Shenandoah, Cave Wall, and Kenyon Review Online. An online writing teacher for Johns Hopkins CTY, she’ll be teaching this fall through The Poetry Barn.
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