Looking for a Sunday night treat? Poets in Pajamas, an online reading series presented by Sundress Publications will be hosting poet, Emily Jungmin Yoon, live on Sunday, August 5th at 7pm EST. Poets in Pajamas through their online reading series connects readers and writers around the world. Using Facebook Live, our audienceconnects with each other bi-monthly in the comfort of their own home, or frankly anywhere (as long as internet is involved). Author Sam Slaughter will be hosting this event.
Emily Jungmin Yoon is the author of A Cruelty Special to Our Species (EccoBooks, September 2018) and Ordinary Misfortunes (Tupelo Press, July 2017), winner of the Sunken Garden Chapbook Prize. Her poems and translations have appeared in The New Yorker, New York Times Magazine, Poetry, and elsewhere. She has received awards and fellowships from the Poetry Foundation, Ploughshares’ Emerging Writer’s Contest, AWP’s WC&C Scholarship Competition, The Home School in Miami, the Aspen Institute, New York University, the University of Chicago, Sarah Lawrence College, and Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund. She is the Poetry Editor for The Margins, the literary magazine of the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, and a PhD student in Korean literature at the University of Chicago.
Featured writers will read for 15 minutes with an additional 10-15 minutes for questions or comments. These readings will be available on Poets in Pajamas Facebook on Sunday at 7pm EST twice a month.