The Pigeon Pages NYC reading series nests monthly in Brooklyn, NYC.
We showcase a dynamic and diverse group of writers for a literary evening each month, and are proud to be a platform for emerging writers while also celebrating the successes of local authors.
Our readings are always free & open to the public, hosted by Alisson Wood.

Fly by & say hi at our next reading,
Monday, March 25th 7pm
at McNally Jackson Books in Williamsburg

featuring Laura Sims,
Tania Pabon Acosta, Pallavi Wakharkar, & Spencer Williams

McNally Jackson in Williamsburg is located at 76 North 4th St, Brooklyn, NYC, right off the Bedford Ave. L stop.

 
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ABOUT YOUR READERS

Laura Sims is the author of Looker, a debut novel. She has published four books of poetry, most recently Staying Alive, and is the editor of Fare Forward: Letters from David Markson. She lives outside of New York City with her family.

Originally from San Juan, Tania Pabón Acosta holds an M.A. in English Literature from the University of Puerto Rico, and an M.F.A. from Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has appeared in Breadcrumbs Mag, The Acentos Review and Pigeon Pages, among others; is forthcoming in Cosmonauts Avenue, Great River Review, Entropy and The Los Angeles Review; and was chosen for AmpLit Fest’s Emerging Writer Showcase 2018.

Pallavi Wakharkar was born and raised in Phoenix, AZ. She currently lives, works, and writes in Brooklyn, NY. Find her on Twitter at @p4llavi.

Spencer Williams is an MFA candidate in poetry at Rutgers University-Newark. She is the author of the chapbook Alien Pink (The Atlas Review Chapbook Series, 2017) and her work has been featured in or is forthcoming from [PANK], Powder Keg, Bat City Review, and ANMLY. Her film work has screened at the Milwaukee LGBT Film Festival and at Fotofocus Biennial.You can find her tweeting mostly nonsense @burritotheif.

Books will be available for purchase and authors will be available to sign books following the reading. Learn more about McNally Jackson Books on their website, here: www.mcnallyjackson.com.

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Chloe Caldwell    reading at PowerHouse Arena on August 27th, 2017, photographed by     Lindsay Comstock.

Chloe Caldwell reading at PowerHouse Arena on August 27th, 2017, photographed by Lindsay Comstock.

Our September 2017 readers:  Jodi M. Savage, Nick Flynn, Alisson Wood, Paul Lisicky, & Hannah Beresford.

Our September 2017 readers: Jodi M. Savage, Nick Flynn, Alisson Wood, Paul Lisicky, & Hannah Beresford.

From L to R,    Lisa Marie Basile, Diannelly Antigua, Alisson Wood, Adam Dalva, & Darin Strauss.    April 30th, 2017.

From L to R, Lisa Marie Basile, Diannelly Antigua, Alisson Wood, Adam Dalva, & Darin Strauss. April 30th, 2017.

From L to R::    Lindsay Comstock, Alisson Wood, Jennifer Baker, Chloe Caldwell, Katie Heaney, & Molly Tolsky   , at PowerHouse Arena on May 21st, 2017.

From L to R:: Lindsay Comstock, Alisson Wood, Jennifer Baker, Chloe Caldwell, Katie Heaney, & Molly Tolsky, at PowerHouse Arena on May 21st, 2017.

Tobias Carroll    at PowerHouse Arena, on May 21st, 2017. Photographed by    Jamal Carryl   .

Tobias Carroll at PowerHouse Arena, on May 21st, 2017. Photographed by Jamal Carryl.

From L to R:    Alisson Wood, Lynn Steger Strong, & Michele Filgate   , Celebrating Lynn's novel Hold Still at BookCourt, Sept. 25th, 2016

From L to R: Alisson Wood, Lynn Steger Strong, & Michele Filgate, Celebrating Lynn's novel Hold Still at BookCourt, Sept. 25th, 2016

 

 

The Pigeon Pages reading series was founded by Alisson Wood in 2016 at BookCourt bookstore in Cobble Hill (RIP). In 2017, the series found a new home at PowerHouse Arena bookstore in Dumbo. We talked at length about our love of pigeons over at English Kills Review. 

 

From L to R:    Francisco Marquez, Leigh Stein, Alisson Wood, Swati Khurana, Sasha Smith, & Ashley Lopez.    At BookCourt, August 28th, 2016

From L to R: Francisco Marquez, Leigh Stein, Alisson Wood, Swati Khurana, Sasha Smith, & Ashley Lopez. At BookCourt, August 28th, 2016

The 1st Annual Best of NYC Lit Mags celebration, featuring    Slice, No Tokens, Fence, A Public Space, & Joyland.

The 1st Annual Best of NYC Lit Mags celebration, featuring Slice, No Tokens, Fence, A Public Space, & Joyland.

 

 

Interested in reading with us? Email us at pigeonpagesnyc [at] gmail.com.