Birds Llc Reading At Brooklyn Library

Join Birds, LLC Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 PM for the annual Brooklyn Independents reading at the Brooklyn Public Library. Featured poets for this reading are Tommy Pico (IRL); Monica McClure (Tender Data); Ana Božičevic (Rise in the Fall); and Niina Pollari (Dead Horse).


Tommy “Teebs” Pico is the author IRL (Birds LLC, 2016) and the zine series Hey, Teebs. He was a Queer/Art/Mentors inaugural fellow, 2013 Lambda Literary fellow in poetry, and has poems in BOMB, Guernica, and the Offing. Originally from the Viejas Indian reservation of the Kumeyaay nation, he now lives in Brooklyn and with Morgan Parker co-curates the reading series Poets With Attitude (PWA). @heyteebs


Ana Božičević was born in Croatia and then she came to NYC. She's the author of Stars of the Night Commute and from Birds, LLC, Rise in the Fall, winner of the Lambda Literary Award. Her new book, Joy of Missing Out, is coming out from Birds, LLC later this year. She works and teaches poetry at BHQFU. She also sings.


Niina Pollari is a writer, Finnish translator, and erstwhile Floridian. Her first book DEAD HORSE came out from Birds, LLC in 2015.


Monica McClure is a writer and performer based in New York. She is the author of Tender Data (Birds LLC, 2015) and chapbooks Mala (Poor Claudia, 2014) and Mood Swing (Snacks Press, 2013).