Pigeon Pages February Reading (WILLIAMSBURG)

Join Pigeon Pages for their February reading, featuring Alex Dimitrov, Joanna Bettelheim, Nicole Im, and John-Francis Quiñonez, hosted by Alisson Wood.

You can always find them in their online nest at www.pigeonpagesnyc.com or on social media @pigeonpagesnyc.




Alex Dimitrov is the author of Love and Other Poems, which will be published by Copper Canyon Press in February of 2021, as well as the poetry collections Together and by Ourselves and Begging for It. With Dorothea Lasky he is the co-author of Astro Poets: Your Guides to the Zodiac. His poetry has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Paris Review, and Poetry. He lives in New York. 


Joanna Bettelheim lives in New York City with her cat/editor Moonpie. She received her MFA in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has appeared in Under the Gum Tree, Exposition Review's Flash 405 Breadcrumbs Magazine, and no. 2 magazine and is forthcoming in Mom Egg Review. She can be found on Twitter and Instagram @thewelllostmind.


Nicole Im grew up in Modesto, California— a small town in the heart of the Central Valley. Her writing explores the topics of mental health, religion, and kink, and has been published in Freeman’s, Literary Hub, The Huffington Post, Hinterland Magazine, and Pigeon Pages, and is forthcoming in The Westchester Review and Harpur Palate. She holds an MFA in creative writing from The New School and is working on a memoir. 


John-Francis Quiñonez is a Desert Flower & Current Resident of Providence, Educator, Provider of Accessible Aide as Your Queer Mawm, and Poet.///// Truly just a Queer, Latinx Wild Thing on the Hunt for Candy almost Always.//// Has a handful of Poems in Maps for Teeth, Yellow Chair Review, Voicemail Poems, Counterclock, and Pigeon Pages/// Is trying their best not to talk too much about Rock and Roll or Fruit Bats, but Promises Nothing. 





Alisson Wood’s writing has been published in places including The New York Times, Catapult, and Epiphany. A graduate of NYU, she is a Professor of Creative Writing for undergraduates at her alma mater and teaches Creative Nonfiction at Sackett Street. She is the founder & editor of Pigeon Pages. You can find her online at alissonwood.com or on Twitter at @literaryTSwift. Her memoir, Being Lolita, is forthcoming from Flatiron Books (Macmillan) on August 4th, 2020.




Pigeon Pages is a literary space where emerging and established writers from all backgrounds are encouraged to nest together. We seek to champion voices that are not always allowed to sing loudly. The reading series acts as a physical space to host our diverse writers, and the online literary journal is a supportive platform accessible anywhere and to all. Pigeon Pages NYC showcases established and emerging voices in literature side by side.

Event date: 

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 7:00pm

Event address: 

76 N 4th St
Brooklyn, NY 11249
Astro Poets: Your Guides to the Zodiac Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250313300
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Available to ship to your home
Published: Flatiron Books - October 29th, 2019

Together and by Ourselves Cover Image
ISBN: 9781556595103
Availability: On Our Shelves Now - Available to ship to your home
Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 4th, 2017