Tommy Pico

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Tommy “Teebs” Pico is author of the books IRL, Nature Poem, Junk, Feed, and myriad keen tweets including “sittin on the cock of the gay.” Originally from the Viejas Indian reservation of the Kumeyaay nation, he now splits his time between Los Angeles and Brooklyn. He co-curates the reading series Poets with Attitude, co-hosts the podcast Food 4 Thot and Scream, Queen! and is Catapult's poetry editor and a contributing editor at Literary Hub.


Cover Photo: Photograph of a wall with posters of the author's events, face masks, and plenty of plants, in a well-lit room with lots of natural light
Where Tommy Pico Writes

By necessity, my workspace must be extremely versatile (much more versatile than my boudoir life I might add)

Apr 05, 2021
Cover Photo: Illustration by Sirin Thada for Catapult
Poetry and a Truth

Everybody read. I felt it. Poetry and honesty. Poetry and a clarity of feeling. I needed something so badly to be true.

Jun 22, 2020