"If Shakespeare and Cole Porter had a love child it would be Pisarra." - The Washington Blade
A grantee of LMCC (2023), Curious Elixirs: Curious Creators (2021) and Cafe Royal Cultural Foundation (2019), Drew Pisarra was also a participating poet at The Whitney Biennial 2022: Quiet As It's Kept as part of a two-day event hosted by A Gathering of the Tribes and has been published in a wide array of publications from the Food & Wine website to Analog sci-fi magazine. His newest poetry collection Periodic Boyfriends is slated for release in Summer 2023.
His first book of poetry Infinity Standing Up came out in early 2019 c/o Capturing Fire Press and was favorably reviewed in The Washington Post, The Washington Blade, Gertrude, and other publications; his short story collection You’re Pretty Gay (2021) and excerpted in Ms. magazine. Additionally, he wrote the radio play The Strange Case of Nick M. (2021) which was commissioned by Imago Theatre and broadcast on K-BOO FM then co-authored Voiceover (2022), a dance-theater piece with Jerry Mouawad, also for Imago Theatre.