The Virginia G. Piper
Center for Creative Writing

Home / Writers / Tommy Pico
Photograph of Tommy Pico

Tommy Pico

Distinguished Visiting Writer 2018

About Tommy Pico

Tommy “Teebs” Pico is a poet from the Viejas Indian reservation of the Kumeyaay nation, and currently lives in Brooklyn. He is author of the books IRL, Nature Poem, Junk, and myriad keen tweets, including “sittin on the cock of the gay.” He co-curates the reading series Poets With Attitude (PWA) with Morgan Parker, co-hosts the podcast Food 4 Thot, and is a contributing editor at Literary Hub. @heyteebs