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James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center of San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin St, San Francisco, California 94102
Join the James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center and Radar Productions for another riveting public performance from the SHOW US YOUR SPINES QTIPoC Writer's Residency!
SHOW US YOUR SPINES is a month-long writer residency + reading in collaboration with the SF Public Library’s Hormel Center. For a month QTIPOC writers work with Hormel Center LGBTQIA archives around a specific queer theme, writing/producing a piece that will then be read/presented the following month at the Hormel Center.
October 11th, 2018
James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center (3rd floor — SF Main Library)
100 Larkin Street
Carolyn «C-Dubb» Wysinger
Celeste Chan is a writer/filmmaker/organizer, schooled by DIY and immigrant parents from Malaysia and the Bronx, NY. She began writing as a queer youth, and picked up her first camera while a student in International Feminism at the Evergreen State College. Since then, she's published work in several journals — Ada, AWAY, Citron Review, cream city review, The Rumpus — and her films have screened in festivals locally and internationally. She is obsessed with history and hauntings. Find out more: celestechan.com
Carolyn writer/educator/Activist/podcast host. She received her BA in English from Cal State Long Beach and her MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University. Her work has appeared on sites such Autostraddle, Everyday Feminism, Black Girl Dangerous and Elixher. Her fiction has appeared in legendary lesbian literary magazine Sinister Wisdom as well as anthologies Near Kin, Louisiana in Words and the upcoming Black Trans Is Love. Her first book, Knockturnal Emissions was released in 2013.
Javier Stell-Fresquez is a femme Two-Spirit performance provocateur originally from El Paso (Tigua & Piaru Native American, [email protected]
). Her life-long performance experience, combined with critical Indigenous & Environmental studies have brought him to engage movement as transformative, decolonial ritual. He also has a wide range of administrative skills. Javier works for Native American and Indigenous communities of the Bay, with the Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits Powwow, and with The Cultural Conservancy.
Dena Rod is a writer, editor, and poet based in the Bay Area. A graduate of San Francisco State University, they have a Master’s Degree in English Literature. They are currently the managing editor at Argot Literary Magazine. Through creative nonfiction essays and poetry, Dena works to illuminate their diasporic experiences of Iranian American heritage and queer identity, combatting negative stereotypes of their intersecting identities in the mainstream media.
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