Archive for June, 2013

Minneapolis: LGBT Poets on the Midwestern Experience Queer Voices reading

June 25, 2013

Intermedia Arts invites you to celebrate LGBT Pride Month with us at the season finale of our Queer Voices Reading Series. Come join us for a night of poetry about the Midwestern experience. The poets will be reading from Kate Lynn Hibbard’s WHEN WE BECOME WEAVERS: QUEER FEMALE POETS ON THE MIDWESTERN EXPERIENCE and Raymond Luczak’s AMONG THE LEAVES: QUEER MALE POETS ON THE MIDWESTERN EXPERIENCE (both available from Squares & Rebels). Registration is required (scroll down to the bottom of the page at the link below.) The event will be ASL-interpreted.

http://www.hclib.org/pub/events/AllEventsAction.cfm?keyword=gay+pride

7-9pm Minneapolis Public Library, Central – 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota 

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@ Kundiman w/Li-Young Lee

June 25, 2013

@ Kundiman w/Li-Young Lee

Milwaukee PrideFest, Writing Race & Belonging with Kundiman in NYC,

June 8, 2013

Pride season is upon us & I’m excited to be performing a set of new work, including the multi-voiced Girl-not, at Milwaukee Pridefest Saturday, June 8, 7-7:45pm in the Milwaukee LGBT Center’s Community Stage.

I’ll be heading to NYC as a Kundiman Fellow Liaison at this year’s Kundiman retreat, where I’ll be live-tweeting with Margaret Rhee, but beforehand, I’ll be participating in a Writing On It All event on Saturday, June 15, 12-3pm at Governor’s Island with other Kundiman & virtual poets from other communities of color.

Kundiman is interested in a creative enactment of tolerance and belonging for immigrant and first generation Asian American poets. What we’d like to create is the sensation that acts of violence and racism figured through new media are absorbed through the more physicalized poems of home and belonging.

Collaborators: Sarah Gambito, Hossannah Asuncion, Cathy Che, Ching-In Chen, April Naoko Heck, Joseph O. Legaspi, R.A. Villanueva