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Monday, October 12 • 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Foglifter Press: Eyeing the Margins

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This event is now available to watch on our YouTube page, along with the rest of our 2020 festival programming.

Co-presented by Dog Eared Castro

Join San Francisco's Foglifter Press as they celebrate their new issue with rapid-fire readings from contributors. Foglifter is a LGBTQ+ journal and press, publishing powerful, intersectional writing that queers our perspectives; writing that explores the sometimes abject, sometimes shameful, but always honest and revelatory experience; writing that calls into question the things we believe to be true, the things we believe to be known, and turns them on their head for—at least—a moment of consideration.

Featuring short readings from:
Ching-In Chen
Piper J. Daniels
Chekwube Danladi
Cyrée Jarelle Johnson
J.S. Kuiken
t. tran le
Wryly T. McCutchen
heidi andrea restrepo rhodes
Zak Salih
Mimi Tempestt

FREE, $5-10 suggested donation

Registration is required for Zoom access. Spots are limited.
Event will also be livecasted on Facebook Live.

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Speakers
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Ching-In Chen

Ching-In Chen is the author of The Heart's Traffic (Arktoi/Red Hen Press, 2009) and recombinant (Kelsey Street Press, 2017). Born of Chinese immigrants, they are a Kundiman, Lambda, Callaloo and Watering Hole Fellow and a member of the Macondo and Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundations... Read More →
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Piper J. Daniels

Piper J. Daniels is the award-winning author of Ladies Lazarus (Tarpaulin Sky Press, 2018). A Michigan native and queer intersectional feminist, Daniels holds a BA from Columbia College Chicago and an MFA from University of Washington and serves as a passionate advocate on issues of mental health, sexual assault, and body positivity. Her work... Read More →
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Chekwube Danladi

Chekwube Danladi is the author of Semiotics, selected by Evie Shockley as the winner of the 2019 Cave Canem Poetry Prize (University of Georgia Press, September 2020). She has received support from Callaloo, Kimbilio, Hedgebrook, Jack Jones Literary Arts, the Lambda Literary Foundation... Read More →
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Cyree Jarelle Johnson

Cyree Jarelle Johnson is a writer, poet, and librarian living in New York City. He’s had words in The New York Times, Boston Review, and Vice. Cyree Jarelle has received fellowships and grants from Culture/Strike, Astraea Foundation, Rewire.News/Disabled Writers, and the Davis-Putter... Read More →
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J. S. Kuiken

J. S. Kuiken earned his MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia, and was a 2013 Lambda Literary Fellow. In 2020, he was a winner of Project Outbreak’s audio play competition. He also teaches fiction at The Cottonwood Center for the Arts. He writes about queer lives... Read More →
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t. tran le

t. tran le is a poet from Texas. Their work has been featured in the Breakwater Review, 8 Poems and Kweli. They run events at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop in Manhattan, and live in Brooklyn with their partner and three cats.
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Wryly T. McCutchen

Wryly Tender is a poet and an accidental memoirist. They're a tour de force of awkwardness mixed with all the charm of your very first crush. They hold an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University Los Angeles. Prior to their poetry manuscript My Ugly and Other Love Snarls being... Read More →
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heidi andrea restrepo rhodes

heidi andrea restrepo rhodes is a queer, second-generation Colombian immigrant, poet, artist, scholar, and activist. Her creative work has been published, exhibited, and performed in As/Us, Pank, Raspa, Word Riot, Feminist Studies, Huizache, the National Queer Arts Festival, The Sick... Read More →
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Zak Salih

Zak Salih lives in Washington, D.C. His writing has appeared in The Chattahoochee Review, The Rumpus, The Millions, Apogee Journal,  Los Angeles Review of Books, and other publications. His forthcoming novel is Let's Get Back to the Party.... Read More →
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Mimi Tempestt

Mimi Tempestt is a California Queen. Born and raised in Los Angeles, she began her quest into music and artistry in the underground Hip-Hop and Queer scene of Downtown LA, beginning in 2013. Since then, she has graced many respected stages, shot visuals overseas, and is featured in... Read More →



Monday October 12, 2020 7:00pm - 8:15pm PDT
Virtual!