R141. Writing Resistance: LGBTQ Writing as a Platform for Change
Thursday, March 8, 2018
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Tiff Ferentini is the current marketing manager for Monkey Business International and the President of AWP's LGBTQ Writers Caucus. Their work has appeared in The Gambler; Off the Rocks, the LGBTQ Anthology of Newtown Writers Press; and Songs of My Selfie: An Anthology of Millennial Writing.
Julia Leslie Guarch's poems appear in The Marquis, Rain Party & Disaster Society, The Vending Machine, Sunset Liminal, Pulse/Pulso Anthology, Impossible Archetype, and Triadæ magazine. She was a finalist for the Iceland Writers Retreat Alumni Award and cowinner of the MacKnight Black Poetry Award.
Seth Fischer's work has appeared in Guernica, Joyland, Best Sex Writing, and elsewhere and was notable in The Best American Essays. A developmental editor for small presses, he was Sunday editor at The Rumpus. He also teaches at Antioch University, Writing Workshops LA, and UCLA Extension.
Everett Maroon is a memoirist, humorist, and fiction writer. He is a member of the Pacific Northwest Writer’s Association and was a finalist in their 2010 literary contest for memoir. Everett is the author of a memoir, Bumbling into Body Hair, and a YA novel, The Unintentional Time Traveler.