S155. Subverting the Stereotypes: Performances by Warrior Writers and Combat Hippies
Saturday, March 10, 2018
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Lovella Calica is a writer and photographer. She is the founding director of Warrior Writers, a creative community for veterans articulating their experiences, and has worked with veterans for ten years. An editor of four anthologies of veterans’ writing, she has self-published two chapbooks of poetry.
Nicole Goodwin is the 2017 EMERGENYC Hemispheric Institute Fellow as well as the 2013–2014 Queer Art Mentorship Queer Art Literary Fellow, and the winner of The Fresh Fruit Festival’s 2013 Award for Performance Poetry. She is also the author of Warcries.
Hipolito Arriaga is a cofounder and community outreach director for the Combat Hippies: a collective of US military veterans who use creative expression as a way to promote post-traumatic growth. The Combat Hippies are winners of the 2016 Knight Arts Challenge.