F140. This is My Throat: Women Reclaiming Voice and Body in the Age of Silencing

Oregon Ballroom 201-202, Oregon Convention Center, Level 2
Friday, March 29, 2019
9:00 am to 10:15 am


Audre Lorde said, “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” Four remarkable feminist authors across three genres will read and discuss topics pertaining to restrained embodiments, from the physical bodies of women to the bodies of government and society that work to marginalize them. Hear some of the most dangerous and empowering voices in writing today. 


Amber Tamblyn is an author, actress, and director who has been nominated for an Emmy, Golden Globe, and Independent Sprite award. She is the author of three collections of poetry including the critically acclaimed Dark Sparkler and the novel Any Man. She writes for the New York Times.

Rachel McKibbens is the author of three full-length books of poetry: bludInto the Dark & Emptying Field, and Pink Elephant, as well as the chapbook Mammoth. She is a two-time New York Foundation for the Arts poetry fellow and founder of the Pink Door Writing Retreat.

Dominique Christina


March 27–30, 2019
Portland, OR

Oregon Convention Center