S238. Coloring Outside the Gender Binary: How Transgender Poets are Redefining What It Means to Be Human, Sponsored by AWP
Saturday, March 30, 2019
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
Trace Peterson is a trans woman poet critic and author of the poetry collection Since I Moved In, she is also Founding Editor/Publisher of EOAGH Books which has won 2 Lambda Literary Awards, and Co-editor of the anthology Troubling the Line, which was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award in 2014.
Joy Ladin, Gottesman Professor of English at Yeshiva University, is the author of nine books of poetry, including Lambda Literary Award finalists Transmigration and Impersonation, and memoir, National Jewish Book Award finalist Through the Door of Life, She is a 2016 NEA fellowship recipient.
Cameron Awkward-Rich is the author of Sympathetic Little Monster and the chapbook Transit. A Cave Canem fellow and poetry editor for Muzzle Magazine, he teaches in Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies at UMass Amherst.
Ching-In Chen is author of The Heart's Traffic and recombinant, and co-editor of The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence within Activist Communities. They are part of Kundiman, Lambda, Watering Hole, Callaloo, Macondo and VONA communities and poetry editor of the Texas Review.
Max Wolf Valerio is author of the Lambda Finalist, The Testosterone Files; the performance, Exile: Vision Quest at the Edge of Identity; the poetry book, The Criminal:The Invisibility of Parallel Forces; and work in Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics.