R231. CANCELLED: New and Collected: A Trans/Nonbinary Reading

Status: Not Accepted

Room 214B, Henry B. González Convention Center, Meeting Room Level
Thursday, March 5, 2020
1:45 pm to 3:00 pm


Trans/nonbinary literature has been proliferating while subterranean, but  is now starting to thrive above ground! Join us for a reading that puts a sliver of the robustness and variety of very contemporary trans/nonbinary poetics on display, featuring writers with new collections published in the interval between AWP 2019 and 2020.

Outline & Supplemental Documents

Event Outline: AWP_Event_Outline.docx



Cameron Awkward-Rich is the author of two poetry collections: Sympathetic Little Monster and Dispatch. A Cave Canem fellow and poetry editor for Muzzle magazine, he teaches in Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies at UMass Amherst.

Samuel Ace, poet and sound artist, is the author of Our Weather Our Sea and Meet Me There. He is a recipient of an Astraea Lesbian Writer's Award and a two-time finalist for a Lambda Literary Award in poetry. He teaches writing at Mount Holyoke College.

Oliver Baez Bendorf is the author of Advantages of Being Evergreen and The Spectral Wilderness, with poems in APR, Bomb, and Poetry. A recipient of fellowships from CantoMundo, Lambda, Vermont Studio Center, and Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, he teaches poetry at Kalamazoo College.

Paige Lewis is the author of Space Struck. Their poems have appeared in Poetry, American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, The Georgia Review, Best New Poets, and elsewhere.

T Fleischmann is the author of Time Is the Thing a Body Moves Through, Syzygy, Beauty, and the pamphlet Gonorrhea, SESTA, Institutions. They are a nonfiction editor at DIAGRAM and a contributing editor at Essay Daily.


March 4–7, 2020
San Antonio, TX

Henry B. González Convention Center