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Saturday, October 24 • 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Women Who Submit: Sassing the System: Stories of Protest and Resistance

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 “When we are silent, we are still afraid, so it is better to speak remembering we were never meant to survive.” - Audre Lorde Today our readings are informed by the blistered feet of dead immigrants on the border, a death that preceded a government issued reparation check, the triggered assumptions of white readers’ encounters with black characters.in workshops, and recognizing that all of us are the human embodiment of a past not fully acknowledged.

Speakers
avatar for Laura Warrell

Laura Warrell

Laura Warrell's writing has been published in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Huffington Post, The Rumpus, The Writer, Salon, the Boston Globe, as well as Broadsheet in Madrid, Spain and other international publications. She was an assistant fiction editor at Upstreet Magazine... Read More →
avatar for traci kato-kiriyama

traci kato-kiriyama

traci kato-kiriyama (she+they) is an award-winning artist, cultural producer and community organizer; works in literary arts, theatre, site-oriented installation, multidisciplinary performance; presented in hundreds of venues throughout North America; featured by a wide swath of media... Read More →
avatar for Féi Hernandez

Féi Hernandez

féi hernandez (b.1993 Chihuahua, México) is an Inglewood-raised immigrant trans non-binary visual artist, writer, and healer. Their writing has been featured in POETRY, Frontier Poetry, PANK Magazine, BreakBeat Poets Volume 4: LatiNEXT amongst others. Author of Hood Criatura, published... Read More →
avatar for Cybele Garcia Kohel

Cybele Garcia Kohel

Cybele Garcia Kohel is a writer living and writing in California. Born in Puerto Rico, Ms. Kohel writes poetry and essays, in a loud voice from the margins



Saturday October 24, 2020 1:00pm - 1:30pm PDT
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