Lecture & Master Class Series
Terrance Hayes inaugurated this popular series in 2014 with “Turning into Dwelling: the Space between the Poet and the Poem,” a lecture on poetic community, poetic advocacy and poetic isolation. Since, audiences have continued to engage with provocative ideas and topics as diverse and insightful as the presenting poets, writers and scholars, themselves.
Queer Vision: Writing and Reading Queer with Anastacia-Renee
Please note that this event has been canceled. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
A workshop with Anastacia-Renee
April 23, 2020
6:30 – 8:30 pm, Cave Canem
In this workshop with multi-genre writer, educator and interdisciplinary artist, Anastacia-Renee, participants will close-read work written by contemporary and queer writers and create multiple pieces, which will mirror the writers in terms of format and topic, while simultaneously creating and queering their own poems. We will close with a workshop and discussion regarding queer appropriation as well as the difference between writing queer characters and writing from a queer perspective.
The cost to attend this lecture is $10. To register, please visit Cave Canem’s Eventbrite Box Office. Space is limited.
This workshop encourages those who identify as LGBTQ+ to attend and is intended to benefit populations that are traditionally underserved, such as people of color, veterans, those who were formerly incarcerated and people with disabilities. If cost is a barrier to attendance please contact firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible, as space is limited.
Anastacia-Renee is a writer, TEDx Speaker, Deep End Podcast co-host and interdisciplinary artist. The recipient of the 2018, James W. Ray Distinguished Artist Award for Washington Artist (Literary), Seattle Civic Poet (2017-2019), and Poet-in-Residence at Hugo House (2015-2017), she has received fellowships and residencies from Cave Canem, Hedgebrook, VONA, Artist Trust, Jack Straw, Ragdale, Mineral School, Hypatia in the Woods and The New Orleans Writers Residency. Anastacia-Renee’s work has been published in Foglifter, Cascadia Magazine, Pinwheel, The Fight and the Fiddle, Glow, The A-Line, Ms. Magazine and a host of others.
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