1 hr 29 min

Episode 47: “What Makes You Queer?‪”‬ Queer Slam

    • Society & Culture

Today's episode was recorded live on March 31st, 2022 over Zoom. We begin with a touching open mic– then we get into our lovely headliners. First, is Brian Sonia-Wallace, he currently serves as the West Hollywood City Poet Laureate, and is a Laureate Fellow for the Academy of American Poets for LGBTQ+ poetry activism. He curates Pride Poets, which brings queer poets on typewriters to write for the public at Pride in June. Check out his book, The Poetry of Strangers: What I Learned Traveling America with a Typewriter, a memoir of his career as a poet-for-hire across the country. Rounding out the entire series is the incomparable Hank Henderson. He is a writer & performer whose work has been produced by the WeHo Pride Festival and Highways Performance space. He curated the LGBTQ+ reading series homo-centric for over 12 years. A 2018 Lambda Literary Fellow, he was most recently published in the anthology, Under the Belly Of the Beast.

Today's episode was recorded live on March 31st, 2022 over Zoom. We begin with a touching open mic– then we get into our lovely headliners. First, is Brian Sonia-Wallace, he currently serves as the West Hollywood City Poet Laureate, and is a Laureate Fellow for the Academy of American Poets for LGBTQ+ poetry activism. He curates Pride Poets, which brings queer poets on typewriters to write for the public at Pride in June. Check out his book, The Poetry of Strangers: What I Learned Traveling America with a Typewriter, a memoir of his career as a poet-for-hire across the country. Rounding out the entire series is the incomparable Hank Henderson. He is a writer & performer whose work has been produced by the WeHo Pride Festival and Highways Performance space. He curated the LGBTQ+ reading series homo-centric for over 12 years. A 2018 Lambda Literary Fellow, he was most recently published in the anthology, Under the Belly Of the Beast.

1 hr 29 min

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