Video of Maureen Burdock @ Along Racial Lines Queer Cultural Center and Cartoon Art Museum present: Along Racial Lines: Maureen Burdock and Nancy Cato in conversation Moderated by: Jacqueline Francis and Pamela Peniston Tuesday, September 16, 2014 7pm Cartoon Art Museum 655 Mission (near 3rd), San Francisco Along Racial Lines is the second public event in […]

Greg Sarris received his Ph.D. in Modern Thought and Literature from Stanford University, where he was awarded the Walter Gore Award for excellence in teaching.  He has published several books, including Grand Avenue (1994), an award-winning collection of short stories, which he adapted for an HBO miniseries and co-executive produced with Robert Redford.  He is […]

June 10, 2014 Bead by Bead: Contemporary Native Writing Curated by: Indira Allegra/Jewelle Gomez/Kim Shuck African American Art and Culture Complex National Queer Arts Festival 2014 Bead by Bead: Contemporary Native Writing, is a literary salon featuring Two-Spirit authors making critical contributions to the fields of poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction. Join Jewelle Gomez, Kim […]

Bead by Bead: Contemporary Native Writing | Introduction and Prayer 2014 June 10, 2014 Bead by Bead: Contemporary Native Writing Indira Allegra/Jewelle Gomez/Kim Shuck African American Art and Culture Complex 7:30pm Part of the National Queer Arts Festival 2014 Bead by Bead: Contemporary Native Writing, is a literary salon featuring Two-Spirit authors making critical contributions […]

Jewelle Gomez (Cape Verdean/Ioway/Wampanoag) is the author of seven books including the double Lambda Literary Award-winning Black, Lesbian vampire novel, The Gilda Stories. Her adaptation of the novel was commissioned and performed by the Urban Bush Women Company in 13 US cities. Her most recent play about James Baldwin, Waiting for Giovanni, premiered in San […]

Kim Shuck is a poet, weaver, educator and was born in her mother’s hometown of San Francisco. Her ancestors were and are Tsalagi, Sauk and Fox and Polish, for the most part. She earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in weaving in 1998 from San Francisco State University. As a poet Kim has read […]

Nazbah Tom is Dine, born and raised on her ancestral homelands in Northeastern Arizona. She is published in Turtle Island to Abya Yala: A Love Anthology of Art and Poetry by Native American and Latina Women and in an online journal archive curated by Kim Shuck, Rabbit and Rose. Her first CD of poetry, Language […]

Indira Allegra is a poet and artist exploring intimacy, intertextuality, affect and endurance through performance, video works and handwoven textiles. Indira has contributed works to 25 for 25: An Anthology of Works by 25 Outstanding Contemporary LGTB Authors, Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art and Thought, Dear Sister: Letters From Survivors of […]

Jasmine Le Blanc is a proud transplant from Inglewood California. She is a student studying Community Mental Health. Besides working in community, she is a hype woman, drag performer, and dancer. She is loud and silly and loves making others laugh without trying. She believes in healing through performing. June 5 Brouhaha: QTPOC Activist-Comics Rise […]

Cassandra Falby is a West Indian American genderqueer femme who is happy to call the Bay Area home. He has done many types of performance and is now trying his hand at comedy. Thoughtful street art, musicals, and fantastic costuming are some of the things she fancies. June 5 Brouhaha:QTPOC Activist-Comics Rise Up Micia Mosely, […]