Kay Ulanday Barrett aka @brownroundboi, is a poet, performer, and educator, navigating life as a disabled pilipinx amerikan transgender queer in the U.S. K. has featured globally: The Lincoln Center, Princeton University, UC Berkeley, Queens Museum, The Chicago Historical Society, NY Poetry Festival, The Dodge Poetry Foundation, The Guild Complex, The Hemispheric Institute, Musee Pour Rire, National Queer Arts Festival, & The White House to name a few. They are a 3x Pushcart Prize nominee and has received fellowships from Lambda Literary Review, VONA/Voices, The Home School, and Drunken Boat. The have featured, been on boards, and panels for FIERCE!, The Sylvia Rivera Law Project, The Transgender Law Center, Leeway Foundation, The Trans Justice Funding Project, & more! Their contributions are found in Asian American Literary Review, PBS News Hour, NYLON, The Margins, RaceForward, Foglifter, The Deaf Poets Society, Poor Magazine, Fusion.net, Trans Bodies/Trans Selves, Winter Tangerine, Apogee, Entropy, Make/Shift, Colorlines, Black Girl Dangerous, Everyday Feminism, Buzzfeed, The Huffington Post, The Advocate, & Bitch Magazine. Recent publications include contributions in the anthologies, Subject To Change (Sibling Rivalry Press), Outside the XY: Queer Black & Brown Masculinity (Magnus Books), The Papercuts Anthology (Cutlass Press), and Writing the Walls Down: A Convergence of LGBTQ Voices (Trans-genre Press). They currently co-curate at The Asian American Writers Workshop, Guest Faculty for The Poetry Foundation & Crescendo Literary, are a Guest Editor at Nat.Brut, and the 2018 Lambda Literary Review Retreat, Writer-In-Residence in Poetry. When The Chant Comes (Topside Press, 2016) is their first collection of poetry. kaybarrett.net
- GET HAUNTED: Ghosts, Queerness (In)Visibility, and a Poetics of Possession: Six Writers read, perform, discuss, and/or raise ghosts.
October 3, 2018 7:00 pm—9:00 pm
- Celebrating the Asian American LGBTQ+ Experience
October 4, 2018 6:00 pm—9:00 pm
- It’s Very That: The Ever-Evolving Queer Label
September 29, 2018 3:45 pm—5:00 pm