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May 3: Revolutionary Spring Poetry Reading

This Friday, May 3rd! Starts at 7:30pm. Studio 151: 151 Avenue C, NYC (bet 9th + 10th Ave) Juliana Huxtable is an artist, writer, performer, musician, and co-founder of the New York-based nightlife project Shock Value. She is a member of the collective House of Ladosha. Huxtable has exhibited and performed at a number of venues including Reena Spaulings Fine Art, Project Native Informant, Artists Space, the New Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim, and the Musée D’Art Moderne. She is the author of Mucus in My Pineal Gland and co-authored Life: A Novel with Hannah Black. Her poetry and visual work were included in the 2015 Triennial at the New Museum and she is the recipient of the 2017 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation grant. Kay Gabriel is the author of Elegy Department Spring / Candy Sonnets 1 (BOAAT Press, 2017), the finalist for the 2016 BOAAT Chapbook Prize selected by Richard Siken. She’s a PhD candidate at Princeton University and a 2018-19 Emerge-Surface-Be Fellow at the Poetry Project. Rachel R. White is a journalist and essayist who has written extensively for venues such as Playboy, The New York Observer, Maxim, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Jezebel, Vice and others. Marie Buck is the author of three collections of poetry: Life & Style (Patrick Lovelace Editions, 2009), Portrait of Doom (Krupskaya, 2015), and Goodnight, Marie, May God Have Mercy on Your Soul (Roof, 2017). She also recently completed a dissertation, Weird Propaganda: Texts of the Black Power and Women’s Liberation Movements. She is managing editor of the journal Social Text, where she also curates the online poetry and fiction sections. Irene Villaseñor is a multidisciplinary artist whose writing appears (or is forthcoming) in Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color (Nightboat Books, May 2018), the Los Angeles Review of Books, VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, TAYO Literary Magazine, and The Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art, and Thought. She was interviewed for It's Not About Grit: Trauma, Inequity and the Power of Transformative Teaching by Steve Goodman (Teachers College Press, June 2018). Irene is a recipient of the Catalog for Giving’s Urban Hero Award and the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice’s Women We Love, Women We Honor Award. She is is a member of the NYC Indigenous Womxn's Collective.

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