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Julia Kaye in Conversation With Shena Wolf

My Life in Transition (Andrews McMeel) is the follow-up to the critically acclaimed autobiographical comics collection, Super Late Bloomer, documenting transgender artist Julia Kaye’s life post-transition. My Life in Transition is a story that’s not often told about trans lives: what happens beyond the early days of transition. Both deeply personal and widely relatable, this collection illustrates six months of Julia’s life as an out trans woman — about the beauty and pain of love and heartbreak, struggling to find support from bio family and the importance of chosen family, moments of dysphoria and misgendering, learning to lean on friends in times of need, and finding peace in the fact that life keeps moving forward. After the nerve-wracking, anxiety-ridden early transition period has ended and…

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Application Deadline: Flash in the Pan

FLASH! In The Pan is a series of 10-day long creative writing workshops with prompts, lessons, & guest talks from Rachel Mckibbens, Casey Rocheteau, & Siaara Freeman. This series of workshops is for Queer/Trans* Black, Indigenous Writers / of Color. Each session has 20 seats max. The workshop will utilize, Google Groups, Google Meet, Drive, & Youtube Live. Facilitated by jayy dodd. Tuition for each workshop is $100, scholarships available. Apply here Flash Sessions: Flash Session 1 w/ Rachel McKibbens (Feb. 19th – 28th) Flash Session 2 w/ Casey Rocheteau (March 12th – 21st) Flash Session 3 w/ Siaara Freeman (April 2nd – 11th)

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Borders and Beginnings: Creation and Revision

This class will focus on what makes a beginning a kind of border, and how a border can build an urgent and intimate relationship with the reader. Our generative workshop will engage with writing and writing exercises built by queer and trans writers of color. We will consider what makes our examples of great and special beginnings memorable, necessary, and unique, and then critically workshop your own first words, sentences, and paragraphs to carve out new beginnings. Eventually, this work will lead us to cross borders of style, genre, and place. You will leave this class with: New prompts, ideas, and readings Feedback on your writing (whether new or brought) Goals for your beginnings Access Program We want our writing classes to be accessible to…

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Submission Deadline: Documenting During Deconstruction: Application Deadline Extended

Dovesong Labs & The Independent Publishing Resource Center present a creative writing workshop for queer writers surviving during this time. Taught by jayy dodd Applications are open from Oct. 1st through 20th, and can be found here. [A digital creative writing workshop for queer and trans writers. From Nov 1st – 20th.]

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Belly of the World: a Creative Writing & Critical Discussion Workshop

IPRC Creative Workshops for Fall 2020 will be held online via zoom, PST. Belly of the World is a writing and discussion-based journaling workshop that deals in writing a biomythography of queer and trans living in both relation and entangled non-relation to the external world. We will hold group workshops on what it means for queer and trans bodies to be “in the world, and not of it” through our crafting of personal poems and reimagining of our own narratives and scripts. This workshop is designed for black, brown and indigenous women, femmes and trans folks. Instructor: loose cornrows Sundays 6-8pm PST: Sept. 20th & 27th, Oct. 4th & 11th Class capacity: 15 Class meetings: 4 Cost: $50 *2 spots available at sliding scale, BIPOC…

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Belly of the World: a Creative Writing & Critical Discussion Workshop

IPRC Creative Workshops for Fall 2020 will be held online via zoom, PST. Belly of the World is a writing and discussion-based journaling workshop that deals in writing a biomythography of queer and trans living in both relation and entangled non-relation to the external world. We will hold group workshops on what it means for queer and trans bodies to be “in the world, and not of it” through our crafting of personal poems and reimagining of our own narratives and scripts. This workshop is designed for black, brown and indigenous women, femmes and trans folks. Instructor: loose cornrows Sundays 6-8pm PST: Sept. 20th & 27th, Oct. 4th & 11th Class capacity: 15 Class meetings: 4 Cost: $50 *3 spots available at sliding scale, BIPOC…

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Belly of the World: a Creative Writing & Critical Discussion Workshop

IPRC Creative Workshops for Fall 2020 will be held online via zoom, PST. Belly of the World is a writing and discussion-based journaling workshop that deals in writing a biomythography of queer and trans living in both relation and entangled non-relation to the external world. We will hold group workshops on what it means for queer and trans bodies to be “in the world, and not of it” through our crafting of personal poems and reimagining of our own narratives and scripts. This workshop is designed for black, brown and indigenous women, femmes and trans folks. Instructor: loose cornrows Sundays 6-8pm PST: Sept. 20th & 27th, Oct. 4th & 11th Class capacity: 15 Class meetings: 4 Cost: $50 *3 spots available at sliding scale, BIPOC…

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PDX Queer and Trans Open Mic

PDX Queer and Trans Open Mic!! Bring your poetry, fiction, memoirs, and acoustic music! Before the open mic, there’ll be a space to work on projects and to get feedback from fellow queer and trans folks! Priority will be given to BIPOC creators. —————————— Accessibility Details: Venue space and restrooms are wheelchair accessible. Try to come scent and fragrance free (smoke/vape your cigs and weed at least 30 mins before). If you want to get involved organizing the open mic or be a featured monthly reader please feel free to reach out!

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Tender Table Presents: Tampopo

Tender Table is turning 3! To celebrate we are holding a special birthday fundraiser- a screening of Tampopo at the Clinton Street Theater! All ticket sales will go directly towards our 2020 programming. “Tampopo is the tale of an enigmatic band of ramen ronin who guide the widow of a noodle shop owner on her quest for the perfect recipe. Tampopo serves up a savory broth of culinary adventure seasoned with offbeat comedy sketches and the erotic exploits of a gastronome gangster. Sweet, sexy, surreal, and mouthwatering, Tampopo remains one of the most delectable examples of food on film.” (Rotten Tomatoes) ***If you are Black, Indigenous, or a person of color and would like a discounted ticket, use promo code “BIPOC” to receive $5 off***…

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PDX Queer and Trans Open Mic

PDX Queer and Trans Open Mic!! Bring your poetry, fiction, memoirs, and acoustic music! Before the open mic, there’ll be a space to work on projects and to get feedback from fellow queer and trans folks! Priority will be given to BIPOC creators. Accessibility Details: Venue space and restrooms are wheelchair accessible. Try to come scent and fragrance free (smoke/vape your cigs and weed at least 30 mins before). If you want to get involved organizing the open mic or be a featured monthly reader please feel free to reach out!

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