QUEER TEXT @ The Dixon Place HOT! Festival
July 10th @ 7:30PM$6 admission
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Get intoxicated by queer poetry and fiction while sipping a cocktail or chugging a PBR in The Lounge.
Sassafras Lowrey is an internationally award-winning storyteller, author, artist, and educator. Sassafras is the editor of the two-time American Library Association honored, and Lambda Literary Finalist Kicked Out anthology (www.KickedOutAnthology.com), which brought together the voices of current and former homeless LGBTQ youth. Hir prose has been included in numerous anthologies and magazines. Hir debute novel Roving Pack is scheduled for release autumn 2012, and ze is currently editing Leather Ever After an anthology of BDSM fairy tale retellings. Sassafras lives in Brooklyn with hir partner, two puddle-shaped cats, and a dog who is convinced he’s a princess. To learn more about Sassafras, visit www.PoMoFreakshow.com.
Joseph O. Legaspi is the author of Imago (CavanKerry Press). His poems have appeared in From the Fishouse, jubilat, World Literature Today, Gay & Lesbian Review, Smartish Pace, PEN International and the anthologies Collective Brightness (Sibling Rivalry Press) and Language for a New Century (W.W. Norton). A Queens, NY resident, he co-founded Kundiman (www.kundiman.org), a non-profit organization serving Asian American poets. Visit him at www.josepholegaspi.com.
Marty Correia is a fiction and poetry-writing lesbian husband living in the East Village with arts activist Kate Conroy, her spouse of 16 years. Marty’s work has appeared in FUSE, Punk Soul Poet, Assaracus: Lady Business, and Fiction Fix. She curates the Queer Text literary reading series at Dixon Place. Soon to be studying fiction at NYU’s M.F.A. program in Creative Writing, Marty is writing a novel about three generations of magicians from Bridgeport, Connecticut. Visitwww.martycorreia.com for more.