Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 7:00 PM
In the basement.
2476 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley
Bahaar Ahsan is a poet based in Berkeley, California. She was born and Raised in San Jose, with familial roots in the Southern Iranian port city of Abadan. Like any other tgirl, Bahaar’s work is both speculative and deeply embedded in lineage(s). Her writing appears in Baest, Amerarcana, Apogee, and elsewhere.
Rosamond S. King is a creative and critical writer and performer. Poetry publications include the Lambda Award-winning collection Rock | Salt | Stone and poems in more than three dozen journals, blogs, and anthologies, such as The Feminist Wire, Drunken Boat, Harriet, The Caribbean Writer and the award-winning Kindergarde: Experimental Writing for Children. Her scholarly book Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination received the Caribbean Studies Association best book award. King’s movement- and text-based performance art has been curated around the world. She is the creative editor of sx salon: a small axe literary platform and associate professor at Brooklyn College, part of the City University of New York.