Queer Voices: An LGBTQIA+ Reading Series
March 28, 2017 | Tuesday | 7:30PM
Lisa Marie Brimmer is a Queer, Black, Transracial Adoptee poet and arts based community organizer. She is a two-time Givens Foundation for African American Literature fellow, has received a Playwrights’ Center Many Voices Fellowship and is a current graduate fellow at the University of St. Thomas in English Literature. Her work has been published in Ishmael Reed’s Konch Magazine, Gazillion Voices Magazine, On the Commons Magazine and inBurn Something zine and Ellen Hinchcliffe's recent collection Walk Towards It. Her improvisational music collective, High Society, has been featured on Minnesota Public Radio, KFAI and many stages throughout the Twin Cities and Wisconsin.
Anthony Ceballos received his BFA from the Creative Writing program at Hamline University in 2015. He has been a guest on KFAI’s Write on Radio and Fresh Fruit radio programs and has read for the Intermedia Arts Queer Voices Reading Series, Minneapolis Community and Technical College's Night of Native American Music and Poetry and The Many Faces of Two-Spirit People gallery show at Two Rivers Art Gallery in Minneapolis. In 2014 he won the George Henry Bridgeman Poetry Award from Hamline University for his poem “Walking Across Soil.” His work has been featured in The Fulcrum and Yellow Medicine Review. He was selected to be a participant in the 2016-2017 Loft Mentor Series. He can be found in various coffee shops and music stores around South Minneapolis when he’s not waiting for a bus.
Sofia Yarberry is a recent college grad working as a children's librarian at a local montessori school. They have interned with the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and the Minneapolis based publisher, Milkweed Editions. They've studied literature and poetry at Lewis & Clark College, Sarah Lawrence College, and abroad in Dublin, Ireland. Sofia explores gender and sexuality in their work and often uses the work of William Blake and other writers to talk about these ideas, concepts, and life experiences more poignantly. Their work has been published in some portland based zines and in Broken Yolk.
Next Queer Voices Readings:
May 23, 2017 | 7:30PM
June 27, 2017 | 7PM | Minneapolis Central Library