Please join us for a virtual poetry reading with Sibling Rivalry Press authors Kay Ulanday Barrett (author of More Than Organs), Amir Rabiyah (author of Prayers for My 17th Chromosome), and Bradley Trumpfheller (author of Reconstructions). This event will take place via the Crowdcast platform. Register via Eventbrite HERE to receive a link to the event.
Kay Ulanday Barrett aka @brownroundboi, is a poet, performer, and educator, navigating life as a disabled pilipinx amerikan transgender queer in the U.S. K. has featured globally; Princeton University, UC Berkeley, The Lincoln Center, Queens Museum, The Chicago Historical Society, NY Poetry Festival, Dodge Poetry Foundation, The Hemispheric Institute, & National Queer Arts Festival. They are a 3x Pushcart Prize nominee and has received fellowships from Lambda Literary Review, VONA/Voices, The Home School, and Drunken Boat. Their contributions are found in Asian American Literary Review, PBS News Hour, NYLON, The Margins, RaceForward, Foglifter, The Deaf Poets Society, Poor Magazine, Fusion.net, Trans Bodies/Trans Selves, Winter Tangerine, Apogee, Entropy, Colorlines, Everyday Feminism, Them., The Advocate, and Bitch Magazine. They have contributions in the anthologies, Subject To Change (Sibling Rivalry Press), Outside the XY: Queer Black & Brown Masculinity (Magnus Books), and Writing the Walls Down: A Convergence of LGBTQ Voices (Trans-genre Press) They are currently a Guest Editor at Nat.Brut, 2018 Lambda Literary Review, Writer-In-Residence in Poetry and 2018 Guest Faculty for The Poetry Foundation & Crescendo Literary. When The Chant Comes (Topside Press, 2016) is their first collection of poetry.
Amir Rabiyah is a queer, trans, disabled, poet. They are the co-editor of Writing the Walls Down: A Convergence of LGBTQ Voices, and the author of the poetry collection, Prayers for my 17th Chromosome, which was a finalist for the 2017 Publishing Triangle Award. Amir's work has been published in numerous journals and anthologies, and explores living life on the margins and at the intersections of multiple identities. Amir writes about living with chronic pain and illness, war, trauma, spirituality, healing, redemption--and speaks on silenced places. For more about Amir, visit www.amirrabiyah.com
Bradley Trumpfheller (they/them) is a trans writer and student. They are the author of the chapbook Reconstructions (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2020) and the co-editor of the website Divedapper. They’ve received fellowships from MacDowell and the University of Texas, and currently live in Austin.