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Waves Breaking

A podcast in which Avren Keating interviews other transgender, genderqueer, and/or gender variant poets about their life and work in order to figure out their place in the world.
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Now displaying: November, 2019
Nov 7, 2019

This episode, I had the chance to speak with Cyrée Jarelle Johnson about their book, SLINGSHOT.

Cyrée Jarelle Johnson (He/They) is a poet and writer from Piscataway, NJ. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Boston Review, Wussy, The Wanderer, Vice, Rewire News, The Root, and Nat. Brut among other publications. They earned an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia University with support from Davis Putter Scholarship Fund.

SLINGSHOT, his first collection of poetry, is available now from Nightboat Books. Development of the work was supported by Astraea Foundations' Global Arts Fund, Culture/Strike Climate Change and Environmental Justice Fellowship, and Rewire News Disabled Writers Fellowship.

They tweet with significant queer millenial ennui at @CyreeJarelle 

Cyrée's website 
Cyrée's TED Talk "What is Autism Neutrality?" 

Authors and books mentioned in the episode:

The Sound of Waves Breaking was "Natural Disaster" by @davidthomascairns 

Editor, Social Media Manager: Mitchel Davidovitz
Host, Producer: Avren Keating

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