UPDATE: The show will go live at 2 pm PST/5 pm EST!
A Tinfish Press double header!
Join Rachelle as she talks with Jai Arun Ravine, author of “แล้ว and then entwine” and Margaret Rhee, author of ” Yellow/노란/ 노랑/Yellow” on Wednesday, January 25th at 2 pm PST/5 pm EST.
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Jai Arun Ravine is a trans/gender/queer mixed race Thai American writer, dancer, video and performance artist. They are the author of “แล้ว and then entwine” (Tinfish Press, 2011), the chapbook “Is This January” (Corollary Press, 2010) and the graphic poem-novel “The Spiderboi Files.” A recipient of fellowships from ComPeung, Djerassi and Kundiman, their short experimental film on Thai trans-masculinities, Tom/Trans/Thai, recently exhibited at the Bangkok Art and Culture Center, Thailand. You can find their blog here: http://jaiarunravine.wordpress.com/
Margaret Rhee is an interdisciplinary scholar, poet, and media artist.
She has published poetry in the Berkeley Poetry Review, Kartika Review
and co-edited the chapbook anthology, Here is a Pen: An Anthology of
West Coast Kundiman Asian American Poets (Achiote Press). She is the
managing editor of Mixed Blood, a literary journal on innovative
poetics and race, edited by C.S. Giscombe. Currently, she is a
doctoral student at the University of California, Berkeley in Ethnic
Studies, with designated emphasis in New Media and Gender and Women
Studies. Her first poetry chapbook Yellow/노란/ 노랑/Yellow was published
from Tinfish Press. She is a Kundiman fellow.