Did U Know It Helps 2 Talk Abt It?: Queer/Crip/Asian Poetics

Friday, March 15, 2024 | 3pm EST
| 90 min.
Jody Chan

is a writer, drummer, community organizer, and care worker based in Toronto/Tkaronto. They are the author of sick (Black Lawrence Press 2020), finalist for the Lambda Literary and Pat Lowther Memorial Awards, and winner of the 2021 Trillium Award for Poetry. They are also a performing and teaching member with RAW Taiko Drummers, an editorial board member of Midnight Sun Magazine, and 2023-2024 Artist-in-Residence at the University of Toronto’s Queer and Trans Research Lab.

Rob Colgate

is a disabled, bakla, Filipino-American poet from Evanston, IL. He edits for POETRY Magazine as a reader and Foglifter Journal as assistant poetry editor. His writing has received support from MacDowell, Fulbright, the Kenyon Review, and Tin House Scholars. He holds an MFA in poetry and critical disability studies from the New Writers Project at UT Austin; currently, he is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Alberta and serves as poet-in-residence at Tangled Art + Disability.


90 min

2024, Symposium