December 2, 2012 at 5pm
at Artist Television Access
a reading and conversation with
Tim Trace Peterson, J/J Hastain
and Monica Peck
Tim Trace Peterson is the author of Since I Moved In (Chax Press) andViolet Speech (2nd Avenue Poetry), and is Editor / Publisher of EOAGH(http://eoagh.com). Peterson is also co-editor of the forthcoming booksTroubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (Nightboat Books / EOAGH) and Gil Ott: Collected Writings (Chax Press). From 2009-2012, Peterson curated the TENDENCIES: Poetics & Practice talks series on queer writing and the manifesto at CUNY Graduate Center.
j/j hastain is currently in the process of curating an Anthology of Queer Nudes (Knives Spoons and Forks Press) and has helped curate (and participated in) two major Trans anthologies.
j/j is an Elective Affinities participant, a member of Dusie kollektiv and is a regular contributor to Sous Les Paves. j/j currently writes creative reviews for Big Other, Lit Pub, PANK, Horseless Press and Emprise Review.
j/j’s books have been finalists in the Kelsey Street, Grey Book Press, Grace Notes Books, Switchback, Omnidawn, The Collagist, DIAGRAM and Ahsahta book and essay competitions. j/j’s work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Publishers Triangle. j/j’s manuscriptextant shamanisms won the Pavement Saw poetry award. j/j’s manuscript dear secondary umbilical, won second place in the Mad Hatter’s Wild and Wyrd Poetry Contest. In 2011 j/j’s book we in my Trans was nominated for the Stonewall Book Award and j/j’s book prurient anarchic omnibus was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award. j/j has been a guest lecturer at Naropa University and University of Colorado. j/j is an artist and activist of the audible.
Monica / Nico Peck’s chapbook The Pyrrhaiad, a “Queer Iliad” set in San Francisco, was published this year by Trafficker Press. Peck’s blog queercity.org explores abject lost/found queer archives. Peck lives in San Francisco & teaches at San Jose State. More: mjpeck.wordpress.com