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Visiting Writer Reading: Jen Soriano

May 23 at 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Jen Soriano (she~they) is a Filipinx writer and movement builder who has long worked at the intersection of grassroots organizing, narrative strategy, and art-driven social change. Jen has won the International Literary Award for Creative Nonfiction, the Fugue Prose Prize, and fellowships from Hugo House, Vermont Studio Center, Artist Trust, and the Jack Jones Literary Arts Retreat. Jen is also an independent scholar and performer, author of the chapbook Making the Tongue Dry, and co-editor of Closer to Liberation: A Pina/xy Activist Anthology. She received a BA in History and Science from Harvard and an MFA in fiction and nonfiction from the Rainier Writing Workshop. Jen is also a co-founder of the cultural democracy institutions, MediaJustice and ReFrame. Originally from a landlocked part of the Chicago area, Jen now lives with her family in Seattle, near the Duwamish River and the Salish Sea. Her debut book, Nervous: Essays on Heritage and Healing, is now available from Amistad/HarperCollins.

jensoriano.net

Details

Date:
May 23
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://vermontstudiocenter.org/calendar/visitingwriter-reading-jensoriano

Organizer

Vermont Studio Center
Phone
8026352727
Email
info@vermontstudiocenter.org
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Other

Creative Zone
Four-County Zone (Franklin, Grand Isle, Lamoille, and Washington Counties)

Venue

Vermont Studio Center
80 Pearl Street
Johnson, VT 05656 United States
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