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Horizon / quiet of chorus Book Tour & Collaboration

May 31, 2019 • City of Pearls reading with Sham-e-Ali Nayeem, Yalini Dream, and surprise guests! / 7pm at Wooden Shoe Bookstore (Philadelphia)

April 13, 2019 • “City of Pearls Book Blessing with Sham-e-Ali Nayeem North Carolina” / 4pm at Vimala’s Curryblossom Cafe (Chapel Hill)

March 29, 2019 • “Asian American Poets Present New Books and Chapbooks” / 8:30pm at De-Canon Library at Milepost 5 (Portland)

March 29, 2019 • “An Evening of Poetry and Prose with Macondistas” / 7pm at La Casa Latina/Portland State University (Portland)

March 29, 2019 • quiet of chorus book signing / 1pm at Kundiman Table, Spot 3055: AWP Bookfair at Oregon Convention Center (Portland)

March 28, 2019 • quiet of chorus book signing / 3pm at University of Arkansas Press Table, Spot 11103: AWP Bookfair at Oregon Convention Center (Portland)

February 10, 2019 • “For a World Without Prisons Closing Event” book celebration with Critical Resistance, Fight Evil With Poetry, and Suchi Branfman and Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo / 7pm at Women’s Center for Creative Work (LA)

October 15, 2018 • “Cultural Resistance and Organizing: Poetry Reading + Discussion” with The Abolitionist Editorial Collective, Critical Resistance, and Californians United for a Responsible Budget / 7pm at Mills College Rothwell Theater (Oakland)

October 14, 2018 • “Poetry and Resistance: A Community Reading” with Elmaz Abinader, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Music Research Strategies, Suleima Rosales, and poets and storytellers from Project WHAT! / 4pm at Eastside Cultural Center (Oakland)

October 13, 2018 • “Critical Resistance Oakland and Small Press Traffic present quiet of chorus: Vanessa Huang with Tongo Eisen-Martin” / 6pm at Alley Cat Books (SF)

June 19, 2018 • “NYC Book Release: quiet of chorus” with Cheryl Clarke and James Brandon Lewis / 7:30pm at Dixon Place (NYC)


Select Collaboration / Screenings Exhibition Performance Readings Talks & Ritual

“Afro-Asian Visions: Exploding Lineage II” at MIX 26: New York Queer Experimental Film Festival (BK) • “Atlanta for Abolition” at WonderRoot (Atlanta) • “Cheryl Clarke: A Retrofuturespective” at Rutgers University (New Brunswick) • “Finding the poetries we need ‘tween starshine and clay” for API Chaya with NW Network and Dual Power Productions (Seattle) • “FREE: Two Spirit, Queer & Trans People of Color Visions of Freedom” for National Queer Arts Festival National Queer Arts Festival at African American Arts & Culture Complex (SF) • “Like flowers in the sky” for Dance Chance Atlanta at Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education (Atlanta) • “Queer Women of Color Shorts” for Outfest Fusion LGBT People of Color Film Festival at Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre (LA) • “Southeats” at Monday Night Brewing (Atlanta) • “SPIRIT: A Century of Queer Asian American Performance” at Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts (SF) • “WDN Connect” at W Atlanta (Atlanta) • & more