Hydrae Poetics: The Art of Poetic Fermentation


Sunday, May 7, 2017
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Sunday, May 21, 2017
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This is a generative workshop in fermenting, transforming and growing our many-headed/threaded poems. We will welcome in risk and chance through the process of pirating, generating, clearing space, and re-mixing and assembling from our many streams of junk.

Each session is 3 hours long.

Ching-In Chen

is the author of The Heart’s Traffic (Arktoi Books) and recombinant (Kelsey Street Press) and co-editor of The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities (South End Press; AK Press) and Here is a Pen: an Anthology of West Coast Kundiman Poets (Achiote Press).

A Kundiman, Lambda, Watering Hole and Callaloo Fellow, they are part of the Macondo and Voices of Our Nations Arts Foundation writing communities. Their work has appeared in The Best American Experimental Writing, The &NOW Awards 3: The Best Innovative Writing, and Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics. They are a senior editor of The Conversant and poetry editor of Texas Review. They are currently teach creative writing and world literature at Sam Houston State University.