Queer-forward Creative Writing Workshop

Weaving Together with Wo Chan: A Generative Creative Writing Workshop

Part of the Imagining Trans Futures Symposium on Asian/American Ecologies of Trans Care

Wo Chan, who performs as The Illustrious Pearl, is a poet and drag artist. They are a winner of the Nightboat Poetry Prize and the author of Togetherness (2022). Wo has received fellowships from MacDowell, New York Foundation of the Arts, Kundiman, The Asian American Writers Workshop, Poets House, and Lambda Literary. Their poems appear in POETRYWUSSYMass ReviewNo TokensThe Margins, and elsewhere. As a member of the Brooklyn-based drag/burlesque collective Switch N’ Play, Wo has performed at venues including The Whitney Museum of American Art, National Sawdust, New York Live Arts, and the Architectural Digest Expo. Find them at @theillustriouspearl.

When: Thursday, Nov. 3, 6-7 p.m.

Where: HUB South Ballroom, UW Seattle campus

Registration: Please register for the event in advance by filling out this form.

By Kirk Heynen (He/Him)
Kirk Heynen (He/Him) Career Coach