THANK YOU for such a wonderful evening 🖤🖤 Show Us Your Spines is truly a special program
#preshow! #SUYS TONIGHT!
TODAY! Catch the incredible work of Ajuan Mance (featured here), Dan Lau, Shelley Wong and Roberto Rodriguez-Estrada 💎💎 5:30pm / Hormel Center @sfpubliclibrary / FREE / SHOW US YOUR SPINES
IT’S SPRING!! Tomorrow: QUEER STORYTELLING! Queer history! 💎💎💎 SHOW US YOUR SPINES 💎💎 5:30pm @ Hormel Center (100Larkin). FREE! We’re bringing cookies 🖤🖤
WE’RE HIRING! RADAR is looking for a new managing director. Do you love queer lit? Do you have a background in arts admin? APPLY! Link in bio with more info👉🏽 *job position open until filled
NEXT THURSDAY! Our April Show Us Your Spines fellows will read work written during their time at the residency 🙌🏽🙌🏽 link with full info in bio • Swipe 👉🏽 to learn more • Ajuan Mance Ajuan Mance is a Professor of African American literature at Mills College and a lifelong artist and writer. Her paintings, drawings, zines, and comics use humor, history, and color to explore the relationship between race, gender, and representation. Ajuan has participated in solo and group exhibitions as well as comic and zine fests, from the Bay Area to Brooklyn. Her comics, illustrations, paintings, and zines have been featured in a variety of media sources, including, most recently, The San Francisco Chronicle, NPR.org, The New York Times, Buzzfeed, and KPIX. • Shelley Wong Shelley Wong is the author of the chapbook Rare Birds. Her poems have appeared in Crazyhorse, Kenyon Review Online, Massachusetts Review, Sixth Finch, and Sycamore Review. She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and fellowships from Kundiman and the MacDowell Colony. • Dan Lau Dan Lau is a Chinese American poet from Queens, New York. A Kundiman fellow, he is the recipient of scholarships and grants from The Fine Arts Work Center at Provincetown, Queer Cultural Center, and San Francisco Arts Commission. His poems have been published in Generations, Cape Cod Review, Gesture, RHINO, CRATE, Colorado Review and others. He resides in the Bay area as Development Manager at Kundiman, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing generations of writers and readers of Asian American literature, and the Managing Poetry Editor of Foglifter, a queer journal and press. • Roberto Rodriguez-Estrada Roberto Rodriguez-Estrada was born and raised in California by Nicaraguan immigrants. A recipient of fellowships and residencies from the San Francisco Writer’s Grotto and Radar Productions, their work has appeared or is forthcoming in Fairy Tale Review, Your Impossible Voice, The Rumpus, Electric Lit, Cosmonauts Avenue, Texas Review and others. They will be a Poe/ Faulkner Fellow at the University of Virginia this fall. A poet and fiction writer, they are writing a novel.
Family! Big news! After four years Juliana Delgado Lopera will be leaving her position as RADAR’s ED. The incredible Imani Sims will be taking over as the new executive and creative director. Read Juliana’s farewell letter, link in bio👉🏽
QTPOC WRITERS! Today is the last day to submit your SHOW US YOUR SPINES application ✨✨ link with all info in bio
THREE MORE DAYS TO APPLY! Throwback to a year ago, our March Show Us Your Spines cohort, and the incredible presence of Jewelle Gómez 🙌🏾 link to apply in bio 👉🏽 #queer #queerresidency #showus #yourspines
Some of the books used in the residency 🙌🏽 six days left to apply! Link in bio ✨
What do former SHOW US YOUR SPINES fellows have to say about the residency? Swipe👉🏽 . . Deadline is coming up soon! APPLY! Link in bio 💎💎 #queerlit #queersf #queerwriters
Did you know? Our Show Us Your Spines Residency comes with a $500 stipend. We want to support QTPOC writers in their creative process! Come unearth queer history and get inspired to write more. Deadline is APRIL 1st. Link to apply in bio ✨