Finding Your Queer Voice

The Word On The Street Vancouver

Screaming Weenie’s Artistic Direction team took part in the 2010 Word On The Street Festival

WORD ON THE STREET FESTIVAL, Sunday, 26 September, 2010
Library Square and CBC Plaza, Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The Word Under The Street — 3:00pm

Finding Your Queer Voice Discover how to find your voice and get others to listen to and read what you have to say. Come listen to, and ask questions of, four local writers from the Vancouver Queer Community who have accomplished that task. Amber Dawn is a writer, filmmaker and performance artist, and is currently the director of programming for the Vancouver Queer Film Festival. Billeh Nickerson is a writer, editor, performer, and producer, and teaches Creative Writing at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. C. E. Gatchalian is a playwright, fiction writer, poet, editor, and teacher, and currently a resident playwright at the Vancouver Playhouse. Jen Currin, an acclaimed poet, currently teaches creative writing at the Vancouver Film School and Langara College’s Continuing Education program. Moderated by The Word On The Street Vancouver, an actor and director, currently the artistic director of Screaming Weenie Productions. >>visit the WOTS site