MARY Journal Release Party 630pm Free
Join the MARY staff for an evening of reading and celebration!
Featured readers include D'mani Thomas, Bavaneet Maan, and more!
Join the MARY staff for an evening of reading and celebration! Featured readers include D'mani Thomas, Bavaneet Kaur Maan, Isabel Balée, and more!
ISABEL BALEE is a poet, critic, and (sometimes) multimedia artist based in Oakland. Poetry and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in: Wolfman New Life Quarterly, Jacket2, and Ursus Americanus. Aside from communicating with the dead, she works an administrative non profit job, and shows up for the movement / struggle. Links to writings, updates, and other experiments can be found at her website: http://ibalee.me/
BAVANEET KAUR MAAN is an educator living in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is currently an MFA candidate in Fiction at SFSU. Her work focuses on the intersection of tradition and modernity. She is currently working on a re-telling of the Mahabharat epic in the form of a fantasy novel, and a novel set in the 1960's Punjab, inspired by the life of her grandparents.
D'MANI THOMAS is a Black, queer, defender of Oakland. He is a recent graduate of UC - Berkeley, where he was a member of the 2017 and 2018 CAL Slam national poetry team. His work often meditates on death, sexuality and wanting. Find them on twitter/ ask them about their chapbook, " Talk About Me and Other Ways I Stay Alive".