South Asian Poetry Night: Alok Vaid Menon, Fatimah Asghar & Priyanka Paul
5 – 6:30PM
Join Equality Labs for a special poetry night featuring artists Alok Vaid Menon, Fatimah Asghar and Priyanka Paul!
This virtual poetry reading will be on Zoom, and it’s free and open to the public!
Date: Saturday, May 16
Time: 5:00pm ET - 6:30pm ET
Zoom room link will be sent upon RSVP.
Alok Vaid Menon (they/them) is a gender non-conforming writer and performance artist. Their eclectic style and poetic challenge to the gender binary have been internationally renowned. As a mixed-media artist Alok uses poetry, comedy, performance, lecture, drag, sound-art, fashion design, self-portraiture, and social media to explore themes of gender, race, trauma, belonging, and the human condition.
Fatimah Asghar (she/her) is the creator of the Emmy-nominated Web series Brown Girls. She is the author of If They Come For Us (One World/ Random House August 2018) and a recipient of a 2017 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship. In 2017 she was listed on Forbes 30 Under 30 list.
Priyanka Paul (she/her) is an illustrator/poet/writer/storyteller/creator. Her work has been featured on The Fader, Hindustan Times, Femina, The Huffington Post, India Today, Buzzfeed.