TONIGHT: Launch for Palimpsest, Volume IX: TRANS [ ]

Palimpsest: Yale Graduate Literary and Arts Magazine is pleased to announce the release of its ninth volume, TRANS [ ]. Please join us in the Comparative Literature Library, Bingham Hall, TONIGHT, February 15, from 6–8pm to celebrate and receive a free copy of the magazine. Refreshments will be served, and DJ Bambruja will keep things chic and dancey.
 
In addition to interdisciplinary projections, there will also be flash readings by a slate of Volume IX contributors, including Michael Abraham, Zak Jones, and KC Crow Maddux. Join us as we fête an exquisite issue!
 
MICHAEL J. ABRAHAM is a poet and PhD student in the English department at Yale University. His research interests include 19th- and 20th-century transatlantic poetics; race, gender, and sexuality studies; and canon formation. His poetry has appeared in Poets Reading the News and The Minetta Review, among others. He lives and works in New York City and New Haven.
 
ZAK JONES is a temporary expat living and writing in Canada. His poems have appeared in Half a Grapefruit Magazine, Milkweed Zine, Hart House Review, Acta Victoriana, and others. Zak is a graduate student at the University of Toronto, where his creative work intertwines with his research to explore the particular traumas that abound within the Southern United States.
 
KC CROW MADDUX is a Brooklyn-based trans artist that makes installations using drawings and transparent photographs of their non-binary body. More of their work can be seen at kccrowmaddux.com.
 
Palimpsest is made possible through the support of McDougal Graduate Student Life; the Graduate and Professional Student Senate; the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library; and Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program at Yale.

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