Live Chat LGBTQI Women In Lit
Join us for the 1st in a series of engaging discussions about LGBTQI+ Authors, Poets and Writers. Moderated by Amanda T. McIntyre Amanda T. McIntyre is a Trinidadian author, artist and advocate focusing on cultural studies research and literary scholarship. Her work explores Caribbean socio-politics through recollecting and re-conceiving mythologies and oral histories. She presented her research paper, “Migration, Myths and Mas” at the Rex Nettleford Arts Conference in Kingston (2019). Her essay “Queering Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival” was presented at the 5th European Geographies of Sexualities Conference in Prague (2019). Amanda’s short stories have been published in volumes 8 and 9 of the Womanspeak Journal of Writing and Art by Caribbean Women. She will be published once more in the forthcoming volume 10 of the Womanspeak Journal.
Featuring: Lisa Allen-Agostini Lisa Allen-Agostini is a writer, editor and stand-up comedian from Trinidad and Tobago Paula Obe Paula Obè has had poems published in such journals as Fireweed - Canada, Community of Poets and Pulsar – England, plus anthologies in the USA, Venezuela and T&T. In 1995 her first book of poems entitled "Passages" was published by The New Voices of T&T. In 2002, her second book "Walking a Thin Line" was published by Ride the Wind Publishers in Vancouver, Canada. In 2009 she had two poems published in the prestigious POUI Cave Hill Literary annual magazine. In 2010, Paula was also published in Caribbean Erotic. In 2012 she produced her third poetry book entitled "She Comes" under her own Publishing House, Bamboo Talk Press. In 2013 she along with Carol Hosein edited “She Sex.” In 2020 she published a photo journal. - Wide Angles from a Tiny Window.