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Queer Ancestors Project 2020 Unapologetic Anthology Virtual Reading

May 16   7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us virtually to celebrate the release of the Queer Ancestors Project Anthology!

In collaboration with Foglifter Press and Strut. This event will happen online so you can all tune in from the comfort of your homes.

“Unapologetic: The Queer Ancestors Project Anthology III” features work by 20 creative writing and printmaking students (in anthology order): Sen, Katie Silva, Ruby Harrison-Clay, Striff, al aguas, rai dang, Xochtil Marquez, Satan, Bear/Meat Head, sylk rodriguez, Jesse Sun, Sonemani Bitna, Tea Imani, grace cho, Christine Abiba, Claire Rupnow, Abhidahlia R. Gamma, Jose Francisco, kimiko goeller, and Giorgia Sage, with creative writing director Celeste Chan and Queer Ancestors Project artistic director Katie Gilmartin.

This virtual reading celebrates the wrap-up of our free, 9-month long writing program for queer and transgender people 18-24.


How to watch: Stay tuned and make sure to check this Facebook invite for information about how to watch this event virtually. We will be sharing how the day of the show. We taking some extra precautions to make sure this event goes well and is not interrupted.

We are happy to be having this event via Strut, they are still open with limited hours but still serving our queer community. We are grateful for generous support from the San Francisco Arts Commission, Foglifter, Horizons Foundation, Southern Exposure, SOMArts, the Zellerbach Family Foundation, & Chrysalis Studio.

The Queer Ancestors Project is devoted to forging sturdy relationships between LGBTQI people and our ancestors. Using history as a linchpin, we build community by providing Queer and Trans artists free interdisciplinary workshops in printmaking, writing, and Queer history. Public exhibitions and readings of their work provide a window on the past through which the larger community can glimpse our collective future.

Foglifter is San Francisco’s premiere queer literary journal and press, find out more about them at

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May 16
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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