Janel Pineda and féi hernandez - Salt Lake City
Oct 14, 2020, 7:00 pm
Janel Pineda and féi hernandez
Lineage of Rain; Hood Criaturas
Salt Lake City
VenueZoom Conference Call
202 W 300 N
Salt Lake City , UT 84103-1108
The Divine Intervention Collective is excited to host féi hernandez and Janel Pineda for an evening of poetry and conversation.
Register here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEldu6trjouG9wqHXMIT91U3bhLidU7BaEu
féi hernandez féi hernandez (b.1993 Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico) is an Inglewood-raised immigrant trans non-binary visual artist, writer, and healer. féi is an Advisory Board Member of Gender Justice Los Angeles and was one of the artists for Forward Together’s 2019 Trans Day of Resilience Campaign. They are a Co-Founder of ING Fellowship which provides mentorship to Inglewood youth working on projects to counteract gentrification and was also a femmetor for the 2019-2020 Seeds of Liberación (SOL) leadership development program for young transgender, gender non-conforming, and intersex (TGI) people in Los Angeles. They are a certified Reiki and Akashic Records practitioner who utilizes a decolonial approach to ancestral energetic healing. féi collects Pokémon plushies
JANEL PINEDA is a Los-Angeles born Salvadoran poet, activist, and educator. She has performed her poetry internationally in both English and Spanish, and been published in LitHub, The BreakBeat Poets, Vol. 4: LatiNext, The Wandering Song: Central American Writing in the U.S. and wildness, among others. Janel is currently pursuing an MA in Creative Writing and Education at Goldsmiths, University of London as a Marshall Scholar. Her first poetry chapbook Lineage of Rain was published by Haymarket Books.
This event is made possible with support from Divine Intervention Collective, The King's English, and Utah Humanities.