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The Ivy is thrilled to welcome Aeon Ginsberg for a reading from their new book, Greyhound. Aeon will be in conversation with Fargo Tbakhi. This event will take place on Zoom.
A memoir-in-verse about the links between movement and how it influences gender identity, perception, and performance, utilizing the bus terminal as a throughway to discuss transition. The book discusses issues that deal with safety, passing, rural and city queerness, police and prison abolition, and autonomy. GREYHOUND is one poem, routed in the authors life, that is the journey and the destination and how those two places are linked through the movement between each other. It is a book for outcasts, true-freaks, weird-o's, and forever and always anyone trans.
Aeon Ginsberg (they/them) is a transfeminine agender writer and performer from Baltimore City, MD. They are the 2019 Noemi Press poetry prize winner for their collection Greyhound, and have work published or forthcoming with Nightboat Books, Baltimore Beat, and beestung. Aeon is a poetry editor for Peach Mag, a bartender, and a Taurus.
Fargo Tbakhi (he/him) is a queer Palestinian-american writer and performer from Phoenix, Arizona. He is the winner of the 2018 Ghassan Kanafani Resistance Arts Scholarship, a Pushcart nominee, and a 2020 Desert Nights, Rising Stars fellow. His work is published in Cotton Xenomorph, Mizna, Cosmonauts Avenue, Glass: a Journal of Poetry, Peach Mag and elsewhere. He tweets @YouKnowFargo and probably wants to hold your hand. Fargo is available for workshops and readings. For booking, please email details to firstname.lastname@example.org
TIME & DATE
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 7:00pm