Featured Writer: Staceyann Chin

The 2020 City Tech Literary Arts Festival featured writer will be:  STACEYANN CHIN

Staceyann Chin is a poet and spoken-word artist who recently published her first full-length collection of what publisher Haymarket Books describes as her “feminist-LGBTQ-Caribbean, activist-driven poetry”, Crossfire: A Litany for Survival (Haymarket Books, 2019).  She is also the author of The Other Side of Paradise: A Memoir. 

An interview with Chin about the publication of Crossfire can be found here.
Select Performances of Chin’s work are available here:
If only out of vanity I have wondered what kind of woman I will be when I am well past the summer of my raging youth Will I still be raising revolutionary flags and making impassioned speeches that…
BAM reading from new book, Crossfirehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHrYfdK2pW4

At Unbound— a literary series co-presented by BAM and Greenlight Bookstore—renowned LGBTQ poet and spoken word artist Staceyann Chin celebrated the release o…

A series of articles on her experience of LGBT Pregnancy & Motherhood is also available below: