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by Dec 17, 2020Foglifter Features, Volume Four

Sim Kern Interview on Real Sugar is Hard to Find

Sim Kern’s collection of short stories Real Sugar is Hard to Find is an unflinching look at the potential future(s) of climate change. With genres both the contemporary and the fantastical taking on topics from food shortages to reproductive rights to hazardous air...

from Henry Ford’s Sociological Department

01) A REMIXED YEARBOOK FOR FORD EMPLOYEES FROM THE EARLY 1990S. THE COLLAGE READS: “TYPICAL CASE OF POVERTY, RELIEVED BY THE HIRING OF THE UNEMPLOYED MAN BY THE COMPANY. I HEARD REPORT. HIS COUNTRY HAS CALLED HIM. MANX, CANADIAN, AMERICAN, PORTO RICAN. TYPICAL CASE OF...

fist of wind: A poetry chapbook by nefertiti asanti

Join us for the book launch here with Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) and Foglifter!     Foglifter Press is proud to announce fist of wind, a lyrical testimony that centers the Black body as a site of healing and transformation. This chapbook/collection of...

On Yearning or I Am at Home Eating Chocolate, Thinking About Holland Taylor and Sarah Paulson

            What else am I supposed to do? It’s too cold to walk. It’s too early to make dinner. I can’t feed the dog any more treats, as much as she would enjoy that. She had bloodwork taken at the vet this morning. I’d like her to forgive us and associate me...

On Never Leaving San Francisco

            Sal Moon Boots with the 415 area code was trying hard to be weird and woke. That’s why she adopted a stupid new name. That’s why she referred to her straight boyfriend as her “partner.” I didn’t mind being called a gentrifier in New Orleans by another...
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Wow! We had the best time at this past Sunday's reading with the San Francisco Public Library Thank you so much to our fantastic readers—@emo.ocean (Lio Min), @real_james_cagney, @charliejaneanders, and Lydia Elias—for sharing their incredible writing and starting a warm dialogue on the importance of queer spaces.We'd also like to give a huge shoutout to the amazing folks who helped make our event as accessible as possible! Thank you to our ASL interpreters Heidi Woelbling and Benny Llamas, and to our live-captioner Jen Schuck. We're so grateful for your hard work!Keep an eye out for a recording of this event on the SFPL Youtube page! We'll announce when it's ready. Until then, please go follow and support these writers and their work!Image Description: A screenshot of a Zoom room with Lio Min, James Cagney, Lydia Elias, and Charlie Jane Anders. They are all smiling and listening to each other. There is some closed captioning towards the bottom, that says "I'm really struck by how much vulnerability you all shared. As a writer, I'm curious how you know when you're ready to put a story to the page?" End description. ... See MoreSee Less
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Our virtual reading with the San Francisco Public Library is tomorrow! Join us at 2PM PT for Generational Treasures: An Afternoon of Queer and Trans Storytelling.This fantastic event will feature James Cagney, Lio Min, Charlie Jane Anders, and Lydia Elias! RSVP here: on.sfpl.org/foglifterFoglifter is excited to collaborate with @sfpubliclibrary for Generational Treasures: An Afternoon of Queer and Trans Storytelling! Join us on Sunday, September 25th at 2PM PT for a virtual reading with @charliejaneanders, @emo.ocean, @real_james_cagney, Lydia Elias. In mainstream society, when we hear the word "generations" we may immediately presume biological progeniture. In the Queer/trans community, however, generations can refer to chosen family, drag mothers, drag dads, ball houses, aesthetic legacies, just to name a few. In either context, generations suggest an era. Foglifter has invited four writers—Charlie Jane Anders, James Cagney, Lydia Elias, and Lio Min—who span generations to illustrate their "era" and the power of queer/trans literature. Live-captioning and ASL interpretation will be provided. RSVP here: on.sfpl.org/foglifterSee you then! Image Description: This is an invitation for the reading, “Generational Treasures: An Afternoon of Queer and Trans Storytelling,” presented by the James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center & Foglifter Journal and Press. This free and virtual reading will take place on Sunday, September 25th at 2PM PT. The photos of James Cagney, Lio Min, Charlie Jane Anders, and Lydia Elias are in the middle of the graphic. The SFPL and Foglifter logos are on the bottom. This background has a colorful gradient of pastel hues and various shapes and swirls, with a square containing all of the text and photos in the middle. ... See MoreSee Less
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WWS Around Town: This Saturday join this workshop with traci kato-kiriyama (@traciakemi) at @BBLitArts from 12pm-4pm.

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