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Friday, April 16, 2021 | noon – 1 p.m.

Kay Ulanday Barrett—Radical MacACCESS

Join us as we welcome, Kay Ulanday Barrett, to our campus. Kay Ulanday Barrett is a poet, performer, and cultural strategist. Barrett’s book More Than Organs received a 2021 Stonewall Book Honor Award by the American Library Association. They have featured at The Lincoln Center, The U.N., Symphony Space, The Poetry Project, Princeton University, NYU, The Dodge Poetry Foundation, The Hemispheric Institute, and Brooklyn Museum. They’ve received fellowship invitations from MacDowell, Lambda Literary, Drunken Boat, VONA, The Home School, VCCA, and Macondo. They are a 3x Pushcart Prize nominee and 2x Best of the Net nominee. Their contributions are found in The New York Times, The Advocate, Asian American Literary Review, Vogue, PBS News Hour, The Rumpus, Academy of American Poets, NYLON, WBAI Radio, NPR, and more. They have written two poetry books, When The Chant Comes (Topside Press, 2016) and More Than Organs (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2020). They currently remix their mama’s recipes and reside in Jersey City with their jowly dog.  kaybarrett.net. The zoom link is on our website.  

Contact: disabilityservices@macalester.edu

Audience: Faculty, Staff, Students

Sponsors: Disability Services, Office of Student Affairs

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