Role: Advisors

Elizabeth Burden

Elizabeth Burden is a multidisciplinary artist whose works use drawing, painting, sculpture, video, coding, mapping, and other processes to interpret and reinterpret personal, community, and societal narratives about identity, memory, belonging, (dis)placement, (in)visibility, erasure, and the unspeakable. The common thread that runs through all her work is to look at old realities anew, to confront

Denise Uyehara

Denise Uyehara (she, her, hers) is an award-winning, interdisciplinary performance artist, writer and playwright whose work has been presented across the U.S. and in London, Vancouver, Helsinki and Tokyo. For over two decades she has investigated what marks us in our migration across borders of identity through interdisciplinary performance.  Uyehara’s work has been hailed as

Farid Matuk

Farid Matuk (he, him, his) is the author of the poetry collections This Isa Nice Neighborhood and The Real Horse. His chapbooks include My Daughter La Chola and From Don’t Call It Reginald Denny. Matuk serves as an Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Arizona and on the editorial team at Fence.

Monica Ong

Monica Ong (she, her, hers) is a visual artist and poet whose hybrid image-poems juxtapose diagram and diary, bearing witness to silenced histories of the body. She completed her MFA in Digital Media at the Rhode Island School of Design and is also a Kundiman poetry fellow. Her work has been published in several journals including

TC Tolbert

TC Tolbert (s/he, her/him, hers/his) identifies as a trans and genderqueer feminist, collaborator, mover, and poet but really s/he’s just a human in love with humans doing human things. The author of Gephyromania(Ahsahta Press, 2014) and 4 chapbooks, TC is also co-editor (along with Trace Peterson) of Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics