féi hernandez: Young Latino/a/x Writers Series

féi hernandez: Young Latino/a/x Writers Series

Feb 18, 2020 3:30 PM to Feb 18, 2020 5:00 PM at University Library, Grand Reading Room

féi hernandez is a Mexican trans non-binary immigrant spiritual healer, writer, actor, visual artist and graphic designer. They grew up undocumented in Inglewood, CA, and have continued community work through their writing and art through performances and exhibits across the Los Angels area.

féi’s writing has been featured in NPR, Immigrant Review, Non Binary: Memoirs of Gender and Identity, The BreakBeat Poets Volume 4: LatiNEXT, Good Mood, Live Wire, and Hayden's Ferry Issue 64. Their art work has been exhibited at Galeria de La Raza, is featured in the Latino Book Review 2019, and is currently working on a digital collection of artwork.

They are currently the Art Director of Palms Up Academy and Lorenzana Services Inc. and teach Crafting Eternity, a writing class for developing writers in Los Angeles. féi has a forthcoming full length poetry collection through Sundress Publications on the intersections of race, citizenship, identity, Inglewood, sexuality, and gender to explore themes of belonging, invisibility, joy, resilience, and resistance.

Dr. Nancy Quintanilla, Sydney Torres, and Mecir Andre Ureta Rivera will serve as panel discussants. This event is co-sponsored by The Womxn Resource Center.

Contact Dr. Quintanilla for more information: nancyq@cpp.edu.