Queer Care Camp: Juliet Jacques: Queer Catharsis: Fiction and Memoir Writing
Writer and filmmaker Juliet Jacques will host a workshop as part of Queer Care Camp. In this two hour session, Jacques will discuss how to write a narrative for fiction or memoir.
Using Leslie Feinberg’s historical fiction novel Stone Butch Blues (1993), as a starting point, the session will explore how to have complex conversations related to queerness through writing and how it can act as a transformative tool.
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Queer Catharsis: Fiction and Memoir Writing is part of Queer Care Camp, a space for LGBTQ+ creatives and their allies to make, think and rest. This is a space to come together, to share resources and to reimagine LGBTQ+ communities that survive and thrive.
- About Juliet Jacques
Juliet Jacques is a writer and filmmaker based in London. She has published three books, including Trans: A Memoir (Verso, 2015) and the short story collection Variations (Influx, 2021). Her essays, criticism and journalism have appeared in many publications, from The London Review of Books to Tribune, and her short films have screened in galleries and festivals worldwide. She hosts Suite (212) on Resonance 104.4fm – a radio programme that looks at the arts in their social, cultural, political and historical contexts. She teaches at the Royal College of Art, City Lit and elsewhere.
- Covid Safety
Studio Voltaire encourages you to wear a face mask for the safety of our visitors and staff unless you are exempt. Please note, this event is subject to change owing to any updated government Covd-19 guidelines.
- Image credit
Juliet Jacques. Photo by Robin Silas Christian
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