Daisy Hernandez reads from A Cup of Water Under My Bed. She is joined by poet Kathi Wolfe, author of Green Light. The reading will be followed by a reception and book signing.
Daisy Hernandez is co-editor, with Bushra Rehman, of Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism. Her commentaries have appeared in The New York Times, Ms,. Magazine, and In These Times, and her opeds have been aired on NPR’s All Things Considered. Her essays have appeared in several anthologies including 50 Ways to Support Lesbian and Gay Equality (New World Library, 2005), Without a Net: The Female Experience of Growing Up Working Class (Seal Press, 2004), and Border-Line Personalities: A New Generation of Latinas Dish on Sex, Sass, and Cultural Shifting (Harper Paperbacks, 2004). She has been a columnist for Ms. magazine and a reporter on The New York Times metro desk
Kathi Wolfe’s freelance journalism and commentary have appeared in The Washington Post, Utne Reader, and many other publications. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Gargoyle, Not Just Air, Ragged Edge Magazine, Innisfree Poetry, Harrington Lesbian Fiction Quarterly, Kaleidoscope, Disability Studies Quarterly, The Potomac Review, and The Christian Century. In 2004, Moon Pie Press, a fine-letter press, published a limited edition chapbook, Surrealism Before 10 a.m. Her chapbook, The Uppity Blind Girl: Poems, won the 2014 Stonewall Chapbook Competition, and will be published by BrickHouse Books. She has read her poetry at the Bethesda Literary Festival, the Joaquin Miller Cabin Series, the Library of Congress Poetry at Noon Series, and other area venues.