Vanessa Huang

Author's Bio

Born in Berkeley and home in diaspora from California and Taipei to Atlanta, New York, and Tianjin, Vanessa Huang is a poet, artist, and cultural worker whose practice inherits teachings from the prison industrial complex abolition, gender liberation, and intersecting social justice movements over the last decade. quiet of chorus, Vanessa’s first book of poems, is forthcoming with UpSet Press.

Publications and Prizes

Anthologies: 
Captive Genders
(AK Press, 2011)
, Here is a Pen
(Achiote Press, 2009)
, The Revolution Starts at Home
(South End Press, 2011)
Journals: 
Adrienne, CounterPunch, Feminist Studies, Poets for Living Waters, The Feminist Wire
Performances: 
African American Arts and Culture Complex
(2011)
, Bluestockings
(2012)
, Charis Books & More
(2012)
, La Casa Azul Bookstore
(2012)
, Mills College
(2012)
, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
(2014)
, The Compound Gallery
(2012)
, Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe
(2012)

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet, Spoken Word Artist
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Asian American, Chinese American, Disabled, Feminist, G/L/B/T
Prefers to work with: 
Any, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, People with Disabilities, Prisoners, Seniors
Fluent in: 
English
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Last updated: May 12, 2016