Under The Belly of the Beast

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Dissonance Press
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5.98 X 9.02 X 0.3 inches | 0.44 pounds

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About the Author

Cori Bratby-Rudd is a queer LA-based writer and the editor of Under The Belly of the Beast (Dissonance Press, 2020). She graduated Cum Laude from UCLA's Gender Studies department, and received her MFA in Creative Writing from California Institute of the Arts. Cori is the co-founder and executive director of Influx Collectiv(e)'s Queer Poetry Reading Series. In 2018, she was nominated as one of Lambda Literary's 2018 Emerging Writers and her first full length manuscript Dis/owned (previously titled: Goats & Grandmas) was a semi-finalist for YesYes Book's 2019 Pamet River Prize and was Longlisted for PANK Magazine's 2019 Book Contest. You can find her at coribratbyrudd.com.
RYKA AOKI (she/her) is a poet, composer, teacher, and novelist whose books include He Mele a Hilo and two Lambda Award finalists, Seasonal Velocities and Why Dust Shall Never Settle Upon This Soul. Ryka's work has appeared or been recognized in publications including Vogue, Elle, Bustle, Autostraddle, PopSugar, and Buzzfeed. Her poetry was featured at the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center, and she was honored by the California State Senate for "extraordinary commitment to the visibility and well-being of Transgender people."
féi hernandez féi hernandez (b.1993 Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico) is an Inglewood-raised immigrant trans non-binary visual artist, writer, and healer. féi is an Advisory Board Member of Gender Justice Los Angeles and was one of the artists for Forward Together's 2019 Trans Day of Resilience Campaign. They are a Co-Founder of ING Fellowship which provides mentorship to Inglewood youth working on projects to counteract gentrification and was also a femmetor for the 2019-2020 Seeds of Liberación (SOL) leadership development program for young transgender, gender non-conforming, and intersex (TGI) people in Los Angeles. They are a certified Reiki and Akashic Records practitioner who utilizes a decolonial approach to ancestral energetic healing. féi collects Pokémon plushies.