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Glitter & Grit: Queer Performance from the Heels on Wheels Femme Galaxy

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Over 60 risk-taking queer femmes and LGBTQ artists contribute to this groundbreaking cross-disciplinary collection of solo-performance, creative nonfiction, poetry, photos, plays, tour stories + pro tips, and more. Glitter & Grit showcases writing by writers, artists, and organizers who have worked with or in Heels on Wheels, a working-class led and multiracial queer ...more
Paperback, 350 pages
Published December 2015 by Publication Studio
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M.
Jul 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I've been reading this a little bit every morning and it's full of life and heart--and power. GLITTER & GRIT collects writing, scripts, photos, and dispatches from Heels on Wheels in its various iterations, and stands as a valuable record of important recent queer/femme art/lit history.

I missed Heels on Wheels when they came to the Midwest and by the time I moved to NYC it was over! So I'm very glad to be able to experience the work and the adventures in this way.

Some favorites: Heather
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Hannah
Feb 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
wellllll i bought it posthaste because i heard there was a piece in it about femme daddies, but that turned out to literally be a half-page photo of an acrostic poem, which was cute but not quite what i was looking for.

also it followed the same fate as my copy of amber hollibough's my dangerous desires and got attacked by a leaky water bottle in my bag :(

STILL OBVIOUSLY this was an essential addition to my library. highlights:
kama la mackerel's "femme invocation" and "the revolution will not be
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