Rachel McKibbens swings by the studio to discuss the Pink Door Writing Retreat, which serves to promote community and dialogue for writers currently excluded from the dominant cultural narrative; it actively seeks to bring Black women, women of color, trans women, and gender non-conforming writers / activists / scholars / rebels and regional voices into exchange & engagement with each other to provide a space for mentorship and exploration of ideas while building an active and informed literary community.
About Rachel McKibbens:
Rachel McKibbens is a Chicana writer and two-time New York Foundation for the Arts poetry fellow. She is the co-founder of the Pink Door Writing Retreat and host of the critically acclaimed Poetry and Pie Night reading series. She is the author of three full length-books of poetry, blud (Copper Canyon), Into The Dark & Emptying Field (Small Doggies Press), and Pink Elephant (Small Doggies Press) as well as the chapbook MAMMOTH (Organic Weapon Arts).