Community Literary News


The Victoria Arts Council is sponsoring part of the 2020 Victoria Festival of Authors …

Queer Existence is Resistance: The Power of QT2BIPOC Futurisms

with Serena Lukas Bhandar, Danny Ramadan, jaye simpson 
Curated and moderated by K.P Dennis

Friday, October 2, 7:30-9:00
Zoom Livestream
Free, but registration required

As QT2BIPOC, our existence is science fiction. We live as a product of our ancestor’s collective dreams, imagination, and their relentless fight against the post-apocalyptic regime of European colonization. As we sit twenty years into the new century, uprisings grow, and the call for change is making people ask, “If not this world, then what?”

In this panel discussion, we will explore the power and importance of QT2BIPOC futurisms in shaping and reframing the world we currently inhabit. We will discuss the importance of storytelling, writing through our own personal truths, magic, and the role of the artist in this time of uprising, burning, and re-creation. We will discuss joy as revolution, queer love, and the ever-important question, “What next?”

 Sponsored by Victoria Arts Council

Queer Existence is Resistance: The Power of QT2BIPOC Futurisms

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the resulting health concerns of large gatherings, the Victoria Festival of Authors has gone completely digital for their 2020 season … as a result, the entire festival is by donation. 

Entire Victoria Festival of Authors 2020 Program is now online: