In conjunction with the 2015 Philadelphia Trans Health Conference, Leeway hosted the Third Annual Trans Literary Salon on June 4. Highlighting the work of emerging literary artists from a diversity of genres including poetry, fiction, memoir, and spoken word. Featured Performers: poet Cyrée Johnson (ACG '13), sci-fi writer Maggie Eighteen (ACG '14), poet, Kavindu Ade, performer Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi, and writer/activist, Tyler Vile. Co-curated and Hosted by Annie Mok (LTA '14, ACG '13), and J Mase III (ACG ’07).
Tyler Vile is a poet, performer, and activist from Baltimore, Maryland whose work has been published in Gadfly, The Bicycle Review, and Bluestockings Magazine. She's done reviews and interviews for Punk Globe Magazine since 2007, has spotlighted at Sparkle, DC's monthly queer open mic series, and slammed at Capturing Fire, DC's annual queer spoken word festival. Her full-length book of poetry, Never Coming Home, is forthcoming on Topside Press