You're Being Ridiculous is super excited to celebrate PRIDE at Steppenwolf as part of their LookOut Series this year!. AND ... we're delighted to welcome H. Melt to YBR to share a story with us and help us celebrate ... learn a little about H. Melt here and get your tickets!
H. Melt is a poet, artist, and educator who lives in Chicago. They are the author of The Plural, The Blurring and On My Way to Liberation. They edited the anthology Subject to Change: Trans Poetry & Conversation. Lambda Literary awarded them the Judith A. Markowitz Award for Emerging LGBTQ Writers. They've also been named to Newcity's Lit 50 list and Windy City Times' 30 Under 30. H. Melt helped organize Queeriosity at Young Chicago Authors and works at Women & Children First, Chicago’s feminist bookstore.
Who is your favorite queer icon?
I love Lorraine Hansberry. She’s one of my favorite queer icons because she was a writer, an activist, and from Chicago.