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In Conversation With Juliana Delgado Lopera (SF)

Author-activist Anne-christine d'Adesky in conversation with writer, oral-historian, and literary-drag-queen, Juliana Delgado Lopera, Executive Director of RADAR Productions, a queer literary non-profit in San Francisco. Ac and Juliana will have an intergenerational conversation about activism, art, bearing witness, and applying the lessons of the past to today.

Juliana Delgado Lopera is an award-winning Colombian writer, oral-historian, literary-drag-queen based in San Francisco. The recipient of the 2014 Jackson Literary award, and a finalist of the Clark-Gross Novel award, she’s the author of ¡Cuéntamelo! an illustrated bilingual collection of oral histories by LGBT Latin@ immigrants and Quiéreme (Nomadic Press 2017). She's received fellowships from Brush Creek Foundation of the Arts, Lambda Literary Foundation and The SF Grotto.

Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and published in Four Way Review, Foglifter, The Bold Italic, Weird Sister, Revista Canto, Black Girl Dangerous, and SF Weekly among others. She’s performed in countless venues around the West Coast and lectured at San Francisco State University, Wayward Writers and 826 Valencia.