Jordan Alam is a queer Bangladeshi-American writer, performer, and social change educator based out of Seattle. Their work engages with moments of rupture and transformation in the lives of people on the margins. Jordan has performed on stage and facilitated workshops nationwide, most recently at Town Hall Seattle. Their short stories and articles have been published in The Atlantic, CultureStrike Magazine, The Rumpus, and AAWW’s The Margins among others. They are currently writing a debut novel which explores intergenerational trauma, Bengali folklore, and borders – both literal and metaphorical. Learn more about their work at their website: www.jordanalam.com.
sára abdullah is an indigenous SWANA/Pinxy non-binary femme Muslima descended from nomadic dreamweavers, kitchen witches, tricksters, and storytellers. As a poet, performer, storyteller, cultural organizer, and healing artist, she is committed to radical softness, (re)membering embodied knowledge, uplifting the erotic, and building collective liberation. They are an alum of the Laundromat Project Create Change Fellowship '14, Betty's Daughter Arts Collaborative Public Performance Art Fellowship '17-'18, and Needing It: Solo Performance in Queer Community '18. Her work has appeared at Asian American Writers Workshop, Bluestockings Cafe, and JACK Theater.
She is the vision holder of earth seed holistic, a healing practice and consultancy that provides botanical offerings, herbal consultations, creativity coaching, energy work, full-spectrum doula companionship, and workshops centered in plant medicine, cosmic wisdom, and nurturing the creative spirit. www.earthseedholistic.com