Incite: The Vancouver Launch of Hustling Verse

Incite: The Vancouver Launch of Hustling Verse


(price does not include service charge)


Tuesday, November 19
7:30 pm
Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews

Join the Vancouver Writers Fest and Arsenal Pulp Press on November 19 for a special Incite event celebrating the publication of Hustling Verse: An Anthology of Sex Workers’ Poetry, edited by Amber Dawn and Justin Ducharme.

Amber Dawn and Justin Ducharme will be joined by contributors Mercedes Eng, jaye simpson, Kay Kassirer, tzaz, Raven Slander (and more to be announced).

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Event Participants:

Incite: The Vancouver Launch of Hustling Verse

Amber Dawn is the author of the novels Sodom Road Exit (2018) and Sub Rosa (winner of a Lambda Literary Award, 2010), the Vancouver Book Award-winning memoir How Poetry Saved My Life (2013), the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize-nominated poetry collection Where the words end and my body begins (2015). She is also editor of Fist of the Spider Woman: Tales of Fear and Queer Desire and co-editor of With a Rough Tongue: Femmes Write Porn. She teaches creative writing at d the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, and also leads several low-barrier community writing classes.

Incite: The Vancouver Launch of Hustling Verse

Justin Ducharme is a filmmaker, writer, dancer and curator from the small Métis community of St. Ambroise on Treaty 1 Territory. He is a graduate from Vancouver Film School, and the writer/director of three short narrative films. He has been jigging since the age of 7, performing with The St. Ambroise Youth Steppers and the Louis Riel Métis Dancers. His poetry has been featured in Sex Worker Wisdom and PRISM International magazine. He currently lives and works on Unceded Coast Salish Territory.