Mia Mckenzie

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Mia McKenzie will be visiting the University of Oregon Global Scholars Great Hall Room 123 (1710 E 15th Ave) on April 14th 2015. We can’t wait!

Please help us spread the word and find out ways to get involved by contacting the ASUO Women’s Center at 541-346-4095. Her short stories have appeared in The Kenyon Review (Spring 2013) and make/shift (Spring 2013). She has been featured in Bitch Magazine, Elixher Magazine, GO Magazine’s 100 Women We Love, Autostraddle’s Hot 100, Examiner’s 10 Top Blogging Feminists Not To Miss, For Harriet’s 17 Black Women Bloggers To Know, and the Huffington Posts’ 5 Bloggers Who Are Blogging Better Than You (And Me).

Her recent and upcoming readings and keynotes include, among others, Brown University; HBGC LGBTQ Youth Empowerment Conference at Harvard University; Amherst College; Michigan State University; University of Illinois; University of Michigan; University of Wisconsin; Portland State University; Empowering Women Of Color Conference at University of California at Berkeley. Her work has been published in The Guardian and Colorlines, quoted on The Melissa Harris Perry Show and recommended by The Root, Bitch, Feministing, Angry Asian Man and Crunk Feminist Collective, among others. She is a nerd and the creator of Black Girl Dangerous, a multi-faceted forum for the literary and artistic expression of queer and trans people of color that is read by millions of people all over the globe.
For more information visit: http://miamckenzie.net/