© 2019 by Jan-Henry Gray                                                                                              Cover image: Magic Eye, Jonathan Molina-Garcia

Projects

 

 

 

Writers for Migrant Justice 

Co-organizer

Organizers: Jan-Henry Gray, Anni Liu, Christopher Soto, and Javier Zamora,

Writers for Migrant Justice hosted more than 40 events nationwide on and around September 4, 2019. The readings raised more than $40K for Immigrant Families Together, a non-profit organization that provides resources and aid to families impacted by their treatment in the US/Mexico border. Press: The Nation, Poets & Writers, i-D, and Washington Square News 

 

Asian Prisoner Support Committee (APSC)

Mentor

ASPC, in partnership with Hyphen Magazine, will publish its second anthology featuring original work by API writers who are incarcerated. These works will be the result of the work by each writer and their mail correspondence with their mentor. 

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City Lore’s Homer 2 Hip Hop Program

Teaching Artist

Homer 2 Hip Hop is an in-school arts program that engages young people in exploring poetry and oral traditions from diverse cultures around the world, including from their own communities in NYC. The program is made possible by the generous support from the Matisse Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

Meanwhile 

Instagram Story Artist-in-Residence

Co-founded by Megan Kirby and Catherine Eves, this live zine storytelling, was voted “2019 Best Literary Event in Chicago” by the Chicago Reader. The show takes place at bi-monthly at Delilah’s bar and has featured artists Bianca Xunise, Britt Julious, D.J. Williams, and Jon Mastantuono.