I’m sending a beautiful follow up episode with Darcy Leigh (who was also on #105) and Harry Josephine Giles your way. These two dreams so generously shared about their lives, visions, creative practice and their trans healthcare fundraiser. It’s been a joy of a conversation covering much ground and I hope that you’ll love it as much as I did! Here is some of what we talked about:
- Running Easter Road Press and self-publishing practices
- Activist burn out, riding pandemic waves & rebuilding queer lives
- Funding trans health and dreaming radical care
- Finding sources of power and magic
Harry Josephine Giles is from Orkney and lives in Leith. Her verse novel Deep Wheel Orcadia was published by Picador in October 2021. She has a PhD in Creative Writing from Stirling. Her show Drone debuted in the Made in Scotland Showcase at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe and toured internationally. www.harryjosephine.com
Darcy Leigh lives half in Edinburgh, half in Brighton (it’s complicated). She is very Jewish, very butch, and deep in DIY culture as well as queer history. Darcy also works as a university lecturer where she researches British colonialism and tries to make universities more accessible while also burning them down. https://butcharchive.com/
More info about the starter website I’m offering for the fundraiser auction: https://pinkwellstudio.com/webdesign/
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