Storyteller’s Prize Presentation and Live Event, Tateuchi Democracy Forum, June 13, 2015 6:30pm-8:00pm
Willy Wilkinson, MPH is an award-winning writer and public health consultant whose writing has been described as “highly evocative” by the Lambda Literary Review. He has performed spoken word at universities from Vassar College to UC Berkeley, in the film “Against a Trans Narrative,” and at Creating Change, the premier national LGBTQ activism conference. He is the recipient of a National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association award, the Transgender Law Center Vanguard Award, the Asian and Pacific Islander Queer Women and Transgender Community (APIQWTC) Phoenix Award, and is listed on the Trans 100. His forthcoming memoir Born on the Edge of Race and Gender: A Voice for Cultural Competency blends his intersectional experiences of race, gender, sexuality, disability, class, and parenthood with lessons from the fields of cultural competency, public health, and policy advocacy. Learn more at www.willywilkinson.com.