Intimate Conversations: Anastacia-Renee

Updated: Feb 22

Intimate Conversations with Dani Tirrell & guest Anastacia-Renee

Saturday, September 19, 2020

“Black love looks like Afrofuturism rocking a retro shirt and re-(purposed) commitment. Hair a mess of love, lips blinking with “yes,” eyes moist with home.”


Anastacia-Renee is an award-winning cross-genre writer, educator, interdisciplinary artist, TEDX speaker and podcaster. Renee is the author of (v.), (Black Ocean Press), Forget It (Black Radish Press) and Answer(Me), (Winged City Chapbook Press). She has received fellowships and residencies from Cave Canem, Hedgebrook, VONA, Artist Trust, Jack Straw, Ragdale, Mineral School, Hypatia in the Woods and The New Orleans Writers Residency. Anastacia-Renee's work has been anthologized in, Furious Flower: Seeding the Future of African American Poetry, Spirited Stone, Lessons from Kubotas Garden, Seismic, Seattle City of Literature, and her poetry, fiction and non-fiction has been in Foglifter, Cascadia Magazine, Pinwheel, The Fight and the Fiddle, Glow, The A-Line,Ms. Magazine, Spark,Obsidian Literature and Arts in the African Diaspora,Crab Creek Review,Alta, Catapult and many more.


Photo: Jacob Sutton