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Speculative Artist’s Statement for Queer Writers

Try out Atom Evie Atkinson’s speculative artist’s statement, developed to help her students pivot from past educations to a utopian future of their own design.

Teaching to Transgress Cruising Utopia


Atom Evie Atkinson is a writer and teacher and formerly the director of Catapult’s writing program and Chautauqua Institution’s literary arts programs.