Verses Festival of Words 2017: A Visitor’s Perspective

Since I couldn’t get in touch with the festival organizers or participants, this article is about my personal impressions of Verses 2017. For more information, visit the festival’s website or the interviews here and here.

„Hi, I’m A, and I use they/them pronouns.“ They wave into the group of people sitting on wooden cinema chairs in the backroom of Havana Café. The person beside them continues. “I’m B, hello. She/her.” She looks to her right. “C. They/them.” The round continues until the about twenty participants have introduced themselves. Verses Festival of Words 2017: A Visitor’s Perspective weiterlesen