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Sister Spit: The Next Generation comes to UK and Europe

August 29th, 2009 · post by natalie · Make a comment

Get ready for some grrrl action with awesome spoken word, literary and performance group, Sister Spit: The Next Generation fast on their way to what looks to be a packed out tour of the UK and Europe this September.

Sister Spit is spearheaded by Michelle Tea, alongside what promises to be an exciting line up of queer/grrrl writers, zinesters and performers.

The confirmed line-up is:

Michelle Tea
Prolific writer, Michelle Tea is author of three memoirs, including Rent Girl, a beutifully illustrated novel about the sex work industry. Michelle co-founded the original Sister Spit spoken word roadshows back in 1994, which were hailed as a “literary celebration of outspoken and courageous feminists”.

Cristy C Road
Punk rock author, illustrator and zinester; if you haven’t come across Cristy Road already, where have you been? With Cuban-American roots, much of Cristy’s personal work reflects on her own experiences, and she well known for much of her work within the punk scene.

Rhiannon Argo
Described as a skater, future librarian, present novelist Rhiannon Argo is author of the San Franciscan set, queer tour-de-force The Creamsicle.

Kat Marie Yoas
Kat Marie Yoas is a working class performer, writer and rascal about town. Catch her work in We Don’t Need Another Wave.

Em Ledger
Based in the UK, Em runs riot grrrl collective Lola and the Cartwheels and writes ‘The World’s A Mess and Yr My Only Cure’ zine.


Poster for Sister Spit European tour

Poster for Sister Spit European tour

2: Brighton, Cowley Club
3: Bristol, Warehouse Location, 9 Bath Buildings, Montpelier, Bristol, BS6 5PT
4: Sheffield, Rude Shipyard
5: London, RampARTS Social Centre
6: Leeds, The Adelphi
7: Bradford, 1 in 12
9: Ljubljana, Menza Pri Korito
10: Vienna, tbc
11: Munich, Kafe Kult
12: Berlin, Wirr Warr
14: Stockholm, Hallongrottan
15: Stockholm, Högkvarteret
16: Hamburg, Künstlerhaus Vorwerkstift
17: Cologne, Kulturbunker
18: Paris, tbc
22: Huddersfield, The Peacock Lounge
23: Manchester, Yard Theatre
24: London, Chroma Journal workshop session –
25: Edinburgh, Ladyfest Edinburgh – The Big Red Door

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