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Alexis Smithers

Alexis Smithers is a black nonbinary person who writes for Autostraddle. A 2015 Pink Door Fellow, 2016 LAMBDA LITERARY Emerging Young Adult Fiction Writing Fellow, and 2018 #GrowWithGoogle Web Development Scholarship recipient, they've performed their work at Busboys and Poets and West Hollywood Library. They have work published in wusgood.black, Glass: Poetry, Winter Tangerine and The BreakBeat Poets Volume Two: Black Girl Magic edited by Mahogany L. Browne, Jamila Woods, and Idrissa Simmonds, among others. While they try to escape the Big Five, you can find them at DangerLove12 on Twitter.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, April 27

3:45pm PDT