Bumblemoth: News from the Studio

12/12/17 BOOK LAUNCH: COLLECTED WORKS

November 29, 2017

The launch for my new novel-with-photographs A LONG CURVING SCAR WHERE THE HEART SHOULD BE is hosted by the beloved Collected Works Bookstore on December 12 at 6pm – along with the launch of James Reich’s newest book SOFT INVASIONS. Check out the listing here and the facebook invite here.  The readings will be followed by a […]

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INTERVIEW: Quintan Ana Wikswo in Jackalope

September 26, 2017

click here to read the interview by Chantelle Mitchell – here’s an excerpt: “Have you noticed anything specific about your artistic process? It helps to have enemies. I think I write for retribution, vengeance, emotional reparations. I’ve been thinking a lot about emotional reparations and emotional justice because there’s no real money in writing, so those of […]

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NPR RADIO INTERVIEW #1 of 2: 9/17/17 on Words on a Wire with Tim Hernandez and Daniel Chacon

August 22, 2017

My first interview with the jaw-dropping Tim Hernandez will air on one of my favorite NPR literary programs, WORDS ON A WIRE on Sunday, September 17th. You can go to their website to tune in, and the session will be archived for global listening. We’ll be talking about my first book, a semi-memoir hybrid-nonfiction collection of […]

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ONGOING PRAISE & PRESS FOR “THE HOPE OF FLOATING HAS CARRIED US THIS FAR”

July 10, 2017

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY “In these stories, author and visual artist Wikswo’s juxtaposes dreamy, surreal prose with shadowed, ambiguous, occluded dreamscapes to haunting effect. Her stories defy narrative and instead read like a series of short poems or incantations—heady, euphoric, and full with loss.” Wikswo’s singular lines strike like the tone of a bell, resonating across pages, […]

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FIRST PODCAST / Bumblemoth Episode One: Creating Discomfort

May 15, 2017

I’d like to go down as a patriot on the side of discomfort. It’s dedicated to everybody I made angry this week. So here’s my first low-tech, home-made podcast dedicated to all the friends, adversaries, colleagues, neighbors, and ancestors that I argued with this week, and tomorrow’s plan to privilege my village’s cacti by offering […]

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04/07: Co-Curating in NYC “Forget About That Sweet Fuck Baby: A Tribute to Arleen Schloss”

March 28, 2017

I’m co-curating “Arleen Schloss: FORGET ABOUT THAT SWEET FUCK BABY” In the Bowery at Howl Happening on Friday, April 7, 2017 – 7 PM / Free. Schloss is an iconic performance artist who is so dear to my heart she lives inside my ventricles and I am honored to be part of this special night.  […]

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04/21: Facilitating Micol Hebron’s “Gallery Tally” Workshop

March 28, 2017

Thrilled to the point of going vibrational – I’m facilitating a special workshop-lecture-presentation by my idol Micol Hebron on April 15th – she’ll be sharing strategies and tactics from her project Gallery Tally: calling for gender equity in the Art World with intersectional artists, activists, curators, and institutions in Santa Fe who are passionate about […]

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05/02: i-ABC Intersectional Activist Book Collective / Eduardo Galeano’s “Genesis”

March 28, 2017

Please join us at the fifth gathering of the Eduardo Galeano edition of  i-ABC: INTERSECTIONAL ACTIVISM BOOK COLLECTIVE – a monthly gathering of folx – facilitated by Quintan Ana Wikswo, Alicia Marie Rencountre-Da Silva, and Bineh Ndefru -who come together through books to explore the kinetic intersectionality of today’s social justice activism. Curiosity, cooperation, and humility are our cornerstones. Held the […]

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04/10 NYC: Curating / LaTasha Diggs at Comrade Truebridge

March 28, 2017

Please join me and the fellow comrades of Comrade Truebridge for LaTasha Diggs at Comrade Truebridge NYC coming up on April 10th. I’ll be facilitating our shenanigans, LaTasha will be sharing her sensational work, and multidisciplinary artists of Comrade Truebridge will be discussing projects and collaborations. We are co-hosted by Millay Colony and Caroline Crumpacker will […]

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04/09: Performing at Bowery Poetry in NYC

March 26, 2017

I’m delighted to be the featured performer on the evening of Sunday, April 9th at POET NYC and SLAMFIND at Bowery Poetry…led by Mason Granger at one of my favorite venues in the world. I’ll be reading about 20 minutes of all new work from my project on human rights and resistance in the US-Mexico Border region. […]

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03/07 i-ABC Activist Intersectional Book Collective / AUDRE LORDE

February 22, 2017

Welcome to the second gathering of the Audre Lorde edition of  i-ABC: INTERSECTIONAL ACTIVISM BOOK COLLECTIVE – a monthly gathering of folx – facilitated by Quintan Ana Wikswo, Alicia Marie Rencountre-Da Silva, and Bineh Ndefru -who come together through books to explore the kinetic intersectionality of today’s social justice activism. Curiosity, cooperation, and humility are our cornerstones. Held the […]

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02/07: i-ABC Intersectional Activism Book Collective

January 26, 2017

I’m pleased to announce the formation of i-ABC: INTERSECTIONAL ACTIVISM BOOK COLLECTIVE – a monthly gathering of folx – facilitated by Quintan Ana Wikswo, Alicia Marie Rencountre-Da Silva, and Bineh Ndefru -who come together through books to explore the kinetic intersectionality of today’s social justice activism. Curiosity, cooperation, and humility are our cornerstones. Held the first Tuesday of […]

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02/27: Teaching Anti-Bystander Workshop at Meow Wolf

January 26, 2017

Stay tuned for more information about this practical and tactical two-hour workshop I’m presenting with Attiana Virella-Fuentes at the infamous Meow Wolf of Santa Fe. “TO NOT STAND IDLY BY: TACTICS AND STRATEGIES FOR BYSTANDER INTERVENTION” will focus on teaching participants how to use a wide range of tools, tactics, and strategies for how to intervene […]

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01/17 on Soundcloud: “Carcass”

January 26, 2017

CARCASS written and read by QUINTAN ANA WIKSWO music composed and performed by ARTHUR KELL performed October 2016 at MADRID GENERAL, Madrid NM forthcoming on EDNA by the Millay Colony supported by Creative Capital and Some Serious Business CARCASS is an excerpt from the major body of work OUT HERE DEATH IS NO BIG DEAL, […]

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10/25: Premiering “MADRID HUNGERS” with Arthur Kell at Madrid General

October 20, 2016

Madrid General 2873 NM-14, Madrid, New Mexico 87010 October 25th at 8pm Some Serious Business and Madrid General present MADRID HUNGERS, an intimate reading and performance with the duo Quintan Ana Wikswo (writer, poet) and SSB Artist-in-Residence Arthur Kell (composer/upright bassist). Accompanied by Kell on bass, Wikswo reads her provocative prose poems and stories set in […]

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