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Kay Ulanday Barrett aka @brownroundboi, is a poet, performer, and educator, navigating life as a disabled pilipinx amerikan transgender queer in the U.S. K. has featured globally: The Lincoln Center, Princeton University, UC Berkeley, Queens Museum, The Chicago Historical Society, Tucson Poetry Festival, NY Poetry Festival, The Dodge Poetry Foundation, The Guild Complex, The Hemispheric Institute, Musee Pour Rire, & The National Queer Arts Festival. They are a 2x Pushcart Prize nominee and have received fellowships from Lambda Literary Review, VONA/Voices, The Home School, and Drunken Boat.  Their contributions are found in Asian American Literary Review, PBS News Hour, NYLON, The Margins, RaceForward, Foglifter, The Deaf Poets Society, Poor Magazine, Fusion.net, Winter Tangerine, Apogee, Entropy, Buzzfeed, The Huffington Post, Them., & Bitch Magazine. Recent publications include contributions in the anthologies, Subject To Change (Sibling Rivalry Press), Outside the XY: Queer Black & Brown Masculinity (Magnus Books), The Papercuts Anthology (Cutlass Press), and Writing the Walls Down: A Convergence of LGBTQ Voices (Trans-genre Press). They are 2018 Guest Faculty for The Poetry Foundation & Crescendo Literary, a Guest Editor at Nat.Brut, and the 2018 Lambda Literary Review Retreat, Writer-In-Residence in Poetry. When The Chant Comes (Topside Press, 2016) is their first collection of poetry.  kaybarrett.net