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Kaleidoscope Writing Workshop!

Queer Ancestors Project and Still Here SF

present a FREE creative writing workshop for transgender, queer, lesbian, gay, bisexual, gender nonconforming, questioning, and intersex people, ages 18-26, to explore the lives and stories of our queer/trans ancestors. Over 14 weeks, we’ll build community in workshops led by local queer/trans BIPOC artists, express ourselves in multiple writing genres, support each other’s creative processes, & connect to those who came before. 

Kaleidoscope Teaching Artists:

Tina Bartolome,  Mason J,  tanea lunsford lynx,

Tina Valentin Aguirre,  and Vero Majano.


The workshop will culminate in a public reading and

participants will receive a $1000 stipend upon completion! 

Meets Tuesdays, 6-8 pm

May 10 to August 9, 2022

at the San Francisco Main Library

Final reading & celebration August 18th, 2022


Workshop Requirements: regular attendance, commitment to write & create in community, COVID-19 vaccination & willingness to wear masks for mutual health.


Build Community

Write Across Genres

Connect with Ancestors

Perform Original Work 

No previous creative writing experience is necessary.  

Questions? Contact Lead Artist Tina Bartolome

Space is limited!  Please apply by April 1st, 2022

Applications Closed


photography credits to Marcella Sanchez

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