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Lolan Buhain Sevilla

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Lolan Buhain Sevilla is a Filipino trans butch cultural worker & organizer who strives to root their art in community, study and practice. They have over a decade of cross-sectoral nonprofit Administrative, Development, and Programmatic experience. Lolan currently works at the New York City Anti-Violence Project, serves as Co-chair on the Board of Directors for CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities, and is a member of the National Writers Union, Local 1981. They have been published in Maganda Magazine, The Womanist Journal, Cheers to Muses: Contemporary Works by Asian American Women, and TAYO Literary Magazine. Their first chapbook, Translating New Brown, is a collection of poetry and short stories that won the Philippine American Writers & Artists' Calatagan Award. Lolan is also co-editor of Walang Hiya ...Literature Taking Risks Toward Liberatory Practice, and was awarded a 2012 Writing Residency at Hedgebrook.