Jyl Lynn Felman

Jyl Lynn Felman is an award-winning writer, cultural activist, and performance artist whose work has appeared in over twenty newspapers, literary journals, and anthologies. She has been featured on radio, including BBC and NPR. Her short story collection Hot Chicken Wings (Aunt Lute Books, 1995) was a Lambda Literary finalist. Felman has authored two other books, Never a Dull Moment: Teaching and the Art of Performance and Cravings. She also contributed to the book Becoming Myself: Reflections on Growing Up Female, a collaboration of accounts from other renowned women artists such as Maya Angelou, J.K. Rowling, and Joyce Carol Oates. Her one-act play Voices was selected for the reading series at the 2nd Annual International Women Playwrights Festival in Toronto and produced by the Evergreen Theater Festival. She is an attorney, a professor at Commonwealth Honor College at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and lectures widely on racism, anti-Semitism, and homophobia.

To learn more about Jyl and her work, visit her website.

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