SISTER SPIT is setting off on their 2014 spring fling, spreading queer and feminist literature and spoken word performance all across North America, and they're coming to Vancouver on March 26th! This event is happening on the unceded and occupied Coast Salish territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh people.

The tradition of taking a vanload of edgy, intellectual provocateurs on the road, begun with Michelle Tea in 1997, continues with a lineup featuring brand new voices, audience favorites and the latest publications from Sister Spit Books, an imprint of iconic City Lights Books.

The legendary, raucous, rowdy performance gang, Sister Spit, will hit your town with a pack of multimedia, queer-centric brilliance, a must-see multimedia explosion of taste-makers, novelists, luminaries, playwrights, performance artists, and performers. 

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Slam poet and award-winning playwright Chinaka Hodge, whose explorations of race, class and girl-hood will electrify and clobber.

Powerhouse fat activist Virgie Tovar, one of the U.S’s leading experts on body discrimination and a lecturer who uses wild humor, raunchy storytelling and inspired performance to educate. 

Beth Lisick, whose new book, Yokohama Threeway: A Collection of Small Shames, is hot off Sister Spit Books. Yokohama Threeway gathers Lisick’s most hilarious and humiliating moments into a series of vignettes that will leave the audience cringing and cracking up.

Dia Felix, whose debut book Nochita uses a gorgeous and whimsical language to tell the story of the young offspring of a guru and a cowboy forced to make her own way in a world sparkling with magic, cruelty and imagination.

Sister Spit favorite Rhiannon Argo returns to read from her brand new young adult novel, Girls I’ve Run Away With, the story of teenaged, skateboarding lezzies finding themselves and each other in a hostile suburbia.

Punk pioneer Alice Bag, whose experience as founder of the influential all-girl punk band The Bags in the 1970s is documented in her memoir Violence Girl.



We have done our best to be as accessible as possible!!:
-Fully wheelchair accessible
-Gender-neutral washrooms
-ASL interpretation
-Visual accessibility pending!
-Scent reduction 

Radical Access Mapping Project's audit of WISE Hall:

Femme, POC, and broke-friendly suggestions to fragrance freedom:

If you have questions, feedback, suggestions, or improvements to the accessibility info for this event, please contact Leah Horlick at