(photo by Elliot Owen)
Nia King is a freelance multimedia journalist whose work focuses on political art by women, queer people and people of color. She is the author of Queer and Trans Artists of Color: Stories of Some of Our Lives and the host and producer of We Want the Airwaves podcast. Her writing has been published in Colorlines, East Bay Express and Women & Performance. She is currently working on Queer & Trans Artists of Color, Volume 2 with co-editor Elena Rose.
"Queer and Trans Artists of Color is a nuanced exploration of the value of art in community organizing and activist causes that matter to LGBT people of color."
- Sam Levin, East Bay Express
"[Queer & Trans Artists of Color] is one of the most informative and inspirational books I’ve read in a long time. It’s like a primer for how to be an effective artist or community worker."
- Mey Rude, Autostraddle
The sixteen artist interviews that make up Nia King’s Queer and Trans Artists of Color: Stories of Some of Our Lives portray profiles of some of the most intriguing creative minds at work today." - Tom Leger, Topside Press
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