Jade Sylvan, called a “risque queer icon” by the Boston Globe, is an award-winning author, poet, screenwriter, producer, and performing artist living in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Jade’s most recent book, Kissing Oscar Wilde (Write Bloody 2013), a novelized memoir about the author’s experience as a touring poet in Paris, received rave reviews, and was a finalist for the New England Book Award and the Bisexual Book Award. Jade has toured extensively, performing their work to audiences across the United States, Canada, and Europe.
|04/19/15||Cambridge, MA||Oberon||United States|
|Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 1 Arrow St.. Jade represents the Boston Poetry Slam in this Grudge Match against the Haley House Slam for National Poetry Month. Buy Tickets More information|
|05/08/15||Jamaica Plain, MA||Midway Lounge||United States|
|Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3496 Washington St.. Jade performs at Chapter 3 of WTF Queerlesque?!|
|06/05/15||Cambridge, MA||Oberon||United States|
|Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 1 Arrow St.. Jade performs at Glitterotica: Season 2. Buy Tickets More information|
Ten women find themselves in a vacant mansion on Spektor Island in December, 1972. Each believes she’s traveled to the house on business, but they all agree that something seems strange. For one thing, the entire house is full of pictures and statues of pigs.
Jade Sylvan’s poems are ornaments to holidays that don’t exist yet. Something with candles. Our first instinct is to treat them with extreme care, but not out of fragility, just the understanding that the sacred has occurred. Magic. Too much of the world fit into this small ritual.” — Brian Ellis, author of Uncontrolled Experiments in Freedom