Anna Joy Springer

Anna Joy Springer received her M.F.A. in Literary Arts from Brown University in 2002. She was the lead singer and lyricist for Bay Area punk bands Blatz, The Gr'ups, and Cypher in the Snow, and has toured the U.S. and Europe extensively in these bands and as a member of the legendary all-girl spoken word troupe Sister Spit. She currently lives in San Diego, where she teaches experimental writing and fiction at UCSD and hosts TMI, a monthly queer and feminist literary performance event.