A collection of spoken word works by author, activist, and storyteller, Otter Lieffe

Friday, 28 December 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Otter Lieffe, author 'Margins and Murmurations'

Michele presents a collection of spoken word audio works by author, activist, and storyteller Otter Lieffe, a trans woman living in Berlin. Her works discuss ageism, precarity, gender, trans lives, and intersecting oppressions affecting trans women. Michele also presents an excerpt of a 2017 interview they conducted with Otter at the time of the release of her first novel Margins and Murmurations.

Works in this episode include Margins and Murmurations: chapter 1, Ageism And Survival, My Gender Is Precarity, Not An Artist, and My Fucking Voice.

More information at otterlieffe.com and soundcloud.com/otterlieffe.

The tracks 'The Park' by Body of Work feat. Otter Lieffe and 'Transito' by Zaya Barroso, have been used with permission by the artists.


Content/ trigger warning: Please be aware that this episode contains descriptions or discussions of transphobia, queerphobia, dysphoria, poverty, precarity, oppression, misogyny, violence against trans women, strong language, and sexual themes, that may be distressing to some listeners. If this episode raises questions or causes distress to you, contact Lifeline (13 11 14), Queerspace (03 9663 6733), or Switchboard Victoria (1800 184 527).