Apogee Journal is pleased to share the first nonfiction piece in our Overshare series,* Franny Choi’s Notes from “A Guide to Drag Kinging.”
“AS YOU PROWL the sidewalk, cross the stage, lights hot and bright on your face, on the front of your pants, feel it hanging, shifting with each step, strapped tight into shorts. Armed and ready, standing at attention. Soon, you will find it affecting your walk, longer lunges that land like declarative sentences…”
Notes from “A Guide to Drag Kinging,” by Franny Choi
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FRANNY CHOI has been a finalist at the National Poetry Slam, the Individual World Poetry Slam, and the Women of the World Poetry Slam. A Pushcart Prize nominee, her literary work has appeared in Fringe, Tandem, Angry Asian Man, Issues, and others. Her play, Mask Dances, was staged for the 2011 Writing is Live Festival. She co-coordinates ProvSlam Youth, a program for young writers in Providence, Rhode Island.
*The Overshare series brings you content from Apogee’s Issue Two, posted online every Tuesday and Friday in July and August 2013.