Maisha Banks Manson

Maisha Banks Manson

Maisha Banks Manson is a Queer, gender non-conforming, Black identified artist, activist, teacher and writer. They have devoted their personal journey to self healing through reclamation of personal history, knowledge and creating spaces for healing of others.

2020 Writers Program

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Jack Straw Artists at Westcrest Park this weekend!

September 3, 2021

Created Commons at Westcrest Park Jack Straw Artist Performances: September 4-5, 4-8pm Westcrest Park, Seattle FREE (Donations requested for Real Rent Duwamish) As part of the City of Seattle’s Created Commons initiative, Jack Straw’s partner Lelavision has invited us to collaborate on a neighborhood celebration featuring BIPOC-centered performances, wellness offerings, and science panels utilizing their […]

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Created Commons Westcrest Park flyer

Categories: Artist Support Program, Writers Program

2020 Jack Straw Writers x Bushwick Book Club

September 14, 2020

We’re delighted to announce a new, online version of our ongoing collaboration with our friends at The Bushwick Book Club Seattle! Throughout the year, a Jack Straw writer will be paired with a Bushwick musician (many of whom are also Jack Straw artists), who will write an original song inspired by the written work. Pairings […]

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Categories: Artist Support Program, Writers Program

The 2020 Jack Straw Reading Series – live from our homes in June!

May 12, 2020

The 24th annual Jack Straw Reading Series is adapting for our times, with a series of live-streamed events featuring new poetry, prose, fiction, and creative nonfiction from the 2020 Jack Straw Writers. Multi-genre writer and program curator Anastacia-Renee will host three readings with the writers from their homes, streamed live via Jack Straw’s Facebook page. […]

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2020 Jack Straw Reading Series

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