Marlee Alcina (she/they) is a Black, queer multidisciplinary artist with a special focus on writing and performance. Her work explores the dreamscape, love in all its many forms, and radical vulnerability. Their work articulates through movement, poetry, and puppetry how the political is always personal. She attributes a large part of her artistic influence to dancing with her queer chosen family, Audre Lorde, and writing her signature love letters.
Marlee Alcina is pursuing an MFA in Narrative Nonfiction at the University of Georgia. She is the author of “Mommy Issues; Poems for the Fragile, Queer Heart.” Their writing has also appeared in Issues of Sinister Wisdom: A Multicultural Lesbian Literary & Art journal, and Solstice Literary Magazine. They have also performed with Bread and Puppet Theater and Sacred Circle Theatre Company.