Sheri Wright, poet, editor, photographer and film-maker, will be on Keep Louisville Literary today on ARTxFM at 1:00 P.M. to speak about her upcoming documentary Tracking Fire. The subject of Tracking Fire is the UpStairs Lounge arson attack that took place on June 24th, 1973 at a gay bar in the French Quarter of New Orleans, marking one of the most important and horrific dates in LGBTQ history.
Sheri will speak about what inspired her to make the film, and what she plans to do with it. She’ll also read us some of her poetry. Sheri is the author of the poetry book Nuns Shooting Guns along with four chapbooks, including her most recent The Slow Talk of Stones.
Tune in to hear more about how the worlds of writing and film-making have come together for this talented and impressive woman!