This is the official website for Swanee Astrid.
Her work encompasses activism and advocacy for youth literacy, education reform, transformative mentorship, open mic as democratic forum, and community as collective for progress. You can read her manifesto here.
Her repertoire of work has many intersecting roles along the arts spectrum and across diverse disciplines. From literary publication, feature performer, production manager, to event marketing, she has played a key role in various projects and publications like
Real Poets Sacramento,
Bombay Gin Lit Journal,
ZEEJaipur Literature Festival,
Naropa University’s Summer Writing Program,
Swanee’s areas of research include astro-anthropology, norse-germanic cosmology, energy systems, language permutation, world building, ecological sustainability, indigenous practices, and contemporary mythopoetic narrative frameworks. Her specialty lies in process-oriented mentorship using writing as a framework for trauma recovery.
Her quarterly publication, VIBRISSAE, focuses on curating a readership dedicated to Earth-healing practices.
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