It’s Leo Season
Meloe Gennai is a poet, performer, actor, historian and legalist advocating for minority rights. Their poems are written in English, German and French and address themes like gender, blackness, queerness and community. They are a laureate of the poetry Biennal Robert Goffin (Belgium 2012) and have performed in Switzerland, Austria, France, Madagascar as well as in Berlin, Brussels, Lissabon, Madrid and Warsaw. Meloe has published a book of poems in October 2017 and was recently awarded a writing grant by the city of Geneva for their first novel: “The evolution of love” (2018-2020) and by Prohelvetia for their spoken word performance „how I pretended to be normal“ (2019-2020). Their latest book „robots dont know im naked“ will come out in 2020.