Rose Gelfand (Scripps 2021)
Rose Gelfand is a first year from Richmond, California. She wants to (most likely) dual-major in Sociology and Feminist, Gender, Sexuality Studies. She is super excited to be writing for The Voice, and especially excited to be recommending all her favorite art in Rose’s Reading Recs. On her own time, Rose is a poet and a dancer (come see Groove Nation perform sometime!) and is passionate about social justice. As a senior in the Oakland School For the Arts Literary Arts emphasis, Rose published her debut multigenre collection To Carve A Person Out. She is the editor and curator of Straight Up: An Intergenerational LGBTQ+Anthology and is currently working on a new chapbook called in which. Rose also teaches poetry and (not at the same time) to 7-15-year-olds at Camp Winnarainbow. She loves plants, boba, Janelle Monae, and puns!