J Mase III
poet. educator. founder of awQward.

Services

In addition to performing his poems in the US and beyond, J Mase has built a solid foundation of workshops, curriculum development, coaching and consulting work for universities/colleges, faith institutions, k-12 schools, non-profits, individuals and more. Below, please find a list of his current available services.



Poetry/Performance

Shows:
1. It Is My Duty to Spit (solo)
2. #BlackTransMagick (collaboration)
3. Cupid Ain’t @#$%!: An Anti-Valentine’s Day Poetry Movement (collaboration)

Workshops:
1. Even My Poems Are Revolutionary
2. Write Me Where It Hurts: Healing from Body Trauma Through the Written/Spoken Word



Cultural Competency

Workshops:
1. The Solidarity Framework: An Intersectional Approach
2. How I Survived the Gay Rights Movement as a Trans Person of Color

Consulting:
1. Curriculum Development
2. Multi-day in person training and remote support for organizations of all sizes
3. Interactive Keynotes



Faith Based

Workshops:
1. The Bible: The Queerest Book I Ever Read (scripture based trans/queer liberation theology work)
2. A Multi-Faith Theology on Moving Beyond Intimate Partner Violence (using Koran & Bible stories to heal from trauma)
3. In the Image: A Poetic Trans/Queering of Divinity Stories (an interfaith writing/performance workshop for trans & queer folks)

Ceremony:
1. Liberation Theology Based Sermons
2. Trans Competent Naming Ceremonies 



Sustainability

Workshops:
1. Reparations Giving
2. But Can I Pay My Rent Tho?!: Surviving as a TQPOC Artist

Coaching:
1. Ongoing individual consulting for artists’ resource development
2. Ongoing support for individuals and organizations invested in the redistribution of resources