Monday, January 10, 6-7:45 p.m.
PERNELL QUILON is a ghostwriter and gay man based in Los Angeles. He peaked as a writer/illustrator for the cult-favorite newsletter Today in Tabs, when his daily cartoons got a shoutout in The Atlantic. Pernell previously worked in creative development for reality programming with MTV, Snapchat’s Vertical Networks, and Scout Productions of “Queer Eye”. He also wrote for Brother, a millennial lifestyle brand with over 20 million Snapchat subscribers, and is a contributing author to their HarperCollins-published book How To Not Be A Dick. He penned groundbreaking essays like “Is Everybody Having Anal Without Me?” and “5 Ways to Have Better Gay Sex.”
His parents are like, super proud.
Pernell also enjoys acting, storytelling, and dogs with interesting haircuts. He currently writes with Buzzfeed as an Editorial Lifestyle Fellow.
Visit Pernell’s website at https://pernellquilon.mystrikingly.com
6:00-6:30 PM — Social time
6:30-7:45 PM — Program begins with land acknowledgement and call to action,
followed by featured and open-mic storytelling; each story followed by group conversation
Under the Rainbow: Storytelling for the LGBTQIA+ and Allied Community takes place every second Monday for teens and adults. Sign up for open mic at the event. LGBTQIA+ tellers are prioritized; allies are welcome in the audience and to participate in post-story conversation. No one is obligated to tell a story.
Under the Rainbow is supported by Edmonds Library, Edmonds Arts Commission, Seattle Storytellers Guild, Edmonds Neighborhood Action Coalition, and a grant from the Pride Foundation.