Jyoti Arvey is a writer, artist, & performer based in San Francisco, CA. Their work uses personal & collective histories to create portals that move between our inner & outer worlds. Arvey has published work in DISSOLVE Magazine, The New Engagement, sparkle + blink, & elsewhere. They have performed in drag venues across San Francisco as Eileen Kilometers, an immortal shape-shifter who cracked out of a Faberge egg. Currently, they are at work on a novel. 

jyoti.arvey [at] gmail [dot] com

Artist Photo: Ben Nadell

CV

Work/Academic

2015 - Present  Writer, Russian Translator, & Social Media Manager, Gallery Moderne, Nyack, NY

2016 - 2020      Bookseller, Dog Eared Books Castro, San Francisco, CA

2014 - 2015      Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University, Novosibirsk, Russia

2014                  Bachelor of Arts in Slavic Studies, Connecticut College, New London, CT

                          Oakes and Louise Ames Prize for most outstanding thesis, Connecticut College

Performances

2020                Golden Hour: Paradise, Baker Beach, San Francisco, CA

2020                New Habits: They/Them, Convent Arts Collective, San Francisco, CA

2020                (co-curated & produced) Open Book: Spirit, Alley Cat Books, San Francisco, CA

2019                this time I am about to describe to you, RAW Performance at SAFEhouse Arts, San Francisco, CA

2019                STONE & FLESH,  RAW Performance at SAFEhouse Arts, San Francisco, CA

2019                Work More 8: Drag House, OX & VivvyAnne ForeverMORE!, Counterpulse, San Francisco, CA 

2017-2019      High Fantasy & Chasers, Aunt Charlie's Lounge, San Francisco, CA

2017-2018      Dick at Nite, Moby Dick Bar, San Francisco, CA

Readings

March 2020   Quiet Lightning, Old Devil Moon, San Francisco, CA

July 2019        Happy Endings: Sand, Witches & Sandwiches, Make Out Room, San Francisco, CA

Feb 2019        (co-curated & produced) Our Restless Blood Launch Party, Alley Cat Books, San Francisco, CA

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Interviews

Interview with Dog Eared Books Castro, Argonáutica Blog, September 6th 2019

A Teacher from the US Working at Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University (in Russian), Channel OTC, Novosibirsk, Russia - May 2015

© 2020 by JYOTI ARVEY.