Brooke Palmieri

Writer in Residence
Department: Research

Brooke Palmieri is an artist, writer, and educator working at the intersection of memory, history, and gender-bending alternate realities. In 2018, they founded Camp Books, a platform and traveling bookshop promoting access to queer history through affordable prints and magazines, workshops and installations, and the collaborative construction of archives related to LGBTQIA+ activism and the long history of gender nonconformity. From September to November 2023, Palmieri served as the inaugural writer-in-residence at The Huntington, working on a piece of creative nonfiction about witchcraft and gender nonconformity.