Amber Dawn and her new memoir How Poetry Saved My Life
are profiled by Xtra
"Bottle redhead. Burlesque beauty. Femme dyke. Activist. Author. Survivor. Whore. No one has a better understanding of her labels than Amber Dawn. After all, she’s the one who created them.
'I very much feel like my identity is like building a character,' she says, 'not that it’s dishonest or fictional. I feel like I have a lot of choice in my creation.'"
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