- queer futurism
- epic theatre
- social mythologies
- fragmentary poetics
- non-linear storytelling

All Lillian’s art falls along a certain pathway of thought and theory, built from a combination of works and creative pieces that form the foundation for their point of view and perspective. Coming from all corners, genres, and themes, these works are a valuable point of attack for conceptualizing this mission.

Virginia Woolf

- Books include To the Lighthouse, The Waves, Between the Acts, Three Guineas
- Navigating a very human emotionality in fiction that balances poeticism, wit, and intentional death and love symbolisms.

“Cruising Utopia; the Then & There of Queer Futurity”

- Book written by José Esteban Muñoz
- Understanding queerness as something that we have not yet reached, reaching for spiritual identity movements rather than commercial ones.


- Book written by Madeline Miller
- Creating one’s identity in intentional solitude, learning the independence wrought by strong femininity, learning love of self through flawed love of romantic Other.

“Are Prisons Obsolete?”

- Book written by Angela Davis
- Imagining a future that truly engages in community care and mutual aid, tracing the experience of oppressed peoples to emphasize the importance of prison and police abolition.

Tarot Cards & Reading

- Specifically Temperance and The Hermit
- Emphasizing larger spiritual knowing through intentional symbolisms, trusting in the given path to provide the self with the knowledge that it needs.


- Works include The Symposium, Apology, Phaedo
- Analyzing humanity through the lens of truth, historically placing value on the universal understanding of your fellow man.

“The Inoperative Community”

- Book written by Jean-Luc Nancy
- Reimagining the Western understanding of community by considering myth, individuality, and the roles of literature and love in true but fragmentary togetherness.

“The Baby”

- Album by Samia
- Tracing a vision of a woman in her 20s through imagery that feels raw and unafraid, experimenting across genres and instrumentation to create youthful community through music.


- Book by Maggie Nelson
- Poeticizing heartbreak through considerations of color, sex, intimacy, and ugliness, bringing the reader face to face with death through wordplay and rhythmic contemplations on the page.

“It Was a Religion”

- Album by Blegh
- Truly congruous storytelling employed in an album, using reoccurring motifs to hypnotize the listener into a mind loop and emotionally engage with the story.

“Literature Against Philosophy, Plato to Derrida; A Defence of Poetry”

- Book by Mark Edmundson
- Constructing a scholarly argument that speaks to the value of poetics in the face of philosophical hyperanalysis, valuing the intention alongside the construction.

“I’ll Give You the Sun”

- Book by Jandy Nelson
- Speaking directly to a Young Adult audience about the complexities of artistry, love, family, and death with an open heart, truly respecting and seeing youth readers and creators.

“Intimate Apparel”

- Play by Lynn Nottage
- Mastering storytelling through a Venutian lens, creating performance pieces that allow destruction and ethereal beauty to stand side by side.

“Madness, Rack, & Honey: Collected Lectures”

- Book by Mary Ruefle
- Employing poetics as commentary on interpersonal relations and the impact of words on the feminine and literary experiences.


- Album by Willow Smith
- Utilizing the musical medium to transcend audiences to a truly queer and spiritual space, engaging with the cosmic in an accessible yet deeply genuine manner.

“Don’t Call Us Dead”

- Book by Danez Smith
- Grappling with queer experience as directly connected to death, deeply studies mortality and how tied it is to true love and coming into the self.

“The Uncharted Journey”

- Book by Don Rosenthal
- Laying out real-world applications of Eastern spiritual medicine, emphasizes the importance of living in the present and of approaching those that we love with an open and giving heart.

“Twelfth Night”

- Play by Shakespeare
- Using wit and wordplay to reckon with grief, disguise, and love, balancing poeticism with performance and mastering the relationship between performer and audience.