Justin Vivian Bond is a writer, singer, painter, and performance artist. Bond is the author of the Lambda Literary Award winning memoir TANGO: My Childhood, Backwards and in High Heels, published by The Feminist Press and Susie Says… a collaboration with Gina Garan. Bond’s debut CD DENDRPOPHILE was self-released on WhimsyMusic in 2011 and was followed by SILVER WELLS in 2012. Bond was nominated for a Tony Award for Kiki and Herb Alive On Broadway in 2007 and has performed for La Mama, The Big Art Group, and John Cameron Mitchell. Bond is a recipient of The Ethyl Eichelberger Award, The Peter Reed Foundation Grant, and The Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award for Performance Art/Theater, an Obie and a Bessie.