XEMIYULU MANIBUSAN is a Salvadoran Nawat Two-Spirit Non-Binary Transgender Womxn. She is a poet, playwright, director, actor, educator, and the Artistic Director of Teatro de la Septima/Seventh Generation Theatre. Xemi has presented with GALA Hispanic Theatre, New Native Theatre, The Puppet Company, Smithsonian’s Discovery Theatre, Faction of Fools, Adventure Theatre MTC, Forum Theatre’s ReActs, NextStop Theatre Company’s DarkNights, and Kennedy Center’s PAGE TO STAGE Festival. Xemi writes social commentary on DC Theatre, Instead of Redface, Latinx Theatre, and other issues affecting Indigenous Transgender and Two-Spirit artists. Her first poetry chapbook, METZALI, will be released soon.