Tristan Mercado is an avid writer and storyteller. With personal narratives featured on Mamaload, she has performed in storytelling shows like Live Strong, Testify and Listen to Your Mother. Her plays have made it to Best of Week and Best of Fest in Frontera Fest Short Fringe at Austin’s Hyde Park Theatre 6 years in a row. Her favorite subjects are her awesome husband, her incredible son, and her crazy ass Mama.
Tristan will share a story of the twists and turns caretaking for a person with both borderline personality disorder and dementia in her piece, Navigating Crazy.