20 February 2012

Ancestors: A Queer Writers of Color Reading (Center on Halsted, IL)

Post date: 20 February 2012
Date: 1 March 2012

Time: 7pm-10pm

"Ancestors: A Queer Writers of Color Reading" sponsored by the Lambda Literary Foundation (free entry)

Center on Halsted
3rd Floor
Irving Harris Family Foundation Reception Hall
3656 N. Halsted St. (at Waveland Ave.)
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 472-6469

Organized by Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán & Tony Valenzuela

Readers: OluSeyi OluToyin Adebanjo, Nancy Agabian, Ryka Aoki, Tamiko Beyer, Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán, Ching-In Chen, Matthew R. K. Haynes-Kekahuna, Lorenzo Herrera y Lozano, David Keali'i, Janet McAdams, Deborah A. Miranda, Claudia Narváez-Meza, vaimoana litia makakaufaki niumeitolu, Emma Pérez, Jai Arun Ravine, Charles Rice-González, Trish Salah, James Thomas Stevens, D. Antwan Stewart, & Jennifer Lisa Vest.

"Ancestors: A Queer Writers of Color Reading" is a literary reading featuring same-gender-loving, multiple-gender-loving, and transgender poets, non/fiction writers, filmmakers, and performance artists of Indigenous Pacific, Native North American, Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian, Latina/o, and African descent.

This event is sponsored by the Lambda Literary Foundation, which nurtures, celebrates, and preserves lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) literature through programs that honor excellence, promote visibility, and encourage development of emerging writers.

This reading is an off-site event for the 2012 Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) conference, which will be occurring in Chicago from Wednesday, February 29, 2012 through Saturday, March 3, 2012.


For inquiries: Info@lambdaliterary.org

Website: http://www.lambdaliterary.org/
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