“Writing in Queer Spaces” with Freesia McKee
This workshop is brought to you in partnership with the HistoryMiami Museum.
DESCRIPTION: Have there always been queer people in Miami? Who set the stage so that we could come out? In this workshop, we will write poetic responses to “Queer Miami: A History of LGBTQ Communities” at HistoryMiami. Using this archival photo exhibit as a creative prompt, we’ll write about our visible and invisible lineages.
We will also ask what it means for our own bodies to inhabit the queer space the exhibit has created and think about what it might mean to “queer-ify” a space on and off the page. Whether you’re LGBTQ+ or an ally, a local or a visitor, or a long-time writer or simply “poetry-curious,” this workshop is designed with everyone in mind.
Please bring your own writing utensils.
“Miami’s a Drag” Poetry & Drag Show!
This event is brought to you in partnership with Concrete Beach Brewery and Gramps.
Reading Queer and Concrete Beach Brewery are celebrating Miami Beach Pride Week with the killer queens and foxy kings of Double Stubble! Join us on April 6th at 6 PM for a pre-show poetry session by riveting queer poets, followed by a drag show at 7 PM and 8 PM in partnership with Gramps. Our line-up includes host DJ Hottpants and DJ Mystic Bill, plus performances by Candi Dixx, Dang-Ho Yu Sickning, Kat Wilderness and Persephone Von Lips.
Food by The Hummingbird Table. Entrance is FREE. Come support your local queer writers community! See you there!
For every pint purchased at this event, $1 will be donated to Reading Queer for our upcoming programs.