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Reading Queer Presents Maggie Thrash @ The Miami Book Fair 2018

Reading Queer Presents Maggie Thrash @ The Miami Book Fair 2018

Maggie Thrash is the author of the graphic memoir Honor Girl as well as the Strange Truth books. She is a former staff writer for Rookie. Following her acclaimed Honor Girl, Maggie Thrash revisits a period of teenage depression in Lost Soul, Be at Peace (Candlewick), a graphic memoir that is at once thoughtful, honest, and marked…

Justin Phillip Reed Wins National Book Award 2018!

Justin Phillip Reed Wins National Book Award 2018!

In 2015, Reading Queer invited Justin Phillip Reed to co-headline the 2015 RQ Literary Festival before he published his first book. Last night, Justin won the 2018 National Book Award for Poetry! Reading Queer is proud to have worked with the beautiful writer, and to have witnessed his poetry blossom.…

Donate to Reading Queer before midnight!

Donate to Reading Queer before midnight!

Help Reading Queer raise $5,000 before midnight. Bonus: when you donate now, The Miami Foundation and the Knight Foundation will match your contribution. Just fill out the form below and submit. After you donate, share our mission with a friend or ally. Reading Queer invests in the LGBTQ literary community through 3 major…

Reading Queer Miami Book Fair 2018 Lineups and Panels

Reading Queer Miami Book Fair 2018 Lineups and Panels

It’s the annual Miami Book Fair season, and Reading Queer is proud to announce our panel lineups  featuring queer groundbreaking authors. Join us for the “Anthologies that Rock and Resist” panel, on Sunday, November 18th @ 10:30 AM, to discuss our published anthology, Reading Queer: Poetry in a Time of Chaos.…

Reading Queer Presents Nic Stone @ The Miami Book Fair 2018

Reading Queer Presents Nic Stone @ The Miami Book Fair 2018

Nic Stone was named bestselling author by the New York Times. Her new adventure, Odd One Out, shares one coming-of-age story from three different perspectives. She is from a suburb of Atlanta, GA and grew up among diverse cultures. Nic Stone spent time mentoring teens and strives to provide a…

Donate To Reading Queer on #GiveMiamiDay

Donate To Reading Queer on #GiveMiamiDay

SAVE THE DATE: November 15th, 2018  Help Reading Queer raise $5,000 on Give Miami Day, one of the biggest annual giving events in the United States. The giving portal will go live right here at midnight 11/15/2018. Set your calendar reminder now. Learn more about what we do here: readingqueer.org/donate. TESTIMONIALS “Reading Queer…

Support Reading Queer on #GiveMiamiDay

Support Reading Queer on #GiveMiamiDay

“Reading Queer creates a platform for queer writers, artists and like-minded individuals that enriches our culture, advances our careers and ensures that our voices are never silenced. Growing up queer, I didn’t have a safe space to share my work with other queer writers, artists and mentors. It wasn’t until…

Save the Date: November 15th, 2018

Save the Date: November 15th, 2018

SAVE THE DATE: November 15th, 2018  Help Reading Queer raise $5,000 on Give Miami Day, one of the biggest annual giving events in the United States. You’ll receive an email notification when the giving begins. Reading Queer invests in the LGBTQ literary community through 3 major programs: RQ Writing Academy, RQ Literary Festival and the RQ…

Reading Queer Presents T. Cooper & Allison Glock-Cooper @ the Miami Book Fair 2018

Reading Queer Presents T. Cooper & Allison Glock-Cooper @ the Miami Book Fair 2018

T Cooper & Allison Glock-Cooper are best selling, award winning authors, journalists, parents to two evolving kids, and rescuers of six dogs. RQ is proud to announce them as featured authors for “3 YA Stories @ the 2018 Miami Book Fair panel, on Sunday, November 18th @ 1:00 PM, featuring Nic…

Reading Queer presents “The Shadow Self” with Cathleen Chambless

Reading Queer presents “The Shadow Self” with Cathleen Chambless

Reading Queer is excited to launch the 2018 – 2019 RQ Writing Academy with “The Shadow Self”, a creative writing workshop with Cathleen Chambless at The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse (Map) on Saturday, October 20th from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. “Reading Queer has been a unicorn’s breath of fresh air…