Reading Queer

Events 2015

Join us for the Reading Queer Literary Festival @ Miami Book Fair, November 18 – 22, 2015

Join us for the Reading Queer Literary Festival @ Miami Book Fair, November 18 – 22, 2015

Join us for the READING QUEER LITERARY FESTIVAL @ MIAMI BOOK FAIR 2015, from Wednesday, November 18th – Sunday, November 22nd, 2015. This year, Reading Queer partnered with the Miami Book Fair to advance RQ’s mission to foster and promote queer literary culture in South Florida by bringing a diverse cross-section of…

Reading Queer & Miami Book Fair present Paris Is Still Burning @ The Olympia Theater

Reading Queer & Miami Book Fair present Paris Is Still Burning @ The Olympia Theater

Wednesday, November 18th @ 6:30 pm Join Reading Queer & Miami Book Fair for PARIS IS STILL BURNING with David Tomas Martinez, Dawn Lundy Martin, Justin Phillip Reed and Danez Smith In The Lobby Lounge at the iconic Olympia Theater. Inspired by the legendary documentary film “Paris is Burning” and the queer…

Reading Queer Literary Festival @ Miami Book Fair 2015

Reading Queer Literary Festival @ Miami Book Fair 2015

Reading Queer (RQ) organizes South Florida’s first and only queer-centric festival of the literary arts. Since its inaugural iteration in the fall of 2014, the festival has tripled in size, bringing more queer writers and artists to South Florida than ever before. This year we are thrilled to partner with…

Reading Queer “Voices Carry” Fundraiser @ The Hotel Gaythering – South Beach

Reading Queer “Voices Carry” Fundraiser @ The Hotel Gaythering – South Beach

Reading Queer queerly invites you to Voices Carry–-a fundraising event to support RQ’s mission to foster and promote queer literary culture in South Florida on Tuesday, June 23rd, from 7 – 9 pm at The Hôtel Gaythering @ 1409 Lincoln Road, Mami Beach, FL 33139 (on the corner of Bay Road & Lincoln Road). The event…

Reading Queer Academy Presents: WORD + IMAGE with CAROL TODARO

Reading Queer Academy Presents: WORD + IMAGE with CAROL TODARO

Have you ever wanted to make your own book? Now’s your chance! On Saturday, June 13, from 2-5 pm join Reading Queer & Carol Todaro for “WORD + IMAGE”. In this fast-paced workshop, visual and verbal images will be made, found and combined through word play, chance procedures and other…

RQ Writing Workshop with 2012 OBIE Lifetime Achievement Award winning playwright, songwriter, translator, editor and educator Caridad Svich

RQ Writing Workshop with 2012 OBIE Lifetime Achievement Award winning playwright, songwriter, translator, editor and educator Caridad Svich

FUNDarte in collaboration with Reading Queer present an intimate writing workshop with 2012 OBIE Lifetime Achievement Award winning playwright, songwriter, translator, editor and educator Caridad Svich. “This space of writing is a space of tensions and fissures and tectonic plates shifting across fields of time. Reach for the stars, but…

Reading Queer presents “O, Hi there” for O, Miami

For this year’s O, Miami Poetry Festival, Reading Queer is presenting “O, Hi There”, a free-form poetry reading that takes the cruising experience as its point of departure. We begin by cruising local poets whose work we love and lust after by asking them to record one or two of their…

Join Reading Queer and Jan Becker for “WRITING BOOTCAMP FOR QUEER WRITERS” at the Hôtel Gaythering-South Beach Saturday & Sunday, March 28th & 29th from 2 – 5 pm.

Get your writing boots on! On March 28th (Saturday) and 29th (Sunday), join Jan Becker for “WRITING BOOTCAMP FOR QUEER WRITERS,” an intensive prompt-driven poetry and flash non-fiction workshop. The term ‘boot camp’ may sound intimidating, but the only real order is, “permission to write freely.” This two-day workshop is…

The Personal is Political:  Telling Your Stories and Making them Visible by Christine Morando

The Personal is Political: Telling Your Stories and Making them Visible by Christine Morando

Introduction: “Never Been Kissed” by Rachael (Rookie) First, some ideas that inspired this workshop: Why “The Personal is Political”? “…the feminist claim that the personal is political suggests, in part, that subjective experience is not only structured by existing political arrangements, but effects and structures those arrangements in turn. Feminist…