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Workshop Archive

“Stitch and Bitch:” A Creative Writing Workshop and Crochet Social Circle Led by Fabienne Josaphat & Jan Becker. No experience necessary.

“Stitch and Bitch:” A Creative Writing Workshop and Crochet Social Circle Led by Fabienne Josaphat & Jan Becker. No experience necessary.

DATE: APRIL 28TH, 2019 from11:00 AM to 2:00 PMLOCATION: DRAGONFLY THRIFT BOUTIQUE @3141 SW 8TH ST, MIAMI, FL 33135. MAP hereCOST: ALWAYS FREE. Donations appreciated. Donate to Reading Queer here. Donate to LEAP here. THIS WORKSHOP IS BROUGHT TO YOU IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LEAP. Get out your needles, pens, and…

Reading Queer Presents “Writing in Queer Spaces” with Freesia McKee

Reading Queer Presents “Writing in Queer Spaces” with Freesia McKee

DATE: MARCH 24TH, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PMLOCATION: HISTORY MIAMI MUSEUM @ 101 W FLAGLER ST, MIAMI, FL 33130. MAP hereCOST: ALWAYS FREE. Donations appreciated. Donate here Queer individuals have always had to build their own havens and teach their own history, in remedying a society where division…

Write Your Surreal Memoir with Julie Marie Wade

Write Your Surreal Memoir with Julie Marie Wade

DATE: FEBRUARY 2ND, 2019 from 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM LOCATION: ALASKA COFFEE ROASTING @ 13130 BISCAYNE BLVD, NORTH MIAMI, FL 33181. Map here. COST: ALWAYS FREE. Donations appreciated. Donate here Memories can be tender, funny, somber, or sometimes too saturated with color to be properly captured through the traditional…

Reading Queer Celebrates the New Year by Looking Back on 2018

Reading Queer Celebrates the New Year by Looking Back on 2018

With the holiday season over and the new year already begun, Reading Queer looks back on the projects put together thanks to our team, The Miami Foundation, The Knight Foundation, The Betsy Hotel – South Beach, The Miami Book Fair, FUNDarte, Anhinga Press, RQ individual donors, the LGBTQ+ community, the…

Start Your Year Motivated with Jan Becker’s Writing Boot Camp

Start Your Year Motivated with Jan Becker’s Writing Boot Camp

DATE: JANUARY 19TH & 201TH, 2019 from 11:00 PM – 2:00 PM LOCATION: THE LIGHT BOX @ GOLDMAN WAREHOUSE @ 404 NW 26TH ST, MIAMI, FL 33127. Map here. COST: ALWAYS FREE. Donations appreciated. Donate here Start the year off queer and motivated with Reading Queer’s annual “‘Boot Camp for Queer Writers’ with Jan…

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…

Reading Queer Workshop “Come in Character: A Development Writing Workshop” with April Dobbins

Reading Queer Workshop “Come in Character: A Development Writing Workshop” with April Dobbins

DATE: FEBRUARY 10TH, 2018 from 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM LOCATION: THE LIGHT BOX @ GOLDMAN WAREHOUSE  @ 404 NW 26TH ST, MIAMI, FL 33127. Map here COST: ALWAYS FREE. Donations appreciated. Donate here.  April Dobbins is writer, photographer, filmmaker, and Sundance Institute Knight Fellow who believes that discovering great characters are…

Reading Queer Workshop “Visual Storytelling” by Queers in Nature Author Shoog McDaniel

Reading Queer Workshop “Visual Storytelling” by Queers in Nature Author Shoog McDaniel

DATE: JANUARY 27TH, 2018 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM LOCATION: THE LIGHT BOX @ GOLDMAN WAREHOUSE  @ 404 NW 26TH ST, MIAMI, FL 33127. COST: ALWAYS FREE. Donations appreciated. Donate here.  Shoog McDaniel, author of Queers in Nature, regularly challenges societal beauty standards in exchange for the brilliant and beautiful exploration…

“I TALK TO MY BODY: A QUEER AND TRANS POETRY WORKSHOP FOR TRANS ART” with E. Parker Phillips

“I TALK TO MY BODY: A QUEER AND TRANS POETRY WORKSHOP FOR TRANS ART” with E. Parker Phillips

DATE: JUNE 10TH 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM  LOCATION: MDC Live Arts Lab located at Miami Dade College, Building 1 300 NE 2nd Avenue. Get directions here.  COST: *All Reading Queer workshops are free and open to the public. However, we welcome your donation today to make this and future workshops possible.…

RQ presents “Screenwriting from the Fringes” with April Dobbins 

RQ presents “Screenwriting from the Fringes” with April Dobbins 

The RQ Writing Academy presents: “Screenwriting from the Fringes” with filmmaker and artist April Dobbins, November 5th @ O Cinema Wynwood from 10 am – 1pm. Have you always wanted to write a film script, but have no idea where to begin? Are you an artist who would like to…