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Workshop Archive

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…

The Reading Queer Writing Academy presents “The Personal Is Political”

The Reading Queer Writing Academy presents “The Personal Is Political”

Your story matters! Join Reading Queer and Christine Morando for “THE PERSONAL IS POLITICAL: TELLING YOUR STORIES AND MAKING THEM VISIBLE” at the Hôtel Gaythering-South Beach Saturday, February 21st from 2 – 5 pm. Morando will help participants appreciate their own life stories and introduce them to the stories of contemporary…

The Reading Queer Writing Academy presents “Inside Out & Outside In”

The Reading Queer Writing Academy presents “Inside Out & Outside In”

The Reading Queer Writing Academy presents “Inside Out & Outside In”, a personal narrative workshop taught by writer and artist Vanessa García. Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT) @ the Bakehouse Art Complex located at 561 NW 32nd St Miami, FL 33127. About the workshop:…

The Personal is Political: A Creative Writing Workshop with Sandra Simonds

The Personal is Political: A Creative Writing Workshop with Sandra Simonds

A Poetry Workshop with Sandra Simonds presented by Reading Queer in collaboration with O, Miami. Date: Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 Time: 2:15 – 4:15 pm Location: The offices of O, Miami / 2138 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33137. Cost: $15. Sign up HERE Description: How is queer poetry a mode…

Workshop: “Oddly Enough (Queer Comedy)” with Caro Hernandez

Saturday, July 12th from 12:00 – 4:00 pm at Artistic Vibes “Oddly Enough (Queer Comedy)” with Caro Hernandez is a comedy writing workshop for the queers who like to make jokes and the jokers who like to make queer. You’ll get to think about what you find funny and then…

Workshop: “In Defense of Forgetting” with Connie Mae Oliver

MAY 10th & 11th, 12 pm – 2 pm @ The Bakehouse Art Complex. “IN DEFENSE OF FORGETTING” with Connie Mae Oliver is a 2-day workshop that will motivate writers to interpret and decode the expectations of preservationist traditions, via poetry exercises conducted in a workshop setting. The workshop will…

Reading Queer announces the Reading Queer Writing Academy 2014

The quality of light by which we scrutinize our lives has direct bearing upon the product which we live, and upon the changes which we hope to bring about through those lives. It is within this light that we form those ideas by which we pursue our magic and make…

Reading Queer participates in LitCrawl Miami with “Eros Erased, Eros Collaged”

The famous San Francisco-born literature and pub crawl series comes to Miami for the first time during the O, Miami Poetry Festival. Combining two things (alcohol + literature) that everyone loves, LitCrawl is a mad-cap, “choose-your-own-adventure” evening of literary events that winds its way through South Beach’s bar scenes. Reading…

Exquisite Writing Workshop: a success for Reading Queer & the Bakehouse Art Complex

Exquisite Writing Workshop: a success for Reading Queer & the Bakehouse Art Complex

“Creative writing isn’t just about what you know. It’s about discovering what you’ve forgotten through the process of creative writing.” –Neil de la Flor Reading Queer’s first Community Writing Workshop, “Exquisite Writing”, a Creative Writing Workshop led by Maureen Seaton & Neil de la Flor, was a resounding success! We…