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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…

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.…

Donate to Reading Queer

Donate to Reading Queer

Help me raise $5,000 before November 15th and fuel the future of queer literary culture in South Florida. Support life-affirming programming by and for the community @ readingqueer.org/donate Meet Parvati Villarba, Programming Director @ Reading Queer. “Reading Queer has taught me that Queerness transcends race, gender, sexuality, and class— by…

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…

Purchase Reading Queer: Poetry In A Time of Chaos

Purchase Reading Queer: Poetry In A Time of Chaos

Reading Queer: Poetry In A Time of Chaos Reading Queer: Poetry In A Time of Chaos (Anhinga Press, 2018) brings fifty LGBTQ poets together in the spirit and solidarity of poetry at its finest and fiercest. Edited by Neil de la Flor and Maureen Seaton, Reading Queer: Poetry in a Time of…

“QUEER (DIS)PLEASURE” with E. Parker Phillips

“QUEER (DIS)PLEASURE” with E. Parker Phillips Join Reading Queer for our next writing workshop: “Writing Queer (Dis)pleasure” with E. Parker Phillips. The workshop is free and open to the public. We also encourage newbies–aspiring writers who just need a spark to ignite their writing careers. This workshop will take place at…

RSVP for “BOOT CAMP FOR QUEER WRITERS” with Jan Becker

RSVP for “BOOT CAMP FOR QUEER WRITERS” with Jan Becker

RSVP for the most anticipated creative writing workshop of the year: “BOOT CAMP FOR QUEER WRITERS” with Jan Becker.  Get your writing boots reading for this queerly manic, utterly fantastic and wildly popular life-changing writing workshop with Jan Becker. This intensive, yet nurturing prompt-driven poetry and flash non-fiction workshop is…

Reading Queer kicked of 2016 Festival with Paris Is Still Burning

Reading Queer kicked of 2016 Festival with Paris Is Still Burning

By Jennifer McCauley On Wednesday November 18th, Reading Queer kicked off its second festival with the acclaimed event “Paris is Still Burning,” held at the Olympia Theater. Eight months earlier, in an off-site gallery at AWP 2015, writer Patricia Smith hosted a reading that paid tribute to the iconic “Paris…

Reading Queer releases Paris Is Still Burning audio archive

Reading Queer releases Paris Is Still Burning audio archive

Reading Queer & Miami Book Fair co-presented 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. Wednesday, November 18th @ 6:30 pm. Inspired by the legendary documentary film “Paris is Burning” and the queer…

A QUEER QUINCEAÑERA closes the Reading Queer Literary Festival @ Miami Book Fair

A QUEER QUINCEAÑERA closes the Reading Queer Literary Festival @ Miami Book Fair

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND, 2015 @ MIAIM BOOK FAIR @ 5:00 PM A QUEER QUINCEAÑERA with Juleysi y Karla & graduates of the RQ Writing Academy. Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 @ 5:00 pm. Cruising the boundary between poetry and performance art, A Queer Quinceañera is a celebration of Miami’s literary coming of…