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“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.…

Reading Queer Awarded $70,000 Knight Arts Challenge Grant Miami

Reading Queer Awarded $70,000 Knight Arts Challenge Grant Miami

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation awards Reading Queer a 2016 Knight Arts Challenge Miami (KACM) grant, a community-wide initiative funding the best ideas for the arts in South Florida. This is the second KACM grant awarded to Reading Queer since 2013. “The KACM grant will strengthen Reading…

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…

Creating Queer Voice in the Poem: A Writing Workshop with Parker Phillips

Creating Queer Voice in the Poem: A Writing Workshop with Parker Phillips

Creating Queer Voice in the Poem: A Writing Workshop with Parker Phillips Register today for the next writing workshop of the 2016 RQ Writing Academy series during the 2016 TransArt Festival. 1PM Saturday, June 18 th @ the LGBT Welcome Center onSouth Beach. Space is limited. RSVP below.  DESCRIPTION: Whose voice speaks to readers in…

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…

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…

INTERSECTIONAL POETICS: MULTIPLE IDENTITIES, ONE READERSHIP

INTERSECTIONAL POETICS: MULTIPLE IDENTITIES, ONE READERSHIP

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND, 2015 @ MIAMI BOOK FAIR @ 12 NOON INTERSECTIONAL POETICS: MULTIPLE IDENTITIES, ONE READERSHIP with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Achy Obejas, Guggenheim and NEA fellow Rigoberto González, Julie R. Enszer, Raymond Luczak and hosted by Lawrence Schimel, founder of A Midsummer Night’s Press, the preeminent publisher of LGBT poetry…

CELEBRATING THE LAMMYS: Winners & Finalists of the LAMBDA Literary Awards

CELEBRATING THE LAMMYS: Winners & Finalists of the LAMBDA Literary Awards

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND, 2015 @ MIAMI BOOK FAIR @ 11:00 AM Join Reading Queer @ Miami Book Fair for CELEBRATING THE LAMMYS: Winners & Finalists of the LAMBDA Literary Awards with Rick Barot, Dawn Lundy Martin, Stephen Mills and Valerie Wetlaufer. (*Please note that “The Lammys” is incorrectly titled “Queer Veses” on…

Reading Queer & O Cinema present Paris is Burning!

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11TH @ O CINEMA WYNWOOD @ 9:00 PM Join Reading Queer & O Cinema for the kick off event of the 2015 Reading Queer Literary Festival @ MBF with a screening of the legendary film Paris Is Burning. Paris Is Burning, a documentary film directed by Jennie Livingston, chronicles the…

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…