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Paris Is Still Burning: A Kick Off Event Featuring Queer Poets

Paris Is Still Burning: A Kick Off Event Featuring Queer Poets

Friday June 26th @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM EDT | RSVP HERE The Candela Literary Pride Festival opens on the hot and sultry virtual carpet with PARIS IS STILL BURNING, a reading featuring queer poets voicing work born out of protest and the queer experience. Virtual doors open at 7:30…

Capturing Fire: A Biographical Workshop led by Regie Cabico

Capturing Fire: A Biographical Workshop led by Regie Cabico

Capturing Fire: A Biographical Workshop led by Regie Cabico DATE: Saturday, June 20th, 2020 @ 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Note: This is a virtual workshop. Zoom link & password will be emailed to you 24 hours before event. Make sure you sign up below. Get Tickets here: Capturing Fire with Regie Cabico. Description: We will…

RQ Presents: QueerWrite Your Subversion with Eve Eurydice

RQ Presents: QueerWrite Your Subversion with Eve Eurydice

Hailing from Lesbos, Greece, Eurydice is a multimedia artist, podcaster, journalist, educator, single Mom, & the author of 3 books & numerous stories & articles. She is currently at work on a memoir titled The Lesbian that tells the story of Lesbian women–a genealogy that spans from Sappho to her great grandmother to her grandmother to her mother to her–& of our Lesbian language; on a nonfiction book titled Speak Sex to Power; & on a novel retelling the story of Eurydice in her own words.

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…

Event: Paris Is Still Burning…In The Lobby Lounge @ The Olympia

Event: Paris Is Still Burning…In The Lobby Lounge @ The Olympia

EVENT: MIAMI BOOK FAIR, READING QUEER & OLYMPIA THEATER PRESENT: IN THE LOBBY LOUNGE…PARIS IS STILL BURNING WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15TH | THE OLYMPIA | 174 E. FLAGLER STREET | @ 6:00 PM |  Featuring t’ai freedom ford, Yrsa Daley-Ward, Chen Chen and sam sax. Act I, Poetry: Inspired by the legendary…

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 presents “Voices Carry”, a fundraising event

Reading Queer presents “Voices Carry”, a fundraising event

At a time when Miami’s literary culture is flourishing, the Knight Foundation awarded Reading Queer with a $30,000 Knight Arts Challenge grant to foster & promote queer literary culture in South Florida. Now, I need your donation to continue building safe spaces for the writerly needs of all queer-identified people who have too often…

Reading Queer Festival: promoting queer literary and artistic culture in Miami

Reading Queer Festival: promoting queer literary and artistic culture in Miami

Dear Miami, As you may already know, the first Reading Queer Literary Festival begins this week. This festival is one of the many ways we’re promoting queer literary and artistic culture in Miami—a mission we believe to be as timely as it is crucial, perhaps now more than ever. At…