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RQ Writing Workshop with 2012 OBIE Lifetime Achievement Award winning playwright, songwriter, translator, editor and educator Caridad Svich

RQ Writing Workshop with 2012 OBIE Lifetime Achievement Award winning playwright, songwriter, translator, editor and educator Caridad Svich

FUNDarte in collaboration with Reading Queer present an intimate writing workshop with 2012 OBIE Lifetime Achievement Award winning playwright, songwriter, translator, editor and educator Caridad Svich. “This space of writing is a space of tensions and fissures and tectonic plates shifting across fields of time. Reach for the stars, but…

Reading Queer presents “O, Hi there” for O, Miami

For this year’s O, Miami Poetry Festival, Reading Queer is presenting “O, Hi There”, a free-form poetry reading that takes the cruising experience as its point of departure. We begin by cruising local poets whose work we love and lust after by asking them to record one or two of their…

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…

A Reflection: L. Lamar Wilson closes the inaugural Reading Queer Literary Festival with Sacrilegion: The Gospel Truth

A Reflection: L. Lamar Wilson closes the inaugural Reading Queer Literary Festival with Sacrilegion: The Gospel Truth

On August 30th 2014, L. Lamar Wilson took the Miami Beach Botanical Garden back to church. “Sacrilegion: The Gospel Truth,” the closing event of the inaugural Reading Queer Festival, was a poetry reading and a spiritual experience. L. Lamar Wilson performed selections

Reading Queer Literary Festival presents the Cruising Miami Salon

Reading Queer Literary Festival presents the Cruising Miami Salon

Led by local scholar and artist Celeste Fraser Delgado, the Cruising Miami salon will encourage a shifting series of writing and performance partnerships centered around the theme of public sex as a form of utopian longing as presented in the work of Hialeah-born queer scholar José Esteban Muñoz. These couplings…

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…

Reading Queer presents “Cruising Hialeah or Ghosts of Public Sex” by Digital Hostage Collective

Reading Queer presents “Cruising Hialeah or Ghosts of Public Sex” by Digital Hostage Collective

A performance and video installation by Digital Hostage Collective in memory of Hialeah-born queer scholar José Esteban Muñoz Date: Wednesday, August 27th Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Location:  Miami Beach Botanical Garden. 2000 Convention Center Dr, Miami Beach, FL 33139.  Cost: all events are free & open to the public but with a suggested donation…

Amazing News: JeanPaul Mallozzi donates an additional “Moodswing: Mad, Glad, Sad” set + a small, original signed sketch

Amazing News: JeanPaul Mallozzi donates an additional “Moodswing: Mad, Glad, Sad” set + a small, original signed sketch

AMAZING NEWS: We’re super happy to announce that the limited edition “Moodswing: Mad, Glad, Sad” triptych by artist JeanPaul Mallozzi has already sold at the $1,000 Luminary Level during the Reading Queer Summer Fun(d)raiser campaign. The news gets even better: Mallozzi has been kind enough to donate another limited edition “Moodswing”…