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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…

Donate to Reading Queer before midnight!

Donate to Reading Queer before midnight!

Help Reading Queer raise $5,000 before midnight. Bonus: when you donate now, The Miami Foundation and the Knight Foundation will match your contribution. Just fill out the form below and submit. After you donate, share our mission with a friend or ally. Reading Queer invests in the LGBTQ literary community through 3 major…

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.…

Reading Queer Presents Nic Stone @ The Miami Book Fair 2018

Reading Queer Presents Nic Stone @ The Miami Book Fair 2018

Nic Stone was named bestselling author by the New York Times. Her new adventure, Odd One Out, shares one coming-of-age story from three different perspectives. She is from a suburb of Atlanta, GA and grew up among diverse cultures. Nic Stone spent time mentoring teens and strives to provide a…

Support Reading Queer on #GiveMiamiDay

Support Reading Queer on #GiveMiamiDay

“Reading Queer creates a platform for queer writers, artists and like-minded individuals that enriches our culture, advances our careers and ensures that our voices are never silenced. Growing up queer, I didn’t have a safe space to share my work with other queer writers, artists and mentors. It wasn’t until…

Save the Date: November 15th, 2018

Save the Date: November 15th, 2018

SAVE THE DATE: November 15th, 2018  Help Reading Queer raise $5,000 on Give Miami Day, one of the biggest annual giving events in the United States. You’ll receive an email notification when the giving begins. Reading Queer invests in the LGBTQ literary community through 3 major programs: RQ Writing Academy, RQ Literary Festival and the RQ…

Reading Queer Presents T. Cooper & Allison Glock-Cooper @ the Miami Book Fair 2018

Reading Queer Presents T. Cooper & Allison Glock-Cooper @ the Miami Book Fair 2018

T Cooper & Allison Glock-Cooper are best selling, award winning authors, journalists, parents to two evolving kids, and rescuers of six dogs. RQ is proud to announce them as featured authors for “3 YA Stories @ the 2018 Miami Book Fair panel, on Sunday, November 18th @ 1:00 PM, featuring Nic…

Meet RQ Writer in Residence Chazz Chitwood

DATE: March 18th, 7:30 PM LOCATION: THE BETSY HOTEL. Map here COST: ALWAYS FREE. Donations appreciated. Donate here.  Reading Queer is happy to announce our first Writer in Residence, Chazz Chitwood. Chitwood is a 28 year old gay writer living in North Miami Beach. He has his BA and JD from University…

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…

RQ Presents Four Groundbreaking Poets @ Miami Book Fair

RQ Presents Four Groundbreaking Poets @ Miami Book Fair

EVENT: FOUR GROUNDBREAKING QUEER POETS SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH | MIAMI BOOK FAIR | ROOM 6100 (BLDG 6, 1ST FLOOR) | 2:30 PM  –  3:45 PM Featuring Steph Burt, Chen Chen, t’ai freedom ford and Danez Smith  Harvard professor and literary critic Steph Burt explores Stephanie poems about Stephen’s female self, asking who…