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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

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”…

Artist Carrie Sieh donates 3 works of art to Reading Queer

Artist Carrie Sieh donates 3 works of art to Reading Queer

Carrie Sieh donates 3 works of art to Reading Queer Reading Queer is happy to announce that artist Carrie Sieh has donated 3 works of art to Reading Queer for our annual summer fun(d)raiser. Sieh’s donation will help us fulfill our mission to improve, empower and enrich the lives of…

Artist JeanPaul Mallozzi donates “Moodswing: Mad, Glad, Sad” triptych to Reading Queer

Artist JeanPaul Mallozzi donates “Moodswing: Mad, Glad, Sad” triptych to Reading Queer

JeanPaul Mallozzi donates “Moodswing: Mad, Glad, Sad” to Reading Queer Reading Queer is happy to announce that artist JeanPaul Mallozzi has donated his “Moodswing: Mad, Glad, Sad” triptych (each print is 30″ x 22″) to Reading Queer for our annual summer fun(d)raiser. His donation will help us fulfill our mission…

Queer Depot 101: Creativity & Queerness

“The reality of art is the reality of the imagination. The charge laid on artists is bring back visions.” -Jeanette Winterson Co-led by poets Julie Marie Wade & Maureen Seaton, “QUEER DEPOT 101: CREATIVITY & QUEERNESS”, the first in a series of literary salons produced by Reading Queer, explored queerness…

Workshop: “In Defense of Forgetting” with Connie Mae Oliver

MAY 10th & 11th, 12 pm – 2 pm @ The Bakehouse Art Complex. “IN DEFENSE OF FORGETTING” with Connie Mae Oliver is a 2-day workshop that will motivate writers to interpret and decode the expectations of preservationist traditions, via poetry exercises conducted in a workshop setting. The workshop will…

Reading Queer announces the Reading Queer Writing Academy 2014

The quality of light by which we scrutinize our lives has direct bearing upon the product which we live, and upon the changes which we hope to bring about through those lives. It is within this light that we form those ideas by which we pursue our magic and make…

Emanuel (Emi) Ribas donates work for the Reading Queer Writing Academy

Emerging artist Emanuel Ribas donates work to Reading Queer to raise funds for the Reading Queer Writing Academy. Ribas’ work mirrors the vast diversity of hybrid, genre-bending and genre-blending works (image & text) that Reading Queer fosters. Your donation will enable us to hire writing mentors & allow students who…