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Press: ‘This Ain’t Your Momma’s Poetry’: Writers Showcase at Miami Book Fair’ by Craig Stanley for NBCNews.com

Press: ‘This Ain’t Your Momma’s Poetry’: Writers Showcase at Miami Book Fair’ by Craig Stanley for NBCNews.com

Poetry is having a moment in Miami.   “Paris is Still Burning”, an energetic poetry reading and performance showcased contemporary LGBT poets of color this week. Four artists, known for their work exploring social, racial and economic justice, were handpicked to read and perform at an event held by the…

“WRITING FOR LIBERATION” with Lutze Segu

“WRITING FOR LIBERATION” with Lutze Segu

DATE: MAY 13, 2017 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. LOCATION: O CINEMA WYNWOOD @ 90 NW 29TH AVENUE MIAMI, FL 33127. Map 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. Donate now.  DESCRIPTION: Who…

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…

RQ presents “Screenwriting from the Fringes” with April Dobbins 

RQ presents “Screenwriting from the Fringes” with April Dobbins 

The RQ Writing Academy presents: “Screenwriting from the Fringes” with filmmaker and artist April Dobbins, November 5th @ O Cinema Wynwood from 10 am – 1pm. Have you always wanted to write a film script, but have no idea where to begin? Are you an artist who would like to…

“QUEER (DIS)PLEASURE” with E. Parker Phillips

“QUEER (DIS)PLEASURE” with E. Parker Phillips Join Reading Queer for our next writing workshop: “Writing Queer (Dis)pleasure” with E. Parker Phillips. The workshop is free and open to the public. We also encourage newbies–aspiring writers who just need a spark to ignite their writing careers. This workshop will take place at…

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…

Reading Queer promotes fundraiser for victims of Pulse attacks 

Reading Queer promotes fundraiser for victims of Pulse attacks 

Reading Queer in collaboration with O Cinema, Pridelines, Aqua Foundation, Miami Jewish Film Festival and the MIFO LGBT Film Festival present the academy awarding winning film MILK in honor of the victims of the Orlando attack. 100% of all funds collected will be donated directly to the Equality Florida fund. Thursday,…

Reading Queer & O Cinema present Before Night Falls

Join Reading Queer and O Cinema – Wynwood for the launch of the RQ – O Cinema Queer Film Series with the screening of Before Night Falls–a richly imagined journey into the life and writings of the brilliant Cuban author and exile Reinaldo Arenas.  Directed by Julian Schnabel. Starring Javier…

Beyond Margins, Within Intersections: A Caribbean LGBTQ Reading

Join The Miami Book Fair, Reading Queer, and The Whimsical Project as we celebrate the contributions of Caribbean LGBTQ writers past and present, and discover multiple experiences of writing beyond today’s boundaries. Readers include JV Portela, G Winston James, and Y’señia Mina. Moderated by Omar Figueras and M.J. Fievre. In the…