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Reading Queer releases Paris Is Still Burning audio archive

Reading Queer releases Paris Is Still Burning audio archive

Reading Queer & Miami Book Fair co-presented PARIS IS STILL BURNING with David Tomas Martinez, Dawn Lundy Martin, Justin Phillip Reed and Danez Smith In The Lobby Lounge at the iconic Olympia Theater. Wednesday, November 18th @ 6:30 pm. Inspired by the legendary documentary film “Paris is Burning” and the queer…

Donate to Reading Queer on Give Miami Day

Donate to Reading Queer on Give Miami Day

SAVE THE DATE – Donate to Reading Queer on Give Miami Day Just over one year ago, I launched the first Reading Queer Literary Festival at the Betsy Hotel – South Beach. With the support of our sponsors and individual donors like you, Reading Queer inaugurated the first queer-centric literary festival…

Reading Queer & O Cinema present Paris is Burning!

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11TH @ O CINEMA WYNWOOD @ 9:00 PM Join Reading Queer & O Cinema for the kick off event of the 2015 Reading Queer Literary Festival @ MBF with a screening of the legendary film Paris Is Burning. Paris Is Burning, a documentary film directed by Jennie Livingston, chronicles the…

Join us for the Reading Queer Literary Festival @ Miami Book Fair, November 18 – 22, 2015

Join us for the Reading Queer Literary Festival @ Miami Book Fair, November 18 – 22, 2015

Join us for the READING QUEER LITERARY FESTIVAL @ MIAMI BOOK FAIR 2015, from Wednesday, November 18th – Sunday, November 22nd, 2015. This year, Reading Queer partnered with the Miami Book Fair to advance RQ’s mission to foster and promote queer literary culture in South Florida by bringing a diverse cross-section of…

Reading Queer Literary Festival @ Miami Book Fair 2015

Reading Queer Literary Festival @ Miami Book Fair 2015

Reading Queer (RQ) organizes South Florida’s first and only queer-centric festival of the literary arts. Since its inaugural iteration in the fall of 2014, the festival has tripled in size, bringing more queer writers and artists to South Florida than ever before. This year we are thrilled to partner with…

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…

Press: Reading Queer workshops provide platform for LGBT writers in South Florida

Press: Reading Queer workshops provide platform for LGBT writers in South Florida

BY JOHANY HERNANDEZ South Florida News Service When Neil de la Flor, 42, founded Reading Queer, he wanted to promote understanding and diversity within and outside the LGBT community by bringing in South Florida artists and writers to show their work. Read the full article @ the Miami Herlad here &…

Reading Queer “Voices Carry” Fundraiser @ The Hotel Gaythering – South Beach

Reading Queer “Voices Carry” Fundraiser @ The Hotel Gaythering – South Beach

Reading Queer queerly invites you to Voices Carry–-a fundraising event to support RQ’s mission to foster and promote queer literary culture in South Florida on Tuesday, June 23rd, from 7 – 9 pm at The Hôtel Gaythering @ 1409 Lincoln Road, Mami Beach, FL 33139 (on the corner of Bay Road & Lincoln Road). The event…

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 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…