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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…

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…

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…

Exquisite Writing Workshop: a success for Reading Queer & the Bakehouse Art Complex

Exquisite Writing Workshop: a success for Reading Queer & the Bakehouse Art Complex

“Creative writing isn’t just about what you know. It’s about discovering what you’ve forgotten through the process of creative writing.” –Neil de la Flor Reading Queer’s first Community Writing Workshop, “Exquisite Writing”, a Creative Writing Workshop led by Maureen Seaton & Neil de la Flor, was a resounding success! We…

“Exquisite Writing” at the Bakehouse: A Writing Queer Workshop for Reading Queer

“Exquisite Writing” at the Bakehouse: A Writing Queer Workshop for Reading Queer February 1, 2014, 2-5 PM I Exquisite Corpse This surrealist “game” is “played” with any number of people, from 2 to ∞. (Yes, ∞.) 1. Divide into groups according to elements: Air signs (Libra, Gemini, Aquarius), Water signs…

Reading Queer seeks to hire creative writing instructors

Reading Queer seeks to hire creative writing instructors

HEAR YE, HEAR YE!: ATTENTION ALL WRITERS, POETS, QUEERS, UNICORNS AND MISCREANTS Reading Queer (RQ) is searching for six South-Florida-based creative writing instructors to lead a series of community-based writing workshops. All writers who are committed to teaching from a queer lens are invited to submit proposals for innovative workshops…

It’s Give Miami Day. Support empowerment. Support Reading Queer.

It’s Give Miami Day. Support empowerment. Support Reading Queer.

Support Reading Queer ‘s mission to empower & enrich the lives of the queer community. Just a few hours left to donate. Your donation will fund: 1. Community-based creative writing workshops led by nationally renowned queer writers 2. Open-to-the-public talks led by nationally recognized queer writers 3. Outreach programs aimed…

Reading Queer announces first offical event in partnership with The Miami Book Fair International

Reading Queer announces first offical event in partnership with The Miami Book Fair International

“I am the what-are-you: Queer Poetry/Queer Differences”: Queer poetry, like queerness itself, is often dominated by the same voices. It’s time for a change. This panel explores and celebrates queer differences with poets who speak from varied perspectives. In their own way, each of these poets gives testament to the…

subject: statement by kari edwards

subject: statement by kari edwards

it is the space one holds, not an essential objectification one is held in, where one is stabilized into things in space, places with borders, bodies with procedures, proper behavior by corporeal containment, compulsory reproductive management, polarizing populations, producing mythological projections, slicing every single living energetic instant into bipolar neurosis…