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Reading Queer & Miami Book Fair present Paris Is Still Burning @ The Olympia Theater

Reading Queer & Miami Book Fair present Paris Is Still Burning @ The Olympia Theater

Wednesday, November 18th @ 6:30 pm Join Reading Queer & Miami Book Fair for 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. Inspired by the legendary documentary film “Paris is Burning” and the queer…

Reading Queer Literary Festival presents the Cruising Miami Salon

Reading Queer Literary Festival presents the Cruising Miami Salon

Led by local scholar and artist Celeste Fraser Delgado, the Cruising Miami salon will encourage a shifting series of writing and performance partnerships centered around the theme of public sex as a form of utopian longing as presented in the work of Hialeah-born queer scholar José Esteban Muñoz. These couplings…

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…

Inaugural Queer Depot 101: Creativity & Queerness at The Betsy-Sobe

Inaugural Queer Depot 101: Creativity & Queerness at The Betsy-Sobe

Co-led by poets Julie Marie Wade & Maureen Seaton, “QUEER DEPOT 101: CREATIVITY & QUEERNESS” explores queerness as a potent source for creativity for writers and artists. “Is all art-making inherently queer, particularly in a world that devalues art and consigns most artists to the margins of mainstream work? Maybe…

It’s the end of the year, but we’ve only just begun.

Dear Community, Reading Queer relies on your generous support to fund our mission to transform the lives of the queer community through the act & the art of creative writing. Your donation to Reading Queer will impact lives & make a real difference. Your donation will fund: stipends for creative…

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 @ Pecha Kucha Night: Signifiers in Queer/Feminist Contemporary Art in Asia and Miami

Join Reading Queer Executive Director Neil de la Flor and Reading Queer Program Director José A. Villar-Portela for Pechua Kucha Night: Signifiers in Queer/Feminist Contemporary Art in Asia and Miami. The format is simple: 20 slides x 20 seconds each. The program complements themes of the WOMEN exhibit currently on…

Reading Queer to participate in Give Miami Day

Reading Queer to participate in Give Miami Day

  Give Miami Day – For a Greater Miami: 11/20/2013 Give Miami Day is a once-a-year 24-hour online giving event that involves hundreds of charities. This year it will be held on November 20. We kindly ask you to make a tax-deductible donation to Reading Queer!  Visit: https://www.givemiamiday.com/npo/NPC010680/. The Miami Foundation…