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Queering the Opening: Generative Workshop led by Paul Lisicky

Queering the Opening: Generative Workshop led by Paul Lisicky

This writing workshop shows writers how to snag the reader’s attention and build tension from the first (few) sentences. Get tickets. Workshop Description: How to involve the reader from the first sentence—or at least the first few? How to imply tension and trouble without giving the whole narrative away? We’ll think…

Inviting the Subconscious: Generative Workshop Led by Julie E. Bloemeke

Inviting the Subconscious: Generative Workshop Led by Julie E. Bloemeke

Enter the subconscious and activate your creativity with author Julie E. Bloemeke. Get Tickets. About this Event Workshop Description: Compelled by the connection between the subconscious and the poem draft? Looking to tap into image and dream as a means of generating new material? Curious by what a past self might…

Reading Queer Presents “Anything Else Under Heaven: A Writing Workshop” with poet Mia S. Willis

Reading Queer Presents “Anything Else Under Heaven: A Writing Workshop” with poet Mia S. Willis

RSVP HERE Description: Poetry frequently offers glimpses of Black and queer joy in times of societal turmoil and uncertainty. As Black creators become increasingly essential to local and national movements for change, participants in this workshop will encounter the bop poetry form created by Afaa Michael Weaver at the Cave Canem…

Donate to Reading Queer

Donate to Reading Queer

Help me raise $5,000 before November 15th and fuel the future of queer literary culture in South Florida. Support life-affirming programming by and for the community @ readingqueer.org/donate Meet Parvati Villarba, Programming Director @ Reading Queer. “Reading Queer has taught me that Queerness transcends race, gender, sexuality, and class— by…

Reading Queer presents “The Shadow Self” with Cathleen Chambless

Reading Queer presents “The Shadow Self” with Cathleen Chambless

Reading Queer is excited to launch the 2018 – 2019 RQ Writing Academy with “The Shadow Self”, a creative writing workshop with Cathleen Chambless at The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse (Map) on Saturday, October 20th from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. “Reading Queer has been a unicorn’s breath of fresh air…

“Diving Deeper into Show Don’t Tell” with Richard Blanco

“Diving Deeper into Show Don’t Tell” with Richard Blanco

“Diving Deeper into Show Don’t Tell” with Richard Blanco & Reading Queer DATE: JUNE 23rd, 2018 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM LOCATION: MIAMI BEACH BOTANICAL GARDEN @ 2000 CONVENTION CENTER DR, MIAMI BEACH, FL 33139. Map here COST: ALWAYS FREE. Donations appreciated. Donate here Richard Blanco is a historic presidential…

Reading Queer Writing Academy Presents “BOOT CAMP” with Jan Becker

Reading Queer Writing Academy Presents “BOOT CAMP” with Jan Becker

DATE: JUNE 30TH, 2018 from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM LOCATION: VILLAIN THEATER  @ 5865 NE 2ND AVE, MIAMI, FL 33137. Map here COST: ALWAYS FREE. Donations appreciated. Donate here Jan Becker, author of The Sunshine Chronicles, welcomes Reading (and Writing) Queer-ians into her Floridian world of sticky weather and peculiar characters.…

Meet RQ Writer in Residence Chazz Chitwood

DATE: March 18th, 7:30 PM LOCATION: THE BETSY HOTEL. Map here COST: ALWAYS FREE. Donations appreciated. Donate here.  Reading Queer is happy to announce our first Writer in Residence, Chazz Chitwood. Chitwood is a 28 year old gay writer living in North Miami Beach. He has his BA and JD from University…

Purchase Reading Queer: Poetry In A Time of Chaos

Purchase Reading Queer: Poetry In A Time of Chaos

Reading Queer: Poetry In A Time of Chaos Reading Queer: Poetry In A Time of Chaos (Anhinga Press, 2018) brings fifty LGBTQ poets together in the spirit and solidarity of poetry at its finest and fiercest. Edited by Neil de la Flor and Maureen Seaton, Reading Queer: Poetry in a Time of…