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“Ancestors: A Queer Writers of Color Reading”
sponsored by the Lambda Literary Foundation
“Ancestors: A Queer Writers of Color Reading” is a literary reading featuring same-gender-loving, multiple-gender-loving, and transgender poets, non/fiction writers, filmmakers, and performance artists of Indigenous Pacific, Native North American, Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian, Latina/o, and African descent.
Thursday, March 1, 2012
FreeCenter on Halsted 3rd Floor Irving Harris Family Foundation Reception Hall 3656 N. Halsted St. (at Waveland Ave.) Chicago, IL 60613
7pm Doors Open
Organized by Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán
& Tony Valenzuela
OluSeyi OluToyin Adebanjo, Nancy Agabian, Ryka Aoki, Tamiko Beyer, Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán, Ching-In Chen, Matthew R. K. Haynes-Kekahuna, Lorenzo Herrera y Lozano, David Keali’i, Emil Keliane, Janet McAdams, Deborah A. Miranda, Claudia Narváez-Meza, vaimoana litia makakaufaki niumeitolu, Emma Pérez, Jai Arun Ravine, Charles Rice-González, Trish Salah, James Thomas Stevens, D. Antwan Stewart, Max Wolf Valerio, & Jennifer Lisa Vest.
This event is sponsored by the Lambda Literary Foundation, which nurtures, celebrates, and preserves lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) literature through programs that honor excellence, promote visibility, and encourage development of emerging writers.
This reading is an off-site event for the 2012 Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) conference, which will be occurring in Chicago from Wednesday, February 29, 2012 through Saturday, March 3, 2012.