“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



Center on Halsted
3rd Floor
Irving Harris Family Foundation Reception Hall
3656 N. Halsted St. (at Waveland Ave.)
Chicago, IL 60613

(773) 472-6469


7pm Doors Open

7:30pm Reading

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.


Questions:  Info@lambdaliterary.org

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One Response to “Ancestors: A Queer Writers of Color Reading”

  1. […] On March 1, I was one of the readers among a stellar lineup at Ancestors: Queer Writers of Color, 7 pm, at the Center on Halsted in Chicago.  Sponsored by Lambda Literary Society and an off-site event of the Associated Writing Programs Conference: http://www.lambdaliterary.org/events/01/31/ancestors-a-queer-writers-of-color-reading/ […]

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