Join the City of West Hollywood Lesbian Speaker Series for a special event celebrating the release of Sarah Schulman’s new book, The Cosmopolitans, a beautifully written, page-turning novel about friendship, love, and revenge set in the disappeared world of 1950s New York.  Free admission and free parking the 5-story parking structure behind the West Hollywood Library. Book sales/signing hosted afterwards at the event by Book Soup Bookstore.

Sarah Schulman is a distinguished Professor of the Humanities at CUNY and her honors and awards include a Guggenheim in Playwriting and a Fullbright in Judaic Studies.  A well known literary chronicler of the marginalized and subcultural, Schulman’s fiction has focused on queer urban life for thirty years. The Cosmopolitans is her 10th novel and 17th book.  Michelle Tea is the author of five memoirs and two novels.  he is the Founding Artistic Director of RADAR Productions, a queer-feminist literary non-profit organization that produces the monthly RADAR Reading Series at the San Francisco Public Library, the international Sister Spit performance tours, and many other events throughout the Bay Area and beyond.

For more information and to RSVP, contact Corey Roskin at or (323) 848-6403.

Sarah Schulman in conversation with Michelle Tea (web version)


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