September 28, 7-9pm @ Bluestockings Bookstore, Café, & Activist Center (172 Allen Street, New York, NY)

Joan Nestle says Stephanie Schroeder’s Beautiful Wreck: Sex, Lies & Suicide is “Written with humor, insight, perception, courage….” Stephanie Schroeder says Deborah Goldstein’s memoir-in-progress, Dad is Dead. Please Call Me, is the perfect accompaniment to her own memoir of mental illness, love, sex, and betrayal. Join these two lesbian memoirists as they recount their hilarious and crazy herstories Friday, September 28th at Bluestockings Bookstore, 7pm. $5 suggested donation, no one turned away.

STEPHANIE SCHROEDER is a queer feminist dyke writer, mental health advocate & activist for social and economic justice. Schroeder’s political essays have been anthologized in the queer classic, That’s Revolting: Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation and Here Come the Brides: Reflections on Lesbian Love and Marriage as well as in several erotic anthologies. She is currently a Contributing Editor at Curve Magazine and a relationship and sex blogger on curvemag.com. Beautiful Wreck is her first book. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

DEBORAH GOLDSTEIN is the author of the humor blog Peaches & Coconuts and Patch.com column Over the Rainbow. She has participated in spoken word events and won Studio B’s Story Slam with her piece “Vaginas and Downtown Lisa Brown.” Deborah is writing a memoir entitled Dad is Dead. Please Call Me exploring how her parenting has been informed by her dysfunctional parents. Deborah lives in New Jersey with her partner Gabriella and their 2 boys.



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