Mark Your eCalendars

Updated: So many LGBT Literary events and so little time! Here’s a list of some of the biggest LGBT book events taking place in 2011. If I missed your conference or some other major LGBT-relevant literary happening, con, or conference, please email me or place a comment below. Happy MMXI!

JAN

Jan. 6-9, 2011
126th MLA Annual Convention—LA

FEB

Feb. 2-5, 2011
AWP Annual Conference—DC

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MARCH

March 3-6, 2011
5th Annual Bold Strokes Books Palm Springs Lesbian Book Festival—PALM SPRINGS

March 10-13, 2011
EPICon 2011—WILLIAMSBURG, VA

March 26, 2011
Rainbow Book Fair—NEW YORK

March 18, 2011
Lambda Literary Award Finalists Announced—ONLINE

APRIL

April 1-2, 2011
WonderCon 2011—SAN FRANCISCO

April 28, 2011
Annual Publishing Triangle Awards-NEW YORK

MAY

May 12 – 15, 2011
Saints & Sinners—NEW ORLEANS

May 23 – 26, 2011
Book Expo America—NEW YORK

May 26, 2011
23rd Annual Lambda Literary Awards—NEW YORK

May 27, 2011
Bi Lines IV: A Celebration of Bisexual Writing in Reading, Music & Culture—NEW YORK

JUNE

TBD

JULY

July 21-24, 2011
ComicCon 2011—SAN DIEGO

AUG

Aug 17 – 21, 2011
World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon)—RENO

  • Hugo Awards Announced

SEPT

TBD

OCT

Oct 1-2, 2011
APE 2011—SAN FRANCISCO

Oct 2, 2011
10th Annual West Hollywood Book Fair—WEST HOLLYWOOD

NOV

Nov, 2011 (Date TBD)
Miami Book Fair—MIAMI

DEC

Dec, 2011 (Date TBD)
Publishing Triangle Holiday Party—NEW YORK



  • Ron Fritsch

4 Responses to “2011: A Year in Queer Literary Events”

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  2. library 30 January 2011 at 11:45 AM #

    Lone Star LesFic Festival
    Saturday, Feb 12 1:30p to 6:00p
    at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin, Austin, TX
    Sixteen of the best authors of lesbian fiction will be reading from their work and signing autographs. Free admission. Raffles and refreshments, plus vendors selling books, Pride jewelry, and “rainbow” artwork.
    Sponsored by the Austin Area Sapphic Readers Group.
    http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=140553595999671&index=1


  3. Lara 8 February 2011 at 11:19 AM #

    June has both the Atlanta Queer Lit Fest, http://atlqueerlitfest.blogspot.com and the Golden Crown Literary Society conference http://www.goldencrown.org/



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