Ana-Maurine Lara is helping the Astraea Foundation celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Astraea Lesbian Writers Fund, reading on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 in New York City. Other readers are R. Erica Doyle, Karma Mayet Johnson, Chinelo Okparanta, Kirya Traber and Jacqueline Woodson. See here for tickets.
Ana-Maurine Lara and G. Winston James are reading in Fall in Love: An Erotic Reading and Fundraiser for Fire & Ink on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 in Brooklyn, NY. They join other writers Cheryl Clarke, Jade Foster, Reginald Harris, Herukhuti and Mingus, and visual artist Charlie Dominguez for a night of food, music and great fun! Go here for advance tickets ($25) and location details.
Sharon Bridgforth is featured in Windy City Queer: LGBTQ Dispatches from the Third Coast, ed. by Kathie Bergquist (University of Wisconsin Press). Windy City Queer, a collection of queer voices from Chicago’s literary landscape, includes writing by Achy Obejas, C.C. Carter, Sheree Greer, avery r. young. Sharon reads with these contributors on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 at POWWOW in Chicago.