A literary event featuring queer writers of color reading their work followed by a discussion focusing on safe and inclusive spaces, identity, and building community.
Reception: 6:30 – 7 p.m.
Program: 7 – 9 p.m.
B.A. Williams | poet and host of un::fade::able - the requiem of Sandra Bland
Catherine Chen | poet and co-founder In-Flux Collectiv: Queer Reading Series
Evan Kleekamp | writer
Reuben Hayslett | poet
Roxana Preciado | poet
Eugene Owens | Adult Librarian, Los Angeles Public Library, Exposition Park Branch
Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo | Social justice poet and co-leader Women Who Submit
This event is part of Lambda LitFest 2019, which takes place during the week of September 21-28, 2019, when over 1,500 people will come together in various venues around Los Angeles to celebrate LGBTQ+ writers and literature.
Accessibility, parking, and public transportation information is available on the Armory’s website:
This event is co-organized by Cody Sisco, Rachelle Yousuf, and Sakae Manning with support from partner organizations, including BookSwell, Resonant Earth Publishing, Poets & Writers, Armory Center for the Arts, and Lambda Literary.