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2009 NQAF presents: Testimonies, Chisme, Spilling the Tea: An Evening of Poetry

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Date:
Monday, June 08, 2009
Time:
7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Event Type:
Concert/Show
Organizer/Author:
Elizabeth Pickens
Location Details:
SOMArts
934 Brannan Street
San Francisco, CA

The 2009 National Queer Arts Festival presents:

Testimonies, Chisme, Spilling the Tea: An Evening of Poetry

A literary event sure to sparkle, rectify and incite, as established & emerging poets scratch the page with literary histories -- crossing generations, genres and borders of any and all imaginations. Join this intergenerational entourage of fierce queer writers and poets, as they testify to the piercing pleasures of textual promise in poetry.

Featuring Dorothy Allison, Ching-In Chen, Elana Dykewomon, Rigoberto González, Eloise Klein Healy, Cole Krawitz, D.A. Powell, Ely Shipley & Griselda Suárez. Hosted by Jewelle Gomez.

Featured writers participated as faculty and fellows in Lambda Literary Writers Retreat, a program that bridges the gaps between generations, and forges a new expression for LGBTQ writing.

Curated & Produced by Cole Krawitz & Griselda Suárez

Doors at 7pm; Show at 7:30pm

The event will be followed by a book signing & reception.

Buy your tickets now! $12.00 - $20.00
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/66077

For full program information visit: http://www.queerculturalcenter.org/Pages/QFest09/Testim.html

Co-sponsored by the Lambda Literary Foundation, Graywolf Press & Red Hen Press

This event is also supported by Poets & Writers, through a grant it has received from the James Irvine Foundation.
Added to the calendar on Sat, May 30, 2009 5:35PM
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