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Saturday, May 5 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
We're Here, We're Queer: New Poetry Books by LGBTQ Writers LIMITED

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A reading to celebrate recently published books by award-winning Massachusetts LGBTQ poets including "Girls Like You" by Margot Douaihy, "Fireworks in the Graveyard" and "The Future Is Trying To Tell Us Something: New and Selected Poems" by Joy Ladin, "Fellow Odd Fellow" by Steven Riel, and "I Carry My Mother" and "Lovely" by Lesléa Newman.

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Lesléa Newman

I am a poet, novelist, short story writer, and children's book author.My most recent poetry collections are I CARRY MY MOTHER and LOVELY. I have also written a novel-in-verse called OCTOBER MOURNING: A SONG FOR MATTHEW SHEPARD. My most well-known book is the children's classic, HEATHER... Read More →

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Margot Douaihy

Franklin Pierce University
Margot Douaihy's books include "Scranton Lace" and "Girls Like You" (Clemson University Press). She is the Editor of the Northern New England Review and a founding member of the Creative Writing Studies Organization. Her writings have been featured in PBS NewsHour, Colorado Review... Read More →
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Joy Ladin

Professor, Yeshiva University
I am the author of nine books of poetry, including Lambda Literary Award finalists Impersonation and Transmigration, and last year's Fireworks in the Graveyard (Headmistress Press) and The Future is Trying to Tell Us Something: New and Selected Poems (Sheep Meadow Press). A work of... Read More →
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Steven Riel

I am the author of one full-length book of poetry (Fellow Odd Fellow, published by Trio House Press) as well as three chapbooks, with the most recent, Postcard from P-town, selected as runner-up for the inaugural Robin Becker Chapbook Prize and published by Seven Kitchens Press. My... Read More →


Saturday May 5, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hawthorne Hotel, Library Room 18 Washington Square W, Salem, MA 01970, USA

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