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Gulfport ReadOut 2019, Feb 15-17, 2019
Gulfport Public Library
Gulfport, FL
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3 DAYS OF EVENTS FOR READERS AND WRITERS!
ALL EVENTS AT GULFPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY
(Except Poppy Champlin, at Catherine A. Hickman Theater)

FRIDAY:

3:30-5:00pm    Readings by 7 romance authors along with afternoon tea
7:00-8:00pm    Meet all the Authors and Leslea Newman at our wine and cheese reception,

SATURDAY:

10:30-11:30 am  "It Takes a Village to Raise a Writer and Activist." Award-winning author and poet LESLÉA NEWMAN
                         (Heather Has Two Mommies, A Letter to Harvey Milk;
                         I Carry my Mother and dozens of novels and
                         childrens  books)
11:30-3:30pm   Author readings (Mystery, Young Adult, Poetry,  
                         Literary and Non-fiction)
10:00-4:00        Book sales and signings
8:00pm             Comic POPPY CHAMPLIN rocks the house*
 * Go to:poppychamplingulfport.brownpapertickets.com to purchase tix for Poppy

SUNDAY:
 
9:00-12:30pm     Workshop with Lesléa Newman
WRITE FROM THE HEART is a writing workshop that will help you hone your writing skills by figuring out exactly what you want to say and the best way to say it. Writing exercises will guide participants in exploring the emotional truths of their lives and crafting this material into powerful fiction or poetry. Approrpriate for emerging writers as well as experienced writers. Please bring something to write on, something to write with, an open heart and an open mind.

1:00-3:00pm       Author panel. Join Ann Aptaker, Cheryl Head, Becky Bohan and Amy Lauren for their ideas about what makes for great Lesbian Literature.

ALL LITERARY EVENTS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO ALL (EXCEPT FEE FOR SUNDAY MORNING WORKSHOP)

Attending authors include:
SJ SINDU, (Marriage of a Thousand Lies, winner: Publishing Triangle Award, American Library Association Stonewall Honor  Book), Ann Aptaker, Fay Jacobs, Lucy Madison, Stefani Deoul, S.W. Andersen, JB Marsden, Catherine Maiorisi, Lucy Madison, Amy Lauren, Josette Murray, Stefani Deoul, Cheryl Head, Sonja Franeta, Erin Zak, Addison M. Conley, Becky Bohan, Fay Jacobs, Alison R. Solomon
For more details of all events check out the Gulfport Library LGBTQ Resource Center website, https://mygulfport.us/lgbtq-resources/

* Leslea will also be giving a talk at Temple Beth-El on Thursday, February 14th
* Tickets for Poppy Champlin available at separate Brown Paper Tickets site: https://poppychamplingulfport.bpt.me
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Location

Gulfport Public Library (View)
5501 28th Ave, S.
Gulfport, FL 33707
United States


Categories

Arts > Literary
Social > LGBT

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: LGBTQ Resource Center of the Gulfport Library
On BPT Since: Oct 31, 2018
 
Gulfport LGBTQ Resource Center
727-755-3523
LGBTQGulfport@gmail.com...
mygulfport.us/lgbtq-resour...
 


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