Nancy Agabian and Emma Pérez Reading at the AWP Conference in Chicago


February 1, 2012

Aunt Lute authors Nancy Agabian and Emma Pérez will be reading at the 2012 Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) annual conference in Chicago on the “Ancestors; A Queer Writers of Color Reading” panel. As described by the organizers Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhrán and Tony Valenzuela, “‘Ancestors: A Queer Writers of Color Reading’ is a literary reading featuring same-gender-loving, multiple-gender-loving, and transgender poets, non/fiction writers, filmmakers, and performance artists of Indigenous Pacific, Native North American, Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian, Latina/o, and African descent.”

The free event is sponsored by the Lambda Literary Foundation, and will be held Thursday, March 1, from 7-10pm at the Irving Harris Family Foundation Reception Hall in the Center on Halsted. Jo Scott-Coe will also be reading at AWP. For more details about “Ancestors,” visit the facebook event page.


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