Upcoming Events

We had a great summer. Check out our recent activities as well as upcoming opportunities for readers and writers…

UPCOMING EVENTS

WRITING GROUP
The BLLC has partnered with the LGBT Center of Raleigh to host a writing group for LGBTQ* women of color writers in the Raleigh, NC area. Participants will workshop their works in progress, improve their writing skills, and learn more about submitting and publishing their work. The group meets the third Sunday from 2-4 pm every other month.

First meeting: October 15, 2017
324 South Harrington Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

READING QUEER
We’ve teamed up with Reading Queer, a Meetup group based in Nashville, TN. We’re striving to build community for queer writers in Middle Tennessee through a book club and social justice/literature-related activities. Join us at the October meetup to discuss Stone Butch Blues by Leslie Feinberg. Click here for a free PDF of the book. Be sure to RSVP by emailing us at info@blacklesbianliterarycollective.org.

October 22, 2017
2:00 pm CST
Portland Brew East
1921 Eastland Ave, Nashville, TN

 

RECENT EVENTS

#BOROPRIDE
Stop by our table at the 2nd annual Murfreesboro Pride for books and to help us spread the word about the Black Lesbian Literary Collective. Books authored by the collective’s writing group members will be available.

September 9, 2017
3:00 – 10:00 pm
1 Public Square (downtown Murfreesboro)
Free and open to the public. | Click here for details.

WOMEN WHO WRITE: READING & DISCUSSION
August 4, 2017
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Free and open to the public. | Click here for flyer.

The Potter’s House
1658 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, DC 20009

OUTWRITE 2017
A Celebration of LGBT Literature
August 4-6, 2017
Free and open to the public.

Books/vendors, author readings, and panels on Aug. 5 (join Renée Cronin, Stephanie Andrea Allen, and La Toya Hankins at 10AM for a fiction reading, and Lauren Cherelle at 2PM for “Quick & Dirty” readings).

The DC Center for the LGBT Community
2000 14th Street NW, Suite 105
Washington, DC 20009

GOLDEN CROWN LITERARY SOCIETY ANNUAL CONFERENCE
A premier lesbian literary event for both authors and readers.
July 5-9, 2017

July 8 from 2:10 to 3:10 pm
Workshop presented by Lauren Cherelle and S. Andrea Allen:
“Go Where You Are Loved: Creating Sustainable Writing Communities for Lesbians of Color”

Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel & Conference Center
5440 North River Rd
Rosemont, Illinois  6001