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WBF: Native Country of the Heart

Type: *Festival *Lecture * Reading This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Presented in partnership with the Chican@/Latin@ Studies Program. From the celebrated editor of This Bridge Called My Back, Cherríe Moraga charts her own coming-of-age alongside her mother’s decline, and also…

WBF: Doomstead Days

Type: * Festival * Lecture * Reading This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Presented in partnership with the Center for Culture, History, and Environment and the UW-Madison Program in Creative Writing, Brian Teare offers readers a new kind of nature poem—one…

Madison College Speaking Series: Sonya Renee Taylor

Type: * Lecture * Informational * Workshop This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Madison College Book Club (MC-BC) and friends invites you to Madison College Speaking Series, featuring poet, educator, and social justice activist Sonya Renee Taylor, author of The Body…

Carla Ernst, author of Life Without Pockets

Type: Reading This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community A Room of One’s Own is thrilled to welcome Carla Ernst, author of “Life Without Pockets: My Long Journey into Womanhood!” “Life Without Pockets—My Long Journey into Womanhood” is…

Bill Mathis author reading

Type: Reading This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Bill Mathis, author of Face Your Fears, a novel dealing with disability, LGBTQ and family, will speak at A Room of One’s Own Bookstore, 315 W. Gorham St., Madison…

Taylor Saracen author signing

Type: Reading This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Taylor Saracen will be at the East Towne Barnes & Noble, Sun. Aug. 5, to sign copies of the first book in her “Rise Up” series, which illuminates pivotal moments in the lives…

Book Launch: “Raising Rosie: Our Story of Parenting An Intersex Child”

Type: * Informational * Reading This Event: * Has LGBTQI content * May be of interest to the LGBTQI community Milwaukee parents Eric Lohman, lecturer and researcher at UWM and Stephani Lohman, an infection prevention nurse with degrees in chemistry, biology, and nursing, share their powerful story of navigating medical…

Becky Albertalli, Julie Murphy, and Katie Cotugno Author Reading

Type: * Reading * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community A Room of One’s Own is proud to welcome three authors of thoughtful young adult books, as part of the HarperCollins Epic Reads tour! Please join…

Sami Schalk book party for Bodyminds Reimagined

Type: * Reading * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Come celebrate the official release of Dr. Sami Schalk’s first monograph, Bodyminds Reimagined: (Dis)ability, Race, and Gender in Black Women’s Speculative Fiction, published by Duke University…

Wisconsin Book Festival

Type: * Festival * Reading This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Discover a new favorite book and listen to readings from local and national authors at the 15th Annual Wisconsin Book Festival, November 2-5, 2017. The four-day festival, held in and…

Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians but Were Afraid to Ask

Type: * Informational * Reading This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Anton Treuer, Professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University and author of 14 books, will come to speak about his book, “Everything You Wanted to Know about Indians but Were Afraid to Ask”. He will…

Wonder Body adult coloring book workshop

Type: Workshop This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Explore your Wonder Body! The broadly erotic terrain of Wonder Body can also become explicitly erotic. Just think of how the sense of proprioception might be applied to strap-on…

Denise DuBois Author Event

Type: * Reading * Informational This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * Is LGBTQ hosted * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community A Room of One’s Own is delighted to welcome Denise Chanterelle DuBois for a reading and book-signing from her memoir, Self-Made Woman! Denise DuBois’ transformation into…

“The Sea Is Quiet Tonight” author visit and reading

Type: Reading This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Massachusetts author and activist, Michael Ward will read from his book, The Sea Is Quiet Tonight, followed by a talk back at Room of One’s Own, 315 W Gorham St. Tuesday, May 16…

Lit Fest 2017: An Evening with Roxane Gay

Type: Lecture This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community “Roxane Gay is the brilliant girl-next-door: your best friend and your sharpest critic… She is by turns provocative, chilling, hilarious; she is also required reading.” — People Join us in welcoming acclaimed author…

The Art of Racial Difference

Type: * Reading * Lecture * Informational This Event: May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Arts + Literature Laboratory 2021 Winnebago Street Madison, WI 53704 March 24, 2017, at 7 PM Public invited to attend. ALL hosts the Madison release event for the book The Social Practice That…

Meredith Russo Author Visit & Unity Art Project

Type: * Reading * Social This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Meredith Russo, author of a book about a transgender teen will be speaking about her book, “If I Was Your Girl.” Dessert bar provided and a community art project will…

Writers Resist

Type: * Fundraiser * Reading * Social This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Gates of Heaven Synagogue, 302 E Gorham St, Madison, WI 53706 January 15, 2017 from 6 to 9 PM Public encouraged to attend On Martin Luther King Jr.’s…

Eileen Myles reading/discussion: “I Must Be Living Twice”

Type: * Informational * Reading This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * Is LGBTQ hosted * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Presented in partnership with the FELIX Series of New Writing, Eileen Myles will discuss their latest book of poetry I Must Be Living Twice and their…