Events

2017 | UPCOMING EVENTS

 

MURFREESBORO PRIDE
September 9, 2017
3:00 to 10:00 PM
Free and open to public.

We’ll be present to spread the word about the Black Lesbian Literary Collective. Books authored by collective’s writing group members will be available.

1 Public Square
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

NASHVILLE BLACK PRIDE
October 13-15, 2017

Details pending.

 

2017 | RECENT EVENTS

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

A reading and discussion focused on Black lesbian and queer women of color in literature, publishing, and the importance of supportive writing communities. BLF Press Publisher Stephanie Andrea Allen and Resolute Publishing Manager Lauren Cherelle will also discuss the inspiration behind their most recent collaboration, Solace: Writing Refuge and LGBTQ Women of Color.

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

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

Books/vendors, author readings, and panel discussions 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

GCLS ANNUAL CONFERENCE
July 5-9, 2017
A premier lesbian literary event for both authors and readers.
Click here for admission prices.

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  60018

TRI-STATE BLACK PRIDE
June 16-18, 2017
Celebrate unity and pride at this first annual Mid-South pride event.
Free admission. Come see us on Saturday, June 17 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm!

Crowne Plaza Memphis Downtown
300 N. 2nd Street
Memphis, TN 38105

Visit tristateblackpride.com for details.

88 READERS LOUNGE & BOOK CLUB
April 15, 2017
A book talk to get you reading and thinking featuring The Dawn of Nia.
1:30 to 3:00 pm

Frugal Bookstore
57 Warren Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
Click here for details.

 

2016 | PAST EVENTS

WRITER’S BLOCK FESTIVAL
November 5, 2016
Tim Faulkner Gallery
1512 Portland Avenue
Louisville, KY 40203
8:30 am to 7:00 pm

KENTUCKIANA PRIDE
Annual Pride celebration at the Belvedere in Louisville, KY (at Main St. and 5th St. downtown).

June 17, 2016
7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

June 18, 2016
11:00 am to 11:00 pm

LEZ TALK BOOK TOUR
Don’t miss the chance to chat + meet featured writers in Lez Talk: A Collection of Black Lesbian Short Fiction.

April 5, 2016 / Online Kick-off
Google Hangouts
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

April 30, 2016 / Scuppernong Books
Writers: Lauren Cherelle, S. Andrea Allen, La Toya Hankins, K.A. Smith
304 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC 27401
7:30 pm to 9:00pm

May 20, 2016 / Charis Books and More
Writers: Lauren Cherelle, S. Andrea Allen, Claudia Moss, K.A. Smith
1189 Euclid Avenue Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30307
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

June 25, 2016 / TheLRoom
Writers: S. Andrea Allen, K.A. Smith, La Toya Hankins, Eternity Philops
100 West Geer St.
Durham, NC 27701
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

July 23, 2016 / CoWork Memphis
Writers: Lauren Cherelle, S. Andrea Allen
902 S. Cooper St.
Memphis, TN 38104
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm