Stories & Queer, a traveling reading series for queer and queer-friendly poets & writers, presents Deborah Miranda, Erika L. Sánchez, and Gregg Shapiro at Quimby’s.
Deborah Miranda is the author of Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir (HeyDay Press, January 2013). Her collection of essays, The Hidden Stories of Isabel Meadows and Other California Indian Lacunae is under contract with University of Nebraska Press. As Associate Professor of English at Washington and Lee University, Deborah teaches Creative Writing (poetry and memoir), composition, and literature.
Erika L. Sánchez is a poet and writer living in Chicago. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Illinois at Chicago, holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of New Mexico, and was a recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship to Madrid, Spain. She is a 2013 CantoMundo Fellow and a winner of the 2013 “Discovery”/Boston Review Prize. She is currently a contributor for Cosmopolitan for Latinas, The Huffington Post, and NBC Latino. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Pleiades, Witness, Hunger Mountain, Crab Orchard Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Copper Nickel, The Boston Review, and many others.
Gregg Shapiro is the author of the chapbook GREGG SHAPIRO: 77 (Souvenir Spoon Press, 2012) and the poetry collection Protection (Gival Press, 2008). Shapiro is also an entertainment journalist whose interviews and reviews run in a variety of regional LGBT and mainstream publications and websites.
For more info: storiesandqueer.org
Friday, May 10, 7pm – Free Event