An Evening with the Blithe House Quarterly

Apr ’04
12:00 am

An Evening with the Blithe House Quarterly
Friday, June 18th, 7:00 PM
Join host: Aldo Alvarez, executive editor and publisher, Blithe House Quarterly as he presents a reading of short fiction by authors appearing in the all-Chicago Summer issue of Blithe House Quarterly, an online journal of LGBT short fiction. Event readers Include: Dave Awl, Kurt Heintz, Karen Lee Osborne, K.R. Randen and Yvonne Zipter
Aldo Alvarez is the author of Interesting Monsters: Fictions. Aldo founded Blithe House Quarterly in 1997 and currently serves as its Executive Editor and Publisher.
Dave Awl is the author of What the Sea Means: Poems, Stories and Monologues 1987-2002. He is the founder of The Pansy Kings performance group and a ten-year veteran of The Neo-Futurists\’ fringe theater smash Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind.
Kurt Heintz is a writer, performer, and new media artist whose output grows from contemporary video art, performance poetry, poetry video, and electronic literature. He is
founder of the e-poets network.
Karen Lee Osborne is the author of the novels Carlyle and Hawkwings the editor of The Country of Herself: Short Fiction by Chicago Women and coeditor, with William Spurlin, of Reclaiming the Heartland: Lesbian and Gay Voices from the Midwest
KR Randen is a 24 year old writer living in Chicago, IL. While short stories are his mainstay, he performs on stage; most recently at the Queer is Folk Festival.
Yvonne Zipter is the author of the nonfiction books Ransacking the Closet and Diamonds Are a Dyke\’s Best Friend, the nationally syndicated column \”Inside Out,\” and the critically acclaimed poetry collection The Patience of Metal.
Blithe House Quarterly was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award in 2000. The GLAAD Media Award recognizes the \”fairness, accuracy, quality, originality and impact of media representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community\”.
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