LITANY Queer Reading Series

LITANY Queer Reading Series
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 7:00pm

Location

Rhizome Cafe Inc
317 Broadway E.
Vancouver, BC
Canada
49° 15' 46.656" N, 123° 5' 54.8376" W

Litany is a quarterly reading series showcasing emerging and established queer writers in Vancouver, BC, Unceded Coast Salish Territories. And our first reading is coming up on Thursday, JANUARY 24TH!

We'll be listening to the wonderful words of:

TAYLOR BASSO
LEE WILLIAMS
ERIN FLEGG
SUGAR LE FAE
NISHA ESWARAN
and featuring AMAL RANA!

More info on our lovely readers coming soon on the internet at http://litanyqueerreadingseries.tumblr.com/

Giveaways, general queeriment, and lots of chances to meet and greet new and old friends will also occur!

Doors at 7 PM; show at 7:30 PM sharp. We're asking for a dollar at the door, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds. All proceeds go directly to Rhizome Cafe (http://www.rhizomecafe.ca/).

Your hosts are Leah Horlick and Esther McPhee - more info on us, including what we're gonna call an "accessibility audit" on ourselves available here: http://litanyqueerreadingseries.tumblr.com/

ACCESSIBILITY INFO:
There are no stairs to get into the building; the main entrance is 38" wide and the bathroom door is 26" wide. There are fully accessible washrooms down the street at the neighbouring coffee shops.
Full accessibility audit on Rhizome here: http://buildingradicalaccessiblecommunities.blogspot.ca/2011/07/rhizome-cafe-access-audit.html


OUR MANDATE:

Litany Reading Series aims to support and showcase emerging and established LGBT2QI writers through a quarterly reading series with an anti-oppressive framework. We're committed to radical inclusion in our series, recognizing that access to the world of writing, literacy, and even queerness continues to be limited. We acknowledge that we're writing and reading on unceded Coast Salish territories. We commit to holding our events in physically and financially accessible spaces, providing accessibility information and trigger warnings, and doing all we can to create a safer space -- bring your suggestions! Check your assumptions at the door; Litany is a body-positive, anti-racist, anti-sexist, and hella queer- and trans-positive event.

Event photo for the moment by Cristy C. Road (http://www.croadcore.org/) and event poster coming very soon!