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Winter Light: LGBT Books, Authors, and More (1-22-11)

A Celebration of the Gay Alliance Library & Archives

Join the Gay Alliance of the Genesse Valley for books to borrow, books to buy, authors to meet, and food to eat!

This an an event to delight the book lovers in the LGBT community! It’s an open house to meet the Gay Alliance of the Genesse Valley (GAGV) library volunteer staff members and tour their new library where archival materials and special collections will be on display.

There will also be a large book sale and local GLBTA authors will be on hand to discuss, sell, and sign their books.

Featured readers include:

Lyndsey D’Arcangelo – lesbian poet and novelist from Buffalo. http://www.lyndseydarcangelo.com/

Shauna Marie O’Toole – transgendered author with two publications (an autobiography and fiction). http://www.cantshaveinaminimart.com/

Kathyrn Shay – novelist and author of  nearly 40 books, including a new release, A Perfect Family (Bold Stroke Books), about a families coming out story.   http://www.kathrynshay.com/current.perfect.family.html

Tony Leuzzi – poet, author, and Assistant Professor in the  English & Philosophy Department at MCC. In 2010, his most recent collection of poems,  Radiant Losses, was released from New Sins Presshttp://web.monroecc.edu/aleuzzi/

To top it off, as if you needed more, there will be lots of edible treats to warm you up inside. Come spend a mid-winter’s mid-day celebrating the wonderful community library!

The celebration will occur on Saturday, January 22, 2011, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m at the Gay Alliance Library & Archives, located at 875 E. Main St. Rochester, NY 14605. The event is FREE.

(This is not a Just Poets event.)



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