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ReadOut 2023: Memoir: Growing Into My Self
February 19 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ReadOut 2023 and the LGBTQ Resource Center of Gulfport Public Library present Memoir: Growing Into My Self. Three award-winning authors describe their personal accounts of growing into their identities as LGBTQ people and how it integrates into their work and life.
Robee Berry (she/her) is a writer, adventurer and activist. For decades the story of The Pink Divide protagonist, Lake Myers, lived in her head until the auspicious day when Lake root. The Pink Divide is her first book. Felice Cohen is an author, motivational speaker and Holocaust educator. Her newly-published memoir, Half In: A Coming-of-Age Memoir of Forbidden Love, earned an Outstanding Non-fiction Book Award from the Independent Author Network. Angela Yarber is the award-winning author of eight books, including her recent memoir, Queering the American Dream. With a Ph.D. in Art and Religion, five of her books have been listed among the Top LGBTQ Religion Books by QSpirit.
Funding is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Book Festival Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Gulfport Public Library. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities. Registration to attend is suggested but not required. Free parking is available at the library.
February 19 @ 1:30 pm -
February 19 @ 2:30 pm