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ReadOut 2023: Poetry Panel
February 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
ReadOut 2023 and the LGBTQ Resource Center of Gulfport Library hosts authors and poets Gloria Munoz, Sheree L Greer, and Sander Santiago with moderator Jenny Boyer for a conversation about the intersection of LGBTQ identity and poetry.
Gloria Munoz is a Colombian American writer, an advocate for multilingual literacy and writing, and St. Petersburg’s new Poet Laureate. Her poetry collection Danzirly/Dawn’s Early was awarded the Academy of American Poets 2019 Ambroggio Prize and the Gold Medal Florida Book Award. Sheree L. Greer is the founder of The Kitchen Table Literary Arts Center to showcase and support the work of Black women and women of color writers. She is the author of two novels. Sander Santiago is a Queer-Trans BIPOC writer bringing LGBTQ+ narratives to the literary worls. In addition to his debut book, Best of the Wrong Reasons, Sander is a published poet and academic. Jenny Boyer is a medical writer by day and poet after hours.
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 18 @ 9:00 am -
February 18 @ 10:00 am