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ReadOUT 2024: Mystery Panel

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Authors Becky Bohan, Carolyn Elizabeth, and Sheree L. Greer discuss their works in this mystery fiction panel. Becky Bohan (she/her) is the author of the 2020 award-winning novel, A Light on Altered Land. Her 2022 novel, The Santorini Setup, has won a Royal Palm Literary Award and Global Book Award. Carolyn Elizabeth (often confused for K. Aten) is a Goldie Award winning author of sapphic stories where serious camp meets upbeat macabre. A proud Canadian living in London, Ontario, Carolyn has enjoyed blending thriller, mystery, adventure, and paranormal elements with romance into seven novels for Bella Books. Sheree L. Greer is a writer, artist, teacher, and publisher living in Tampa, Florida. In 2014, she founded 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, Let the Lover Be and A Return to Arms, a short story collection, Once and Future Lovers, and a student writing guide, Stop Writing Wack Essays.

Admission is $10 for both days with reduced and free admission available. Parking is available onsite and on the street. Meals are not provided as part of the festival but food options are available to purchase onsite and at nearby restaurants. Onsite book sales and author signings will occur both days.

The LGBTQ Resource Center of Gulfport presents the seventh annual ReadOUT LGBTQ Literature Festival on February 16-18, 2024. The LGBTQ Resource Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that is committed to promoting the awareness of the experiences, contributions, and needs of people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer.

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 LGBTQ Resource Center of Gulfport. 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.

Event Details

Event Date/time:

February 18 @ 10:00 am -
February 18 @ 11:00 am

Other

Presenter Information:
Becky Bohan, Author Carolyn Elizabeth, Author Sheree L. Greer, Author
Event Fee:
Free
Event Type:
In-person
Event Registration Link:
Register Here

Event Contact:

Todd Wellman
Phone:
(727) 537-0837

Event Venue:

Artists of Elements
4746 22nd Ave S.
St. Petersburg, Florida 33711
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Venue Phone:
(727) 537-0837

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