March 345
All events are free of charge and in English.

Translation at the Margins

Saturday, March 4 at 12:00 PM

Bowery Poetry Club

An intimate conversation about literature in translation with NYC’s celebrated literary editors, translators, and writers, who will discuss the importance of translating LGBTQ voices, voices of people of color, voices of women, and voices of writers from countries recently affected by the U.S. immigration ban.  > Details

Born This Way: Writing the Personal

Saturday, March 4 at 6:00 PM

powerHouse Books

As Virginia Woolf put it in A Room of One’s Own: “Sometimes women do like women.” Bringing queer stories to a straight world is a task that often falls to LGBTQ writers. But should LGBTQ writers feel an obligation to write fiction inspired by their own experiences? This panel explores the burdens of representation and the role of personal and literary influences, showing how LGBTQ lives come into literature. > Details