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Triangle event calendar, please see the event
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All events are in New York unless otherwise indicated.
June 11, 2019, 7 p.m. In honor of Stonewall 50,
the Publishing Triangle will present a reading at the
Langston Hughes House, 20 E.127th St, featuring James
Earl Hardy, JP Howard, Charles Rice-Gonzalez, and others
TBA. Free, but donations to the Langston Hughes House
and the Publishing Triangle are welcome.
Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 6 pm:
“Publishing Before/After Stonewall,” a panel of LGBTQ+
professionals on the state of the book industry.
Panelists include Nancy Bereano, Tiff Ferentini,
Arthur A. Levine, and Michael Denneny; co-sponsored
with Pace University’s Publishing Program. Schimmel
Theater, 3 Spruce Street, NY, NY 10038. Free and open
to the public but advance registration required: publishingstonewallpace.eventbrite.com
April 24, 7 p.m.: Finalists’ reading at Bureau
of General Services/Queer Division, 208 West 13th
Street, 2d floor, NYC. A list of readers will be
posted on our Facebook and Twitter feeds. Free;
optional contribution to the Bureau of General
Services. Books by the readers will be on sale.
Thursday, April 25, 2019:
Publishing Triangle Awards Ceremony: Join us at the New
School; the ceremony is free and open to the public. 66
West 12th Street, New York City, 7 p.m.
June 3, 2018, 5:00 p.m.: Join Lucy Jane
Bledsoe for a discussion of her new book, The
Evolution of Love, with Christopher
Bram, at the The Bureau @ The Lesbian, Gay,
Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, 208
West 13th Street, Room 210, New York City. For more
information write to contact@
BGSQD.com or call (646) 457-0859.
Thursday, April 26, 2018, 7
p.m.: Join us for the Publishing Triangle's
annual awards ceremony at the New School's Tishman
Auditorium, 63 Fifth Avenue, in Greenwich Village, New
York. Reception to follow. This is a free event.
April 25, 2018, 7 p.m.: The Publishing
Triangle will sponsor a reading by a select
group of finalists for this year's awards at the
Bureau of General Services--Queer Division, the
bookstore inside the LGBT Community Services Center
at 208 West 13th Street, Manhattan. The
participating finalists for this free event
will be announced closer to the event. Books
by the readers will be sold at the event.
October 20, 2016, 6:30 p.m.: First meeting of the
Third Thursday Gay Men's Book Club, a new book
discussion group open to all gay men, at Shakespeare
& Co. Bookstore, 939 Lexington Ave. (at 69 St.) No
entry fee. The book for October is At Swim, Two
Boys, by Jamie O'Neill.
May 17, 2016, 6:30 p.m.: First meeting of the
Third Tuesday Gay Men's Book Club, a new book discussion
group open to all gay men, at Shakespeare & Co.
Bookstore, 939 Lexington Ave. (at 69 St.) No entry fee.
May 1, 2016, 5 to 7 p.m.: Book Release Party for
Sarah Sarai's Geographies of Soul and Taffeta
(Indolent Books). Free admission. There will be guest
readers and books for sale. Free brownies (or cake) and
splendid alcoholic and non-alcholic beverages for sale.
Zinc Bar, 82 West 3rd Street (btw Thompson &
Sullivan), Greenwich Village, New York NY 10012,
April 26, 2016, 7pm - 9pm: Poetry Jam & Open
Mike for Women & Trans, featuring writers Clare
Ultimo & Madeline Artenberg, hosted by Vittoria
Repetto. Bring your poetry, your prose, your songs, and
your spoken word to Bluestockings Bookstore, 172 Allen
St., (between Staton & Rivington); for more
information call 212-777-6028, email
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.bluestockings.com.
Open mike (for women & trans only) - sign-up at 7 pm
- 8 minute limit. Suggested donation: $5.
April 21, 2016: Join us for the Publishing
Triangle's Awards Ceremony. The ceremony will be held
Thursday, April 21, 2016 at the Tishman Auditorium
inside the New School's new University Center Building,
63 Fifth Avenue (corner of 13th Street). Note: This is a
new location from previous years. The event begins at 7
p.m., with a reception to follow.
April 20, 2016: Come hear the Publishing
Triangle's finalists read from their nominated works at
the Bureau of General Services Queer Division, the night
before our Awards ceremony. The reading will take place
Wednesday, April 20, starting at 7 p.m., at 208 West
13th Street, Room 210, inside the LGBT Community
Services Center (between Seventh and Greenwich Avenues).
The event is free and open to the public, and the
nominated books will be available for purchase.
December 2, 2015, 6-8 pm, Join New
York City's LGBT publishing and writing
professionals from The Publishing Triangle and
Lambda Literary for a holiday party. We'll gather at
the Ritz Bar & Lounge (369 West 46th Street,
between Eighth and Ninth Avenues, Manhattan) from
6:00 to 8:00 p.m. This fun-filled evening will
feature half-priced happy hour cocktails,
complimentary hors d'oeuvres, and great
conversation. This is a free event, but please RSVP
to email@example.com, using "Holiday
Party" as subject, so we have a rough headcount.
August 13, 2015, 8 p.m.: Christopher Bram will
join The Gay & Lesbian Reading Group for a
Q&A following its discussion of his acclaimed book,
Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed
America. Join us the second Thursday of each
month, 8:00pm at the LGBT Community Center, 208 West
13th Street, NYC. Click
here for more information about the reading group.
March 2, 2015, doors open 6:30 p.m. for book
sales and advance seating; program and Q&A,
7:15; book signing, 8:15. A Conversation with
Kevin Sessums, author of I Left It on
the Mountain is the follow-up to Kevin
Sessums’s 2007 memoir Mississippi Sissy.
Join Kevin and writer-producer Bradley Jacobs for an
entertaining discussion, with Q&A, book signing,
etc. The LGBT Community Center, 208 West 13th
Street; $10 Publishing Triangle and Out
Professionals members; $15 others. Space is limited!
Use the link in the accompanying story on our home
page to purchase tickets now.
Sept. 30, 2014, 7 – 9 p.m.: Women’s & Trans’
Poetry Jam & Open Mike at Bluestockings Bookstore,
172 Allen St., New York, NY. Open mic (for women &
trans) – sign-up at 7 pm – 8 minute limit. Bring your
poetry, your prose, your songs, and your spoken word.
Featuring writers Laura Boss & Bina Sharif. Boss’s
recent themes include searching for love on the
Internet, and the usual themes of love,loss and
betrayal. Sharif will read from her ongoing project
“Stream of consciousness of singing birds,” composed of
memories past and present, thoughts of leaving and
arriving and never leaving, observations on things
amazing, tragic and funny. $5 suggested donation. For
more information, call 212.777.6028, email
firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the store’s website.
March 19, 2014 Join the Publlishing Triangle for a
SPRING FLING, Celebrating
25 Years of Michele Karlsberg Marketing and Management
at Poets House, 10 River Terrace, New York, NY
10282-1240. Food and drink! Free admission; donations to
Publishing Triangle welcome. You must RSVP for
this event by email to email@example.com,
use the SPRING FLING in the subject line. For directions
to Poets House, go to For directions, go to http://www.poetshouse.org/about/tour-our-space/visiting.
March 29, 2014 The sixth annual Rainbow Book
Fair will run from noon to 6 p.m. at the Holiday
Inn Midtown, 440 W. 57th St. (btw 9th and 10th Aves), in
the general ballroom where more than a 100 authors and
publishers will be showing and selling books in all
formats. Open to the public; $3 suggested donation. For
more information, visit www.rainbowbookfair.org.
April 23, 2014. Finalists Reading at Barnes &
Noble, 150 East 86 Street, New York, NY 10028. Finalists
for the Publishing Triangle Literary Awards will read
excerpts from their nominated works. 7 p.m.; free; books
available for purchase.
April 24, 2014, The 26th Annual Triangle Awards
honor the best in LGBT fiction, nonfiction, and poetry
for 2013. At The Auditorium, New School, 66 West 12
Street, New York, NY 10011. 7 p.m.; free.
Triangle is happy to post information on LGBT literary
or book-related events on this page. To submit
information about your event, e-mail the following
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deem appropriate for our members. Please stick to the
template outlined above--we will not edit down flyers,
press releases, newsletters, etc. If you are submitting
multiple events, please separate out and use the template
for each event.
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