SINISTER WISDOM: Black Lesbians-We Are the Revolution!

Feb 27, 2018 - Feb 27, 2018

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art

26 Wooster Street
New York, NY 10013

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Phone Number: (212) 431-2609
Contact: Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art

Poetry Reading SINISTER WISDOM Issue 107 Black Lesbians-We Are the Revolution!

Tuesday, February 27, 6-9 PM Hosted by JP Howard and Amber Atiya, co-editors of Sinister Wisdom Issue 107 Black Lesbians--We Are The Revolution! Intro and audience Q & A with Gonzalo Casal, Director of The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art.

Co-editors JP Howard and Amber Atiya invite you to celebrate the publication of Sinister Wisdom Issue 107 Black Lesbians--We Are the Revolution! There will be a featured contributors reading, showcasing of artwork from this issue, a Q & A with contributors and co-editors and a book signing. Light snacks/beverages will be served. This issue and this inaugural NYC launch event celebrates the lives, words, art work and power of black lesbians. This powerful issue was inspired by black lesbian poet, activist and feminist Pat Parker, who once said "The day all the different parts of me can come along, we would have what I would call a revolution." This issue is a revolution of words and celebrates and uplifts the unique, powerful and diverse voices and art work of black lesbian/black queer-identified womyn.

Featured readers and artists include:
Cheryl Boyce-Taylor
Cheryl Clarke Omotara
James Shawn(ta)
Smith Akinfe Fatou
Alena Singleton
Pamela Sneed
Rosamond King

If you are unable to attend, please consider purchasing a copy of Issue 107 online here:

The Leslie-Lohman Speakers Series is an annual program presenting artists, curators, and cultural icons to the public. The series explores the role of art making in the LGBTQ community and contributes to the cultural and artistic activity of New York City. Events are free and open to the public.

Funding for this series has been received in part from the generous support of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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