Tuesday, October 27, 2009

AQLF 2009 Schedule


Here is the schedule for the Atlanta Queer Literary Festival. Please not that all speakers, times and events are subject to change. Please note that the Tuesday night pre-event, the YouthPride open mic, has been cancelled.


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Charis Books & More, 7-9PM
1189 Euclid Ave.
Festival kick-off & Charis 30th anniversary celebration
Performers:
Lisa Allender (emcee), Malika, Krystal Tift, Alice Teeter, Louisa Merchant, Maudelle Driskell, Sincere, Charlene Ball and Libby Ware

Play: The Book of Revolutions by Anthony Garcia-Copian, 7-9 PM
470 Candler Park Dr.
First Existentialist Congregation
Winner of the Larry Corse Playwriting Award. Directed by Hollis Smith
Pre-show poetry from Larry Corse & Donovan Brown
(Admission is $15)


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5

My Diva Anthology Reading, 7:30 PM
Outwrite Books, 991 Piedmont Ave.
Collin Kelley, Cleo Creech, Michael Montlack (editor), Jim Elledge, Regie Cabico

Play: The Book of Revolutions by Anthony Garcia-Copian, 7-9 PM
First Existentialist Congregation, 470 Candler Park Dr.
Pre-show poetry from Robin Kemp & Timothy Wright
(Admission: $15)


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Afternoon Workshops at Emory University
Staceyann Chin (CANCELLED) at 1:30 PM and Manil Suri at 3 PM
Both workshops are free and open to the public and held in the Harlan Cinema on the third floor of the Dobbs University Center.


Keynote Reading by Staceyann Chin & Manil Suri, 7-9 PM
Auburn Avenue Research Library, 101 Auburn Ave.
Welcome by Francine Henderson, Library Administrator
Emcee: Franklin Abbott

Keynote After Party, 9 PM-Midnight
Danneman's Coffee House, 466 Edgewood Ave.
Featuring music by GBmojo and Lucas Mire

Play: The Book of Revolutions by Anthony Garcia-Copian, 7-9 PM
First Existentialist Congregation, 470 Candler Park Dr.
Also:
A one-act by Sharon Mathis
Poetry by Brad Fairchild
(Admission: $15)


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7

A Day of Readings & Workshops, 9 AM - 6 PM
Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore St.

Meeting Room
9 AM - Wesley Chenault (presentation)
10AM - Regie Cabico (workshop)
11AM - James Caroline (workshop)
NOON - Bob Strain, Dustin Brookshire, Charles Jensen, Joanna Hoffman (poets reading)
1PM - Kit Yan (workshop)
2PM - Marty McConnell (workshop)
3PM - Ami Mattison (workshop)
4PM - Joanna Hoffman (workshop)
5PM - A reading/discussion by contributors to Femmethology (panel and reading)

Library Auditorium
9AM - Franklin Abbott, Reginald Jackson, Regie Cabico, James Caroline (poetry)
10AM - Cleo Creech, Scott Wiggerman, Yolo Akili, Michael Montlack (poetry)
11AM - Elliott Mackle, Roger Bailey, Jameson Currier, John Mifsud (prose)
NOON - Sara Amis, Catherine Lundoff, Lara Zielinsky (prose)
1PM - Karen G, Jessica Hand, Lakara Foster, Marty McConnell (poetry)
2PM - JT bullock, Megan Volpert, Jim Elledge, Joanna Hoffman (poetry)
3PM - Andrew Beierle, G. Winston James, Collin Kelley (prose)
4PM - Terry Galloway (prose)
5PM - Ami Mattison, Theresa Davis, Charles Jensen, Kit Yan (poetry)

All-Star Poetry Slam Showcase, 7PM-9PM
Java Monkey Coffee House, Decatur
Featuring: Marty McConnell, Ami Mattison, Kit Yan, Regie Cabico, James Caroline, JT Bullock, Theresa Davis and Joanna Hoffman. Hosted by Karen G.

After Party, 9PM-Midnight
Paris Decatur, 308 W. Ponce de Leon
Featuring: Anye Elite, DJ Diablo Rojo and emcee Cowboy Mindy

Play: The Book of Revolutions by Anthony Garcia-Copian, 7-9 PM
First Existentialist Congregation, 470 Candler Park Dr.
Pre-show poetry from Patrique Vosges and Antron-Rechaud
(Admission: $15)

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8 (Post Festival Event), 11AM
Queer Creativity
First Existentialist Congregation, 470 Candler Park Dr.
Featuring Franklin Abbott, Robin Kemp, John Mifsud, Deb/ra Hiers, Bob Strain, Ken J. Martin and Janet Metzger.


NOVEMBER 12-14
The Book of Revolutions continues at First Existentialist Congregation. The Nov. 12 show will be a "pay-what-you-can" evening.

3 comments:

Lisa Allender said...

What a fantastic line-up! So exciting!

KATE EVANS said...

Wish I could be there this year. Last year was so great! I'll be thinking of ya'll.

Lisa Allender said...

I see the play will run Nov. 12-14th, too.
I'll havta add that to the write-up I just did at my blog, "Lisa Allender Writes".
You guys are amazing!