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Pride Month 2021

June 2, 2021 - UPDATED June 12, 2021

Happy Pride Month! Que(e)ry turns 11 years old this month, and while we don't have an in-person celebration in the works yet, we want to share some other events, and a few recent and forthcoming queer books that have caught our eyes, including some Lammy winners! Pick them up from your local queer bookstore or library!

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Non-Fiction:

Poetry:

Events:

June 10: Queer Love in Color: Jamal Jordan with Blair Imani (NYPL)

June 12: Brooklyn Pride

June 13: Brooklyn Liberation Action for Trans Youth

June 17: Ice Cream Social Celebrating Pride Month (Brooklyn; METRO Library Council)

June 27: Queer Liberation March (NYC)

June 27: Rainbow Roundtable Virtual Social (ALA Annual)

June 28: Stonewall Book Awards Celebration (Virtual, ALA Annual)

June 28: Virtual LGBTQ Pride Night (Library of Congress)

More June and Pride events hosted by:


Fall 2020 Reads

November 17, 2020

Need some books for cozy nights at home? Gift ideas for the holiday season? Here are a few recent and forthcoming books that have caught our eyes. What's on your list? Send us your recommendations to add here, and see our list from the spring below, too. Look for these titles at your local libraries and independent bookstores!

Fiction:

  • You Exist Too Much / Zaina Arafat

  • King and the Dragonflies / Kacen Callender

  • Bestiary / K-Ming Chang

  • Butter Honey Pig Bread / Francesca Ekwuyasi

  • Everyone on the Moon is Essential Personnel : Stories / Julian K. Jarboe

  • The Prophets / Robert Jones, Jr. (available Jan. 5, 2021)

  • The Thirty Names of Night / Zeyn Joukhadar

  • Little Fish / Casey Plett

  • Let's Get Back to the Party / Zak Salih (available February 16, 2021)

  • Cemetery Boys / Aiden Thomas

  • Memorial / Bryan Washington

  • Jonny Appleseed / Joshua Whitehead

  • The Tensorate series / Neon Yang (books 1-4)

Non-Fiction:

  • Time Is the Thing a Body Moves Through : An Essay / T. Fleischmann

  • The Groom Will Keep His Name / Matt Ortile

  • Dirty River : A Queer Femme of Color Dreaming Her Way Home / Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

  • One Life : a memoir / Megan Rapinoe

  • The Best of Me / David Sedaris

  • Spellbound : A Graphic Memoir / Bishakh Som

  • Heaven / Emerson Whitney

  • XOXY : A Memoir / Kimberly M. Zieselman

Poetry:

  • Bareback Nightfall / Joshua Escobar

  • Hustling Verse: An Anthology of Sex Workers’ Poetry / edited by Amber Dawn and Justin Ducharme

  • Feed / Tommy Pico

  • Devil's Lake / Sarah M. Sala

  • We Want It All : An Anthology of Radical Trans Poetics / edited by Andrea Abi-Karam & Kay Gabriel

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