• Meet & Speak - Shared Words with LGBTQ Writers

  • Fri, 31-05-2019 at 19:00
  • Five Leaves Bookshop
    14A Long Row
    NG1 2DH Nottingham
Meet & Speak - Shared Words with LGBTQ Writers - Five Leaves Bookshop - Nottingham

Writing Proud and Global Wordsmiths are excited to present "Meet & Speak" - an evening of networking, readings, and shared words with LGBTQ writers, kindly supported by Five Leaves bookshop.This event is an opportunity for the community to come together and unify; to form new connections, rekindle with familiar faces, share space with LGBTQ writers and allies, or just enjoy a glass of wine and some laughs! Those of all backgrounds and skill levels are welcome. Whether published author, procrastinating poet, or just someone who loves to listen and be inspired, join us in celebrating and strengthening the LGBTQ writing community! Full details of guest readings to be announced soon, however there will also be an open mic as part of the evening. If you are interested in sharing your work at the event, please contact thom@writingproud.com or message through the Writing Proud page. *******************************************************ABOUT WRITING PROUD Writing Proud is an LGBTQ Writing Network based in the UK. We saw a need for more opportunities specifically for LGBTQ writers, and our mission is to build and expand upon a network which will bring more events, workshops, networking opportunities, and proud words into the community and beyond. ABOUT GLOBAL WORDSMITHSGlobal Wordsmiths helps writers develop their craft and fulfil their dreams of getting their words out into the world. We work with writers at every level of their careers, whether just starting out or already multi-published, and we work with underserved communities like the elderly and LGBTQ youth to get their stories told. We believe in the power of the written word, and we know that everyone has a story to tell. What's your story?ABOUT FIVE LEAVES The first independent bookshop in Nottingham since 2000, stocking history & landscape, politics, fiction & poetry, lesbian & gay, counterculture, psychology, weird & wonderful, international writing, magazines & journals. Specialising in independent publishers.