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Guardians of the Gaylaxy: Exploring LGBTQ Sci-Fi and Fantasy Fiction Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Guardians of the Gaylaxy: Exploring LGBTQ Sci-Fi and Fantasy Fiction
Event typeAuthor Readings/Lectures
WhereCentral Library
Room LocationLevel 1 - Microsoft Auditorium
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryJoin us and five Washington State writers who boldly explore star systems and fantasy realms while spotlighting LGBTQ main characters and relationships.
DescriptionJoin us on Monday, November 17 for Guardians of the Gaylaxy, for an out-and-proud and out-of-this-world evening of readings by local writers Astrid Amara, Ginn Hale, Laylah Hunter, Langley Hyde and Nicole Kimberling. From Lambda Literary-winning fantasies to rollicking steampunk stories to racy space romps, each author takes the reader on an exciting, imaginative journey.

About the Authors:

Astrid Amara, author of the Lambda Literary-nominated fantasy "The Archers Heart," and the new fantasy novel set during the Crimean War, "The Devil’s Lancer."

Ginn Hale, is a Lambda Literary nominee and Spectrum Award winner for her fantasy/steampunk novel "Wicked Gentlemen," and author of the new novel "Champion of the Scarlet Wolf."

Laylah Hunter’s first novel, the fantasy "Gabriel’s City," releases November 2014. Hunter is also the author of short fiction, including "Safe Harbor."

Langley Hyde, is a Clarion Writer’s Workshop graduate whose first steampunk fantasy novel "Highfell Grimoires" was released spring 2014.

Nicole Kimberling, winner of the Lambda Literary award for her speculative fiction novel "Turnskin" and founder and editor of the LGBTQ speculative fiction press Blind Eye Books.
NotesLibrary events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.

This event is co-hosted by the Seattle Public Library, Gay City Health Project, and Gay Romance Northwest.
Recorded for PodcastThis event will be recorded for future podcast.
Contact Info*Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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