BIGNY DISCOUNT: LGBTQ VOICES IN PUBLISHING

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With Pride Month right around the corner, join BIGNY for their May meeting focused on how the LGBTQ community are creating and contributing to the book publishing world. The panelists has a wide variety of experience including LGBTQ history, activism, religious conflict with LGBTQ lifestyles, coverage of notable hate crimes, conversion therapy, romance and entering the world of YA. This is sure to explore the many areas where LGBTQ authors are making their stories known today.

 

Moderator:

Cassandra Langer- Art Historian, Critic, and Author

 

Speakers:

Laurent Linn – Author of Draw the Line, Art Director at Simon & Schuster BFYR

Perry Brass – Author, Playwright, Poet, Activist, and Publisher

Donna Minkowitz – Author and Journalist

 

The meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 15 at Random House (1745 Broadway, 2nd Floor) with beer, wine, and hors d’oeuvres at 5:15 pm and the program at 6:15 pm. Admission is $40 for BIGNY members, $60 for nonmembers, or $5 for the speaker portion of the event only. Use the code YPGMAY18 for a special 50% off discount exclusive to YPG.

 

And don’t forget – YPGers are entitled to a 100% discount off the yearly membership dues with the code YPG2017. (So become a member for free, and then this event is only $20!)

 

For more information and to purchase tickets go to www.bigny.org. All major credit cards are accepted online and at the door. Cash and checks are also accepted at the door.

 

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