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Thursday, 06 September 2018 22:49

Second annual Lambda LitFest Los Angeles from September 29-October 6, 2018

Written by  Lambda Literary

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Lambda Literary announces its second annual Lambda LitFest Los Angeles, a week-long, LGBTQ literary festival, from September 29-October 6, 2018. Held at 25 venues across Los Angeles County, the festival features community-curated performances, talks, and low-cost writing workshops.

"Lambda LitFest LA is a unique way for Angelenos to experience all that queer literary LA has to offer," said Sue Landers, Executive Director. "It is a community-driven, collective action that amplifies queer voices and celebrates our lives."

Live Performances, Talks, and Exhibits from September 29-October 6

Lambda LitFest's premier event occurs Saturday, September 29, with a full day of discussions, workshops, and mingling at the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center (244 San Pedro St, Los Angeles, CA 90012).

Saturday's program features four panels and six writing workshops, covering topics from writing queer characters for movies and TV, to geek culture, and queer sex worker narratives. Attendees are invited to check out the exhibitor fair between events to learn more about local organizations helping to enrich the cultural legacy of Los Angeles

Lambda LitFest LA continues the following week (September 30-October 6) with forty community-curated events in neighborhoods across LA county.

Patrisse Cullors

The festival closes at Plummer Park in West Hollywood (7377 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046) with a live taping of the LA Review of Books (LARB) Radio Hour Podcast with Patrisse Cullors (pictured), cofounder of Black Lives Matter.

Lambda LitFest is made possible through the generous support of the City of West Hollywood, the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, UCLA Extension Writers' Program, the California Arts Council, a state agency, and presenting media partner, The Los Angeles Blade.

Visit www.lambdalitfest.org for the complete schedule. Join the conversation by following #LambdaLitFest.

Photo of Patrisse Cullors by Curtis-Moore

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