S. Bear Bergman-An Evening of Storytelling
Unity Somerville, 6 William St. (on College Ave.), Davis Square, Somerville, MA
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
8:00pm until 10:00pm
$10-$30 sliding scale
Join us for an evening of storytelling by storyteller, theater artist, instigator and gender-jammer S. Bear Bergman as a benefit for Write Here Write Now!
S. Bear Bergman is the author of Butch Is a Noun (reissued with a new foreword by Arsenal Pulp Press, 2010) and Lambda Literary Award-finalist The Nearest Exit May be Behind You ( Arsenal Pulp Press, 2009) as well as the editor (with the inimitable Kate Bornstein) of the multiple-award-winning Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation (Seal Press, 2010). Bear is also the creator and performer of three award-winning solo performances and a frequent contributor to anthologies on all manner of topics (see hir CV for an extensive list of publications of presentations). Bear can be found many days in an airport lounge, writing stories on hir laptop and letters on any piece of paper that can pretend to be stationery.
Since 2001, Write Here Write Now (www.writeherewritenow.org) has been dedicated to providing safe, supportive, and financially accessible services and spaces for LGBTQQIA people in the Boston (metro) and Western Massachusetts area and serves national and international communities through the use of the internet and other electronic and social media.
Bear will have a delicious display of books for sale and will be happy to autograph upon request. There will be beverages and yummy baked goods for sale at the reading, too!