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Matters of the Heart

June 18th, 2008     by Stacey May Fowles     Comments

I’ve been remiss in not posting this sooner, but tomorrow night is the relaunch of Piece of my Heart: A Lesbian of Colour Anthology. Thanks to contributor Dianah Smith for the heads up on this great event! This is an official Pride Toronto event.

Matters of the Heart: A celebration and relaunch of Piece of My Heart - A Lesbian of Colour Anthology

Thursday, 19 June 2008 (7 p.m.) The Revival Bar 783 College Street West Toronto ON Piece of My Heart was edited by Makeda Silvera and published by Sister Vision Press in 1991. It was the first North American anthology of literature by lesbians of colour and was a finalist for the the American Library Association, Gay and Lesbian Book Award.

Matters of the Heart features readings and performances by Queer and Trans writers of colour and Two-Spirited Aboriginal writers:

Mecca B. Phree Kadeem Brown Michele Chai Hope Engel Nila Gupta Tamai Kobayashi Courtney McFarlane janet romero Nalini Singh Dianah Smith Leleti Tamu YaYa Yao

TICKETS: $8-12 Sliding Scale. No one turned away for lack of funds. Advance tickets available at the Toronto Women’s Bookstore.

Tags: bibliothèque, event listings, queeriosities, race and racism

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