ASL live interpretation will be provided for this event.
The Still Queer reading series welcomes Raymond Luczak, author of the book of short stories, Compassion, Michigan, and the upcoming book of poetry, Once Upon a Twin. Raymond will be joined in conversation by Still Queer co-curators Alexander Chee and Dustin Schell.
Buy a copy of Compassion, Michigan or preorder Once Upon a Twin to receive a limited edition signed book plate. Attendance is free. Donations will be accepted.
About the Author
Raymond Luczak lost much of his hearing at the age of eight months, and he was not allowed to use sign language until he was 14 years old. He has written and edited a number of books about the Deaf LGBTQ experience. He is the author and editor of 25 titles, including Compassion, Michigan: The Ironwood Stories (Modern History Press), once upon a twin: poems (Gallaudet University Press), and Flannelwood: A Novel (Red Hen Press). He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He can be found online at raymondluczak.com.
About the Series
Still Queer is a reading series held (virtually, for now) at Still North Books & Bar in Hanover, NH, which highlights the unique voices of contemporary Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, and Two-Spirit writers. Still Queer serves the Upper Valley community by providing a diverse and multifaceted program of queer poetry, fiction, and non-fiction in a welcoming space.
Alexander Chee is the author of the novels Edinburgh and The Queen of the Night, and the essay collection How To Write An Autobiographical Novel. He is a contributing editor at The New Republic, and an editor at large at VQR. His essays and stories have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, T Magazine, Tin House, Slate, Guernica, and Out, among others. He is an associate professor of English and Creative Writing at Dartmouth College.
Dustin Schell is a newcomer to the Upper Valley and an avid reader and supporter of queer literature. He studied Theater at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Circle in the Square Theater School In New York City. His varied career includes work as an actor, filmmaker, screenwriter, and most recently, a ski instructor at the Dartmouth Skiway.