RBF6_Panels

ANNOUNCING THE RAINBOW BOOK FAIR 6 PANELS
All Panels will be in Renaissance Room B on the Mezzanine.
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12:30–1:45
Investigating Queer Boyhood
a trailblazing discussion about the corrosive effects of homophobia on American boys.
Panelists:
Michael Kimmel, ED, Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities
Jim Elledge, author of the spellbinding new biography Henry Darger, Throwaway Boy
Collin Kelly, author of Conquering Venus
Charles Rice-González, author of Chulito
moderated by Perry Brass, author of King of Angels A Novel About the Genesis of Identity and Belief

2:00-3:15
Sappho and Whitman’s Children:
Finding Our Own Line in Poetry
will include a range of poets pushing in and out of the LGBT spectrum of word and sound.
Panelists:
R. Erika Doyle
Eleanor Lerman
Robert Siek
Jason Zuzga
moderated by Michael Klein

3:30–4:45
The World of Glenway Wescott

centers on the classic American author at the forefront of American culture for much of the 20th century, who lived in a ménage a trois with the Museum of Modern Art’s Monroe Wheeler and famed photographer George Platt Lynes.
Panelists:
Steven Haas, editor of George Platt Lynes: The Male Nudes
Joe Salvatore, playwright
moderated by Jerry Rosco, Wescott authority.
More Panelists to be announced.

5:00-5:25
Ann Pellegrini
You Can Tell Just By Looking: And 20 Other Myths about LGBT Life and People
Performance/Reading

5:30–5:50
A Special Reading of Original Writing by Students of
The Hetrick-Martin Institute—The Harvey Milk High School
Isaiah Carroll
Faith Brown
Fernie Mora
David Osborne

 

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