To Be Left with the Body – Reading and Reception

POETRY READING AND RECEPTION WITH JEWELLE GOMEZ, KEVIN SIMMONDS AND MARVIN K. WHITE
GOOD VIBRATIONS ON POLK ST. 1610 POLK STREET
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23
6:30PM~FREE COPIES OF LA AIDS PROJECT’S MOST RECENT ANTHOLOGIES!
For more information: www.goodvibes.com or clombard@goodvibes.com.

Good Vibrations, the San Francisco institution for all things sexual, presents Jewelle Gomez, Kevin Simmonds and Marvin K. White reading from the anthology To Be Left with the Body, a collection of poetry, essays and short stories about black bi/gay men and HIV/AIDS published by the Los Angeles AIDS Project, on Thursday, October 23 at 6:30pm at Good Vibrations 1620 Polk Street (at Sacramento Street) San Francisco, CA 94109 (415) 345-0400. For more information contact Camilla Lombard at clombard@goodvibes.com or at (415) 974-8985 ext.201 or Kevin Simmonds at simmondskevin@gmail.com.

A founding member of GLAAD (Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation), Ms. Gomez is the double Lambda Award-winning writer of The Gilda Stories. Mr. Simmonds is a writer and musician whose works, including “Wisteria: Twilight Songs of the Swamp Country,” have been performed throughout the US, Japan, the UK and the Caribbean. Mr. White, author of last rights and Nothin’ Ugly Fly, is a poet and co-founder of B/GLAM (Black Gay Letters and Arts Movement).

Author: Oscar Bermeo

Born in Ecuador and raised in the Bronx, Oscar Bermeo is the author of the chapbooks Anywhere Avenue, Palimpsest, Heaven Below, and To the Break of Dawn. He lives and works in Oakland, CA.

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