Lesléa Newman is the author of 70 books for readers of all ages, including A Letter to Harvey Milk, October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard, I Carry My Mother, and many more. She has received many literary awards, including creative writing fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Artists Foundation. Please join us for a reading of her latest book of poetry, Lovely, out from Headmistress Press in January 2018.
"In her new collection Lovely, Leslea Newman takes us on a long glittering walk through nostalgia, from her childhood memories in New York City, to silver sequined mini-dresses and steamy woman love. She holds up a world that is crumbling in our very sight.