March 12: ¡CUÉNTAMELO! ORAL HISTORIES BY LGBT LATINO IMMIGRANTS

cover of book Cuéntamelo, portrait of drag queen looking to side with eyes closed¡CUÉNTAMELO! ORAL HISTORIES BY LGBT LATINO IMMIGRANTS

a book performance with Reina de Aztlán, Alexandra Cruz Delight, & Juliana Delgado Lopera

March 12, Tuesday, 6 to 8 pm

CSGS, 285 Mercer Street, 4th Floor

Join us for a night of celebration featuring performances, visual art, and readings from ¡Cuéntamelo! by Juliana Delgado Lopera. ¡Cuéntamelo! is a collection of oral histories and illustrations from LGBT Latinx immigrants who arrived in the States between the 80s and 90s. Performances by Alexandra Cruz Delight and Reina de Aztlán.

Co-sponsored by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality; Latinx Project

Juliana Delgado Lopera is an award-winning Colombian writer, historian based in San Francisco. The recipient of the 2014 Jackson Literary award she’s the author of Quiéreme (Nomadic Press 2017) and ¡Cuéntamelo! an illustrated bilingual collection of oral histories by LGBT Latinx immigrants which won a 2018 Lambda Literary Award and a 2018 Independent Publisher Book Award. She’s received fellowships from Brush Creek Foundation of the Arts, Lambda Literary Foundation, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and The SF Grotto, and an individual artist grant from the SF Arts Commission. She’s the recipient of the 2016 Jeanne Córdova Words Scholarship. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and has appeared in Eleven Eleven, Foglifter, Four Way Review, Broadly, TimeOut Mag to name a few. She’s the creative director of RADAR Productions a queer literary non-profit in San Francisco.

This event is free & open to the public. Venue is wheelchair-accessible. For more information about this event, please contact the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexualityat csgsnyu@nyu.edu or 212-992-9540.

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