OutWrite is DC’s annual LGBTQ literary festival.  #OutWrite2020 will be from Friday July 31st to Sunday August 2nd.

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OutWrite 2020 was July 31 to August 2, 2020:

 

RESULTS OF THE THE 2020 OUTWRITE CHAPBOOK COMPETITION!
The second annual chapbook contest was open from 5/5/20 to 6/5/20 in three categories: poetry, fiction & nonfiction.  Read more about the winners here.

BECOME A SPONSOR OR AN EXHIBITOR
OutWrite is looking for partners to help raise the profile of LGBTQ Literature.  If you’d like to be a sponsor or an exhibitor at the 2020 festival, click hereWe now have $25 and $75 virtual exhibitor packages.

BECOME A VOLUNTEER
OutWrite takes place only through the dedication and support of our Planning Committee and a team of festival volunteers.  Learn more about our team.  Email outwritedc@gmail.com if you’d like to volunteer.

CONTRIBUTE TO OUR JOURNALS
Check out the submission guidelines for our Ten Year Retrospective and We Got This: Black Writers on Imagination, Joy and Liberation.

OUTWRITE ALL YEAR ROUND
OutWrite has events throughout the year.  You can learn more about them below where it says “Upcoming OutWrite Events” and on our Facebook page.  We’d also love for you to engage with us on Twitter.

Learn more about past OutWrite events.

OutWrite Posts

Upcoming Outwrite Events

Queer Book Club - Via Skype

Queer Book Club – Via Skype

08-27-20
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month to discuss queer books by queer authors. If ...
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Queer Book Club - Via Skype

Queer Book Club – Via Skype

09-24-20
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month to discuss queer books by queer authors. If ...
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Queer Book Club - Via Skype

Queer Book Club – Via Skype

10-29-20
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month to discuss queer books by queer authors. If ...
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Queer Book Club - Cancelled

Queer Book Club – Cancelled

11-26-20
Happy Thanksgiving from the team at the DC Center. The Center will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving . All ...
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Queer Book Club - Cancelled

Queer Book Club – Cancelled

12-31-20
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the team at the DC Center. The Center will be closed in observance of ...
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Queer Book Club - Via Skype

Queer Book Club – Via Skype

01-28-21
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month to discuss queer books by queer authors. If ...
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Queer Book Club - Via Skype

Queer Book Club – Via Skype

02-25-21
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month to discuss queer books by queer authors. If ...
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Queer Book Club - Via Skype

Queer Book Club – Via Skype

03-25-21
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month to discuss queer books by queer authors. If ...
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Queer Book Club - Via Skype

Queer Book Club – Via Skype

04-29-21
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month to discuss queer books by queer authors. If ...
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Queer Book Club - Via Skype

Queer Book Club – Via Skype

05-27-21
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month to discuss queer books by queer authors. If ...
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Queer Book Club - Via Skype

Queer Book Club – Via Skype

06-24-21
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month to discuss queer books by queer authors. If ...
Read More
Queer Book Club - Via Skype

Queer Book Club – Via Skype

07-29-21
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month to discuss queer books by queer authors. If ...
Read More