OutWrite is Washington, D.C.’s annual LGBTQ literary festival. #OutWrite2021 will be August 6-8, 2021.

 

OUTWRITE 2021
We’re now reviewing submissions for panel discussions and readings for the 2021 festival. At this time, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is likely that the 2021 festival will be required to be virtual. We will release updates as the situation develops. Submit your ideas!

OUTWRITE ALL YEAR ROUND
OutWrite holds events throughout the year. You can learn more about them below under “Upcoming OutWrite Events” and on our Facebook page.

FOLLOW OUTWRITE ON SOCIAL
Follow OutWrite on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

BECOME A SPONSOR OR AN EXHIBITOR
OutWrite is looking for partners to help raise the profile of LGBTQ Literature. Get in touch if you’d like to be a sponsor or an exhibitor at the 2021 festival. We now have $25 and $75 virtual exhibitor packages.

BECOME A VOLUNTEER
OutWrite is only possible with 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 with our festival.

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 2020
OutWrite 2020 was held July 31 to August 2, 2020. View panels and readings from the virtual festival.

RESULTS OF THE THE 2020 OUTWRITE CHAPBOOK COMPETITION
View the winners of our second annual chapbook competition!

Learn more about past OutWrite events.

 

Upcoming Outwrite Events

Queer Book Club - Via Skype

Queer Book Club – Via Skype

12-03-20
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month to discuss queer books by queer authors. Due ...
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A Space for Grief: An OutWrite Reading During Pandemic Times

A Space for Grief: An OutWrite Reading During Pandemic Times

12-15-20
The coronavirus pandemic has killed over 200,000 people in the United States and over 1 million worldwide. This is an ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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OutWrite 2021

OutWrite 2021

08-06-21
OutWrite 2021 will be August 6-8, 2021. At this time, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is likely that the ...
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Queer Book Club - Via Skype

Queer Book Club – Via Skype

08-26-21
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month to discuss queer books by queer authors. If ...
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