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

Please watch this space as we pivot to go remote!

Confirmed participants:  Kristen Arnett, Mecca Jamilah Sullivan, Ruth Joffre, & Faylita Hicks.  More to announce soon!

ENTER THE 2020 OUTWRITE CHAPBOOK COMPETITION!
The contest is open from 5/5/20 to 6/5/20 in three categories: poetry, fiction & nonfiction. Full guidelines 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 hereNote: As we pivot to bring the festival remote, our exhibitor package will change. Watch this space.

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.

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 Skpye

Queer Book Club – Via Skpye

05-28-20
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month at the DC Center, due to Covid-19, we ...
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Queer Book Club

Queer Book Club

06-25-20
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month at the DC Center to discuss queer books ...
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Queer Book Club

Queer Book Club

07-30-20
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month at the DC Center to discuss queer books ...
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#OutWrite2020

#OutWrite2020

07-31-20
OutWrite is DC’s annual LGBTQ literary festival.  #OutWrite2020 will be from Friday July 31st to Sunday August 2nd. OutWrite 2020’s ...
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Queer Book Club

Queer Book Club

08-27-20
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month at the DC Center to discuss queer books ...
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Queer Book Club

Queer Book Club

09-24-20
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month at the DC Center to discuss queer books ...
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Queer Book Club

Queer Book Club

10-29-20
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month at the DC Center to discuss queer books ...
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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

Queer Book Club

01-28-21
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month at the DC Center to discuss queer books ...
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Queer Book Club

Queer Book Club

02-25-21
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month at the DC Center to discuss queer books ...
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Queer Book Club

Queer Book Club

03-25-21
The Queer Book Club meets on the last Thursday of the month at the DC Center to discuss queer books ...
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