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July 2019

Robert Lundquist: After Mozart (Heroin On 5th Street)

Friday July 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Housmans and New River Press are extremely proud to present the London launch of Robert Lundquist's After Mozart (Heroin On 5th Street) - a collection comprising of five decades of work, previously only available in magazine archives, anthologies, and out-of-print chapbooks.  A lost genius, come and see Lundquist give a very rare London performance. Speakers Robert Lundquist was one of the rising stars of the Santa Cruz renaissance. By the early 1970s he was published in the Paris Review, anthologized…

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Influx Press Presents: ‘Activism, Subversion and Writing Outsiders’ with Niven Govinden, Wayne Holloway and Juliet Jacques

Wednesday July 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Influx Press authors Niven Govinden, Wayne Holloway are joined by Juliet Jacques to discuss the interaction between literature, political activism, subversion and marginalised communities. Niven will be reading from his new book, This Brutal House, a beautiful novel set in the fiery protest of the LGBTQ+ New York community. Wayne will be reading from Bindlestiff – his incisive exploration of race, violence and storytelling in America. Juliet Jacques, author of Trans: A Memoir, will chair what is sure to be an illuminating, entertaining and…

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Who Was Radclyffe Hall?

Monday July 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

To celebrate Pride month, Housmans and Lon-art.org are pleased to present a very special event on LGBTQ+ icon and author Radclyffe Hall. Hall expert Jana Funke will discuss Hall's life and place in LGBTQ+ history, focusing initially on Hall's visionary LGBTQ novel The Well of Loneliness and its reception both at the time of publication (e.g. the censorship trial and obscenity charges) and its legacies throughout the 20th and 21st century. Jana will show why the novel needs to be…

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