I am delighted to be on the panel of this exciting discussion at the first ever Naked Heart—An LGBTQ Festival of Words.
FIRST-PERSON PLEASURE: NON-FICTION SEX WRITING
Sex writing climaxes to a whole new level when you are both the subject and the writer. We’ll hear about these authors’ challenges, ethics and experiences.
Friday October 16, 2015
Glad Day Bookshop
598a Yonge Street, Toronto
Cover: $5 or FREE with a NAKED HEART Festival Pass
NAKED HEART: The LGBTQ Festival of Words
JON PRESSICK is the sex community’s gadabout. He is the editor of the Best Sex Writing of the Year book series, producer and co-host of Sex City and award-winning blogger behind Sex in Words http://
KATIE SLY is a playwright, performer, visual artist, and community organizer. Her video art has been exhibited locally and in Berlin. She has worked with Buddies in Bad Times, Nightwood Theatre, and her solo show Charisma Furs debuted at SummerWorks in 2015. Katie runs the arts-based activist project Too Queer: A Bi Visibility Cabaret.
MIKE MIKSCHE’s work has appeared in Instinct, The Gay and Lesbian Review Worldwide, and The Blue Lyra Review. He is also a regular contributor to OurAgenda.ca and is the writer of Hole and Corner, a weekly column for Daily Xtra, which explores the profound connections forged through BDSM and public sex. His first novel, Paris Demands, was published earlier this year by Lethe Press.
STAR is a magical space-being spending some time on Earth as a painter, zinester, documentarian, advocate and activist for equity and social justice, sociologist-in-training, and coordinator of the Trans Collective at Ryerson University.