We’re celebrating National Coming Out Day a little bit early this year with our friends at everyoneisgay.
Join us on October 6th at housingworksbookstore in NYC to meet, mingle, drink free drinks, and celebrate the new book This Is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids. Hear stories from dannielle, kristinnoeline, holabrody, liam-lowery, and jennyowenyoungs!
This party is free, all ages, and open to the public. Tell your friends!
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A dynamic, outspoken advocate for the written word, Tumblr’s Rachel Fershleiser works to bring the book industry to the Internet, and to remind the tech industry that books still exist. How Tumblr’s cross-stitching, soup-loving lit fanatics are creating an entirely new community of readers, keys for authors to relax and enjoy social media, and a whooooole lot of book recommendations.
Find more of my conversation with Rachel - including her tips for throwing a kick-ass in-person bookstore event - here!
Dear NYC: Want to Celebrate National Coming Out Day with us??
National Coming Out Day is coming up soon, and Tumblr is hosting a totally badass party on October 6th at Housing Works Bookstore in celebration of This Is a Book for Parents of Gay Kids! Hear coming-out stories by us (Dannielle & Kristin), Broderick Greer, Liam Lowery, and the lovely Jenny Owen Youngs.
There will be Tumblr swag, books for sale to benefit Housing Works, free drinks while they last for those 21+ (party open to all ages!), and plenty of time to meetup and mingle.
Save the Date: October 6, 2014, 7pm
More information here!
Save the date! Spread the word! Bring your kids! This is going to be so fun!
Last year, Tumblr sent the wonderful Kate Gavino to cover the Brooklyn Book Festival on Last Night’s Reading. We’re sending her again, obvi, but we want to send you too! Are you in the NYC area and interested in a press pass to document the festival on your Tumblr blog in words, drawings, photos, gifs, or anything else? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and let me know!
Attending authors include Zadie Smith, Roxane Gay, Salman Rushdie, Catherine Lacey, Charles Burns, Leslie Jamison, and many more!
Helping to bring you roxanegay.tumblr.com is one of the things I’m prouder of in these last few years. Thank you Roxane!