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Out in Print - A Queer Authors Night


Tuesday, October 17, 2023 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join members of exeQutive at the Glad Day Bookshop for a panel discussion with three outstanding authors from the Queer community who will discuss their recent works and queer authorship. The panel discussion from 7-8pm will be open to the public, exeQutive members and the TMU Community...with some time left at the end for Q&A and possible book signing and mingling.

About the authors:

Daniel Allen Cox is the author of I Felt the End Before It Came: Memoirs of a Queer Ex-Jehovah’s Witness, and four novels nominated for the Lambda Literary, Ferro-Grumley, and ReLit awards. Daniel’s essays have appeared in The GuardianThe Globe and MailElectric LiteratureLiterary HubThe Malahat ReviewMaisonneuve, and elsewhere, and have been recognized by the National Magazine Awards, Best Canadian Essays, and The Best American

Nancy Jo Cullen lives in Kingston. Her fourth poetry collection, published by Wolsak and Wynn, is Nothing Will Save Your Life.  Her poetry and fiction have appeared in The PuritanGrainfilling StationPlenitude, Prairie Fire, Arc, This Magazine, Best Canadian Poetry 2018, Room, The Journey Prize and Best Canadian Fiction 2012. Nancy is the 2010 recipient for the Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ+ Emerging Writers. Her novel, The Western Alienation Merit Badge, was short-listed for the 2020 Amazon Canada First Novel Award. 

Brian Francis is the author of four books. His most recent is the non-fiction book, Missed Connections: A Memoir in Letters Never Sent, which was a finalist for the 2022 Trillium Book Award. The Toronto Star called it “thoughtful, funny, poignant, insightful and honest.” The book is inspired by a personal ad he placed in the newspaper in 1992. Brian writes a monthly writing advice column, Ask the Agony Editor, for Quill & Quire magazine and is a regular contributor to CBC Radio's The Next Chapter

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