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A Room of One’s Own

315 W. Gorham St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
608.257.7888 http://www.roomofonesown.com

November 2014

Trans Monologues and Gender Spectrum Open Mic

November 19, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A Room of One’s Own, 315 W. Gorham St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: * Performance Art * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Come join the entire Madison community at A Room Of One's Own Bookstore for this annual night of honest expression about the joys and trials of being anywhere on or off the gender-variant spectrum. Be part of the audience or present and witness these fierce trans and gender non-conforming folks share their experiences of navigating…

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Literary Reading: Megan Milks, Cassandra Troyan, and Anna Vitale

November 23, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A Room of One’s Own, 315 W. Gorham St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: Performance This Event: Has LGBTQ content Queer/feminist authors Megan Milks, Cassandra Troyan, and Anna Vitale will be reading from recent work.

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October 2015

WBF: “Love, Always: Partners of Trans People on Intimacy, Challenge and Resilience”

October 24, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A Room of One’s Own, 315 W. Gorham St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: * Lecture * Social This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community In 50 self-searching, witty, and moving essays, letters, and poems, readers of Love, Always hear from those who often receive little airtime in popular culture: The partners & spouses of transgender people. In this first-of-its kind collection, we catch glimpses of love, strife, and growth from those who witness and support gender transition, even as they themselves are going through…

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May 2016

UW-Madison Feminist Faculty Book Party

May 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A Room of One’s Own, 315 W. Gorham St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type:  *Reading *Social This Event: *Is LGBTQ hosted *Contains LGBTQ content *May be of interest to the LGBTQ community   A Room of One's Own is delighted to host a soiree for UW Madison feminist faculty celebrating the release of new books! Ramzi Fawaz is Assistant Professor of English and Affiliate Faculty in the Department of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at UW Madison. His first book, The New Mutants: Superheroes and the Radical Imagination of American Comics won the…

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June 2016

Local Queer Authors Reading: Groshek, Milks, and Wetlaufer

June 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
A Room of One’s Own, 315 W. Gorham St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: Reading This Event: *Is LGBTQ hosted *Includes LGBTQ content *May be of interest to the LGBTQ community A Room of One's Own welcomes three Midwest-based queer authors for a reading! Event address: 315 W. Gorham St. Madison, WI 53703-2218 Begins at 7 pm. Amy E. Groshek holds an MFA from the University of Alaska Anchorage. She is a graduate student in the Ph.D. program in English at the University of Wisconsin Madison. Amy's work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Contrary, Bloom,…

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Reading by Garrard Conley, author of Boy Erased

June 9, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A Room of One’s Own, 315 W. Gorham St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: Reading This Event: *Is LGBTQ hosted *Includes LGBTQ content *May be of interest to the LGBTQ community A Room of One's Own welcomes Garrard Conley, author of Boy Erased, a memoir of growing up the son of a Baptist pastor in Arkansas and being sent to ex-gay conversion camp as a teenager before coming to embrace his sexuality and community beyond the homophobia of the church he was raised in. Garrard Conley’s fiction and nonfiction can be found in The Common,…

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July 2016

July 24, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A Room of One’s Own, 315 W. Gorham St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: Reading This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community A Room of One's Own is proud to welcome local adventurer and author Blair Braverman for a reading and book signing from her new memoir Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube! Blair Braverman fell in love with the North at an early age: by the time she was 18, she had left her home in California, moved to Norway…

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May 2017

“The Sea Is Quiet Tonight” author visit and reading

May 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A Room of One’s Own, 315 W. Gorham St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: Reading This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Massachusetts author and activist, Michael Ward will read from his book, The Sea Is Quiet Tonight, followed by a talk back at Room of One's Own, 315 W Gorham St. Tuesday, May 16 at 6:00 pm. History can repeat itself. We can not forget. Michael will be available for an interview on the phone this week or in person May 16. He can…

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September 2017

Denise DuBois Author Event

September 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
A Room of One’s Own, 315 W. Gorham St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: * Reading * Informational This Event: * Has LGBTQ content * Is LGBTQ hosted * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community A Room of One's Own is delighted to welcome Denise Chanterelle DuBois for a reading and book-signing from her memoir, Self-Made Woman! Denise DuBois’ transformation into a woman wasn’t easy. Born as a boy into a working-class Polish American Milwaukee family, she faced daunting hurdles: a domineering father, a gritty 1960s neighborhood with no understanding of…

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May 2018

Brice Smith author event: “Lou Sullivan: Daring to be a Man Among Men”

May 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A Room of One’s Own, 315 W. Gorham St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: * Reading * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community A Room of One's Own is delighted to welcome Wisconsin author Brice Smith for a reading from his new biography of a Milwaukee native and trans activist Lou Sullivan: Daring to Be A Man Among Men. About Lou Sullivan: Daring to Be A Man Among Men:“ said I couldn’t live as a gay man, but it looks like…

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Becky Albertalli, Julie Murphy, and Katie Cotugno Author Reading

May 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
A Room of One’s Own, 315 W. Gorham St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: * Reading * Social This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community A Room of One's Own is proud to welcome three authors of thoughtful young adult books, as part of the HarperCollins Epic Reads tour! Please join us in welcome a panel discussion of authors Becky Albertalli, Katie Cotugno, and Julie Murphy! Becky Albertalli is the author of the acclaimed novels Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda…

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November 2018

Bill Mathis author reading

November 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
A Room of One’s Own, 315 W. Gorham St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: Reading This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community Bill Mathis, author of Face Your Fears, a novel dealing with disability, LGBTQ and family, will speak at A Room of One’s Own Bookstore, 315 W. Gorham St., Madison WI 53703 on Thursday, November 8 at 6:00 p.m. Face Your Fears uniquely challenges traditional perceptions of normalcy when it comes to disabled persons interests, desires and sexual orientations. Noted…

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December 2018

Carla Ernst, author of Life Without Pockets

December 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A Room of One’s Own, 315 W. Gorham St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: Reading This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community A Room of One's Own is thrilled to welcome Carla Ernst, author of "Life Without Pockets: My Long Journey into Womanhood!" "Life Without Pockets—My Long Journey into Womanhood" is a compelling story chronicling local author Carla Ernst’s journey from male to female. An intensely personal story, the book not only helps audiences better understand the challenges and joys of…

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July 2019

Darrel J McLeod two-spirit author reading

July 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A Room of One’s Own, 315 W. Gorham St.
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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Type: Reading This Event: * Is LGBTQ hosted * Has LGBTQ content * May be of interest to the LGBTQ community This event is a book reading by an award winning Native-Canadian author (Cree from Northern Canada): Darrel J McLeod. An important theme covered by the book Mamaskatch A Cree Coming of Age is the author's own gender identity and sexual preference. His own search is impacted by what the metamorphosis he witnesses in the life of his older brother…

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