Queer Heroes Coloring Book Release Party

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The Queer Heroes Coloring Book party is Thursday, January 12 at 6:00 PM, in the Latino Community Room of the San Francisco Public Library, Main Library Lower Level

The Queer Heroes Coloring Book: A Hands-On Experience. With authors Jon Macy and Tara Madison Avery…and a bunch’o queer comic artists!

We need our heroes (and we need fun) now more than ever. In these pages, we celebrate touchstones and important figures that bring us together, encouraging us to be stronger, more creative, and proud of who we are.  This release party includes coloring for all; supplies are included. Just bring your yourself.

Heroes include: James Baldwin, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, John Waters, Mabel Hampton, Andreas Deja, Sister George, Tom of Finland, Wilmer Broadax, Ian McKellen, Keith Haring, Joanna Russ, Malcolm X, Jane Bowles*, Lou Sullivan, Oliver Sacks, Divine, Cherrie Moraga, Marsha P. Johnson, Paul Lynde, Tchaikovsky, Laura Jane Grace, Alan Turing, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, Edward Gorey, JC Leyendecker, Marlon Riggs, Oscar Wilde, The trans band G.L.O.S.S., Samuel Delany, Frida Kahlo, Jerome Caja, Holly Woodlawn, Iris Murdoch, Kortney Ryan Ziegler, Chavela Vargas, Grace Jones, and Kylar Broadus.

*I drew Jane and her lover Cherifa.

 

 

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About Avery Cassell

Avery Cassell is a genderqueer San Francisco writer, poet, cartoonist, and artist who grew up in Iran. They live with their Maine Coon cat, Lulu, and bake yeasted waffles every Sunday morning. Behrouz Gets Lucky is their first novel. You can find their erotic short stories sprinkled in various anthologies, including Best Lesbian Erotica 2015 and Sex Still Spoken Here. Avery is currently working on a book of more of Behrouz and Lucky's shenanigans, a memoir, and an illustrated early reader children's book about a eight year old transgender boy and his family.
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