First Draft: A Literary Social with Brontez Purnell

Wednesday, June 12 @ 6:30 pm

On Demand (Virtual)

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Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of free and informal writing events where community, craft, and rapid-fire creativity meet for monthly themed virtual salons where writers get social, share their work, and leave with great stories.

Instructor: Brontez Purnell
Theme: Real Fiction / Fake Memoir

Brontez Purnell is the author of several books, including 100 Boyfriends, which won the 2022 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Fiction and was named an Editor’s Choice by The New York Times Book Review. Purnell is also the frontman of the band the Younger Lovers and a renowned performance artist and zine-maker. He has lived in Oakland, California, for two decades. Ten Bridges I’ve Burnt, a memoir in verse, was published in February 2024.

Find him across social media platforms @ Instagram and Facebook


Wednesday, June 12
6:30 pm


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