In Conversation: On A Quilt for David & Between Certain Death and a Possible Future: Queer Writing on Growing Up with the AIDS Crisis

Wednesday, November 17 @ 12:00 pm

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In poetry and prose, Steven ReignsA Quilt for David explores the story of David Acer, whose homosexuality and sickly appearance from AIDS-related illness made him the perfect scapegoat and a victim of mob mentality in his conservative, early 1990s-era Florida town. Between Certain Death and a Possible Future: Queer Writing on Growing Up with the AIDS Crisis is Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore’s wide-ranging collection of stories from a generation that came of age during the epidemic and had to confront the notion that desire led to death. Moderated by William Johnson, PEN Across America program director.

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Date:
Wednesday, November 17
Time:
12:00 pm

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Language
English
Occurrence
Annual

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Livestreamed