Audre Lorde & Adrienne Rich Marathon Reading

Published on Nov 17, 2012

The Lesbian Herstory Archives (LHA) is celebrating the lives and contributions of Audre Lorde and Adrienne Rich with a marathon reading of their work.

USA- New York

Lorde and Rich

Saturday, November 17, 2012

12pm – 12am
The Lesbian Herstory Archives (Map)
484 14th Street
Brooklyn, New York 11215
Suggested donation: $5-10+, no one will be turned away

Held on the twentieth anniversary of Audre Lorde’s transition to becoming an ancestor and the year of Adrienne Rich’s transition/passing, the marathon will feature readings from their poetry and essays, as well as Audre Lorde’s biomythography, Zami, and Adrienne Rich’s autobiographical reflections, Institution of Motherhood. LHA will offer access to their unpublished papers housed at the Archives, Lorde’s lectures and talks, audio recordings of Lorde and Rich reading their work, and film screenings. In addition, artifacts and photos from their archival collections will be displayed and passed around. Especially welcome are your memories and thoughts on their impact on your own life and work.

Read the detailed schedule for the event.

If you cannot attend, but would like to support the marathon reading, you can contribute or spread the word on LHA’s fundraiser for the event.