Joe Okonkwo

Author of Jazz Moon:
WINNER: 2016 Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction
Finalist: 2016 Lambda Literary Award for Best Gay Fiction

At East City Books, Washington DC,  February 10, 2017

At East City Books, Washington DC,  February 10, 2017

Saturday, February 4 @ 2:30pm
ARE YOU HEP TO THE JIVE?: JAZZ AND LITERATURE IN THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE
Jazz Moon reading featuring special guests Hila Kulik and Candice Hoyes
Queens Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd.
Jamaica, NY


Tuesday, February 7, 2017 @ 7pm
FIRST TUESDAYS: A NEIGHBORHOOD READING SERIES IN QUEENS
Espresso 77
35-57 77th Street
Jackson Heights, NY


Friday February 10 @ 6pm
OUTWRITE PRESENTS AN EVENING OF QUEER READINGS
Readings by David Eye, Everett Maroon, Risa Denenberg, and Craig Gidney
Moderated by Joe Okonkwo
East City Bookshop
645 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC


Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 7pm
PUBLISHING TRIANGLE FINALISTS READING
With Joe Okonkwo, Will Schwalbe, Lucy Jane Bledsoe, Matthew Griffin, Alan Lessik, Liz Edman, Jay Besemer, Kathy Anderson
Bureau of General Services - Queer Division @ The LGBT Center
208 West 13th Street, Rm. 210
New York, NY


Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 2pm - 10pm
THIRD ANNUAL QUEENS LIT FEST
LIC Landing by COFFEED
Hunters Point South Park
Long Island City, NY


Thursday, May 4, 2017 @ 6pm
LAMBDA LITERARY FINALISTS READING
Joe Okonkwo, Scott Hess, Abigail Child, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Sassafras Lowrey, Chase Joynt, Stacy Szymaszek, Jonathan Corcoran, Joe Osmondson, Martin Hyatt, Ariel Goldberg, Timothy Stewart-Winter, Garrard Conley, Sarah Schulman
Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art
26 Wooster Street
New York, NY


Saturday, May 6, 2017 @ 2:30pm
CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP: PLACES ARE CHARACTERS, TOO
Taught by Joe Okonkwo
Queens Library at Elmhurst
85-08 51st Avenue
Elmhurst, NY