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MELISSA FEBOS talks about GIRLHOOD her collection of essays with Golnoosh Nour

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Golnoosh Nour interviews Melissa Febos about her collection of essays: GIRLHOOD (Bloomsbury, 2021)

 

Melissa Febos is the author of the critically acclaimed memoir, WHIP SMART (St. Martin’s Press 2010), and the essay collection, ABANDON ME (Bloomsbury 2017), which was a LAMBDA Literary Award finalist, a Publishing Triangle Award finalist, an Indie Next Pick, and was widely named a Best Book of 2017. Her second essay collection, GIRLHOOD, a national bestseller, was published by Bloomsbury on March 30. A craft book, BODYWORK, will be published by Catapult on March 15, 2022.

Melissa Febos is just one of the many authors from around the world participating in Miami Book Fair 2021, the nation’s largest gathering of writers and readers of all ages. They are all so looking forward to sharing their work, thoughts, and new ideas with everyone, in person and on line. Please visit www.miamibookfair.com for more information, for follow MBF at @miamibookfair #miamibookfair2021

 

Her interviewer Golnoosh Nour is the author of The Ministry of Guidance and other stories – shortlisted for the Polari Prize 2021. Her poetry collection ROCKSONG was recently published by Verve Poetry Press. Her work has also appeared in Granta, Spontaneous Poetics, and Columbia Journal amongst others. Golnoosh teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Reading and the University of Westminster. She has co-edited Magma 80 and an anthology of contemporary queer writing forthcoming from Muswell Press. 

 



Peteer Rebane + Tom Prior talk about their Estonian queer romance FIREBIRD

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Estonian filmmaker Peeter Rebane and Brit actor/writer Tom Prior’s Firebird Movie has been the hottest queer romance drama on the #LGBTQ Film Festival this year: particularly satisfying for a story about forbidden love in the Soviet Union.

On the eve of the movie being the Gala Opening Movie at OUTshine Film Festival the pair talked with Queerguru.  (PS the film will also be available online during the Festival).

https://firebirdmovie.com/

 

 

 

PS You can read our full review of the film here :

 

Queerguru @BFI Flare : FIREBIRD a tale of life, love and loss



Adam Carver cannot hide his enthusiasm for The Palaver Project …..here’s why

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Adam Carver aka #FattButcher a Brit award-winning performer & cultural activist is presenting Palaver Project celebrating the radical potential of #LGBTQ+ inclusive performance work specifically created for children aged 3-8 and family audiences. at Cambridge Junction.

The ebullient Carver shared his enormous passion for the Project in this interview with Queerguru

https://adamgcarver.com/portfolio/palaver/

https://www.junction.co.uk/events/palaver-festival

 



Fiona Goodwin : A Very British Lesbian

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Fiona Goodwin was a Nun in Honduras. a kindergarten teacher in Italy, a behavior specialist on the TV show “Britain’s Worst Teenager etc. This practicing psychotherapist and life coach is also a wonderfully funny woman. To top it all she is A VERY BRITISH LESBIAN which is the name of her smash-hit one-woman show that she is about to bring to #Ptowns Pilgrim House for 4 nights during Provincetown Women’s Week. She told QUEERGURU all about it

https://fionagoodwin.com/
https://pilgrimhouseptown.com/



PTown Swim For Life 2021

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The annual Provincetown Harbor Swim for Life + Paddler Flotilla is always such a glorious affair and a great fundraiser for Helping Our Women ASGCC (AIDS Support Group Cape Cod) etc etc Queerguru was there with our cameras as usual to capture the event  (so far this year they have raised $116K and counting)

https://www.swim4life.org/



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