October 6 - 9, 2005 in Austin, Texas
Join hundreds of writers and scholars from around the nation and diaspora at the world's ONLY writers festival focusing on writing by LGBT people of African descent. Fire & Ink is an educational, political, and networking resource that promotes the works of black LGBT writers. This year's conference will be bursting with panels, readings, workshops and other events featuring a mixed bunch of professional and aspiring authors who share a common love of the word.
Invited feature authors include: Samiya Bashir, Keith Boykin, Sharon Bridgeforth, CC Carter, Stanley Bennett Clay, R. Erica Doyle, Steven G. Fullwood, Thomas Glave, James Earl Hardy, Reginald Harris, Zelda Lockhart, Penny Mickelbury, Lisa C. Moore, Alphonso Morgan, Letta Neely, Ana Sisnett, Cheryl Boyce Taylor, Tim'm T. West, Marvin K. White, and Malik M.L. Williams.
Contact festival organizer Lisa C. Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Or check out the Fire & Ink website.