GRNW will be holding our first Oregon LGBTQ romance author reading event on February 14 in Portland at the bookstore Another Read Through. Along with the reading event, we’ll also be holding our next Portland LGBTQ romance readers meet-up that day, which is always a great time to chat about your favorite books with other readers and authors.:D
Come celebrate LGBTQ love stories with readings by five amazing local LGBTQ romance authors!
- Talya Andor, author of A Cut Above the Rest and Signal to Noise
- Lori L. Lake, author of Eight Dates, Like Lovers Do, and Gun Shy
- Cait Spivey, author of I See the Web and A Single Thread
- Ethan Stone, author of In the Flesh and Wolf Moon
- Anne Tenino, author of Frat Boy and Toppy and Sweet Young Thang
- 12pm-1:15pm: Portland Reader Lunch Meet-Up (Mac!, next to the bookstore, located at 3936 North Mississippi Avenue, Portland, OR 97227.)
- 1:30pm – 3:00pm: Reading Event at Another Read Through! (3932 North Mississippi Avenue, Portland, OR 97227)Books will be for sale at the reading event, so it’s an excellent time to pick up a copy and get it signed by one of the attending authors!
- 3:00pm – 5:00pm+: Post-Event Reader Meet-Up (Location pending, near the bookstore)
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Talya Andor lives in the Pacific Northwest with her girlfriend and their girl-kitty who they believe to be cutest cat in the world, and is constantly balancing a busy slate of boylove stories to write with her day job, hobbies to upkeep, and nail polishes to collect. She has been writing fiction since elementary school and progressed to guy on guy erotica during college, honing her chops on fan fiction until original fiction lured her with its siren call. She loves writing and reading, routinely geeks out over gaming and movies, and watches far too many cooking shows. You can find Talya at her WordPress blog, http://dreaminginfinity.wordpress.com/ and twitter @TalyaAndor.
Lori L. Lake is the author of ten published novels (so far) and two books of short stories and the editor of two anthologies. She’s known for her enjoyment of teaching and for sharing writing resources with both aspiring and published writers. Her 2013 mystery, Jump the Gun, recently won a Rainbow Award. She received the Ann Bannon Award for Snow Moon Rising, Golden Crown Goldies for Buyer’s Remorse and Snow Moon Rising, and was honored with the Alice B. Reader Appreciation Award. Her work has been a Lambda Literary Finalist in the anthology category. She loves to hear from readers. Her website: www.LoriLLake.com.
Cait Spivey is a Portland-based freelance editor and author of paranormal romance (I See the Web) and mystery (A Single Thread). She has a penchant for fantasy, horror, and diverse representation, preferably at the same time. When she’s not writing, she’s planning her next tattoo.
Ethan Stone has always loved to write and one point thought journalism was his dream career. He eventually accepted that writing because he had to was nowhere near as much fun doing it because he wanted to.
Stories starring gay men have always been in his head, but he thought they would always be relegated to erotica websites. And then he discovered the wonderful world of M/M publishing. Visit Ethan’s website.
Anne Tenino: Raised on a steady media diet of Monty Python, classical music and the visual arts, Anne Tenino rocked the mental health world when she was the first patient diagnosed with Compulsive Romantic Disorder. Since that day, Anne has taken on conquering the M/M world through therapeutic writing. Finding out who those guys having sex in her head are and what to do with them has been extremely liberating.
Wondering what Anne does in her spare time? Mostly she lies on the couch, eats bonbons and shirks housework. Check out what Anne’s up to now by visiting her website.
We hope you can join us this Valentine’s Day in Portland! ❤