This will be one for the books! Family Equality has teamed up with Drag Queen Story Hour (@dragqueenstoryhour) to bring you an afternoon of stories! Join Brontez Purnell, Michelle Tea and Lil’ Miss Hot Mess as they share their very own books!
Want a sneak peek of our readers? Check out @brontezpurnell, @lilmisshotmess, and @michelleteaz to show them some love!
And stay tuned during the event for the chance to win a giveaway item!
Brontez Purnell is an Oakland-based poet, musician, and dancer and 2018 winner of the Whiting Award for Fiction. In addition to many other works that explore sexuality, gender, and race, Brontez is the author of children’s book The Nightlife of Jacuzzi Gaskette
which was released in 2019.
Lil Miss Hot Mess
is the author of the children’s book The Hips on the Drag Queen Go Swish, Swish, Swish
, which was released in May 2020 based on her song that she’s been singing at DQSH events across the country. Known for her activism and high-concept performances, she also helped lead the #MyNameIs campaign against Facebook’s so-called “real names” policy and has performed everywhere from San Francisco’s legendary worker-owned bar The Stud to Stanford University, SF MOMA, and Saturday Night Live.
Michelle Tea is the author of over a dozen books for children and adults, including the PEN Award-winning Against Memoir. They are the creator of cultural interventions such as Sister Spit, Mutha Magazine, and Drag Queen Story Hour.