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Book Bingo NW 2021: QTBIPOC
Here are some suggestions for your Summer Book Bingo NW 2021 category: QTBIPOC (Queer, Trans, Black, Indigenous, or person of color). Book Bingo is our annual adult summer reading program presented in partnership with Seattle Arts & Lectures.
A coming-of-age memoir about Blackness, masculinity and addiction follows the author, a poet and screenwriter, as he recounts his experiences, revealing a perpetual outsider awkwardly squirming to find his way in. (NoveList)
Jessamyn Teoh is moving back to Malaysia with her parents, after 19 years in the U.S. A few months out of college, Jess is unemployed and separated from her girlfriend—not that anyone else knows she's a lesbian. (Library Journal)
This collection of essays from contemporary disabled writers celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act focuses on issues such as disabled performers in the theater and the everyday lives of the community. (NoveList)
The author of Scarborough presents a dystopian tale set in a near-future world where a queer Black performer and his allies fight an oppressive regime that is incarcerating the LGBTQ+ community, people of color and the disabled. (NoveList)
After her conservative Muslim parents catch her kissing her girlfriend Ariana, Rukhsana Ali finds herself whisked off to Bangladesh and must find the courage to fight for the right to choose her own path. (NoveList)
Sneaking back to Bundjalung country to attend her father's deathbed, an outspoken, queer First Nations Australian woman confronts the ghosts of her ancestors to prevent her family's spiritual home from being turned into a prison. (NoveList)