The D.C. Center (2000 14th St., N.W.) presents the fourth annual OutWrite LGBT Book Festival Aug. 1-3. The festival is a combination of book and poetry readings, book discussions, writing workshops and more.
There will be a poetry reading tribute to Essex Hemphill on Aug. 1 at 6 p.m.. On Aug. 2 at noon there will be a writing trans characters workshop with panelists Everett Maroon, Dane Edidi and Alex Myers. At 4 p.m. a reading of “G.R.I.T.S Girls Raised in the South: An Anthology of Southern Womyns’ Voices and their Allies” by Amber N. Williams will take place.
For a complete list of events, visit thedccenter.org.