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Local Authors at the GPL: Avery Cassell


About This Event


The Greenfield Public Library welcomes local author Avery Cassell on Wednesday, June 12, at 6:00 pm to discuss their book Masculinities.

Masculinities features 40 stunning drawings of contemporary masculine-of-center folks, along with 200 pages of biographies and resources. Part coloring book and all history, with drawings created by a community of LGBTQ+ artists and biographies written by Lambda Literary Award nominee Avery Cassell.

Avery Cassell has written several illustrated historical biographies, including the Butch Lesbians of the 20s, 30, and 40s Coloring Book (Stacked Deck Press), the Butch Lesbians of the 50s, 60, and 70s Coloring Book (Stacked Deck Press), Lambda nominee Resistance: the LGBT Fight Against Fascism in WWII (Stacked Deck Press), and Masculinities: boi • bulldagger • butch • masc • MOC • soft butch • stud • tomboy • transmasc (Stoic Press). They are currently working on a collection of Ida VSW Red’s poetry, to be released this summer. Ida Red was a founder of Mothertongue: A Feminist Readers’ Theater in San Francisco and is Avery’s aunt. Avery lives in Greenfield with their cats.

This program, made possible through the generosity of the Greenfield Public Library, is free and open to the public.

Event Details

Date & Time: June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Event Cost: Free

Event Venue

Venue Name: Greenfield Public Library
Phone: 413-772-1544
412 Main St
Greenfield, MA 01301 United States