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Meet the Author

  • LGBT Center of Raleigh Library 324 South Harrington Street Raleigh, NC, 27603 United States (map)

The LGBT Center of Raleigh Library invites you to a special "Meet the Author" event featuring S. (Stephanie) Andrea Allen, Ph.D., a native southerner and out Black lesbian writer, scholar, and educator. 

The afternoon will include an author reading, followed by a Q&A discussion led by local author LaToya Hankins (Single BF Seeking.. and K-Rho: The Sweet Taste of Sisterhood).
Book signing and dessert reception to follow. 

Free and open to the public.

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About the Author:
Stephanie's works include "A Failure to Communicate," a collection of short fiction and essays. In 2014, Stephanie founded BLF Press, an author-centered, independent, Black feminist press dedicated to amplifying the work of women of color. Her first edited collection, (co-edited with Lauren Cherelle of Resolute Publishing), "Lez Talk: A Collection of Black Lesbian Short Fiction," was released in April 2016. Stephanie and Lauren’s second collaboration, "Solace: Writing, Refuge, and LGBTQ Women of Color" will be published in January 2017. Stephanie also blogs at