Second National LGBTTQ+ Puerto Rican Book Day will feature the presence of numerous local authors

Second National LGBTTQ+ Puerto Rican Book Day will feature the presence of numerous local authors

Unlike other types of literature produced in Puerto Rico, that directed at community issues LGBTTQ+ It doesn’t get the same amount of attention or focus. This is due to several elements, such as the lack of support from some publishers or different forms of censorship, as he explained. Max Charriezauthor and founder of Editorial La Tuerca.

With the purpose of opening the market for authors and encouraging more people in the community to create new literary pieces, For the second consecutive year, National LGBTTQ+ Puerto Rican Book Day will be held on the island on Saturday, June 22, 2024, at La Libreria La Esquina and Calle Borinquenlocated at #1057 on Gonzalez Street, in Rio Piedras.

“A few years ago, we realized that within the celebrations of LGBTTQ+ Pride month in Puerto Rico, there were no events that had to do with the cultural aspect of our community”said Charriez, organizer of the event. “We started last year, because It is important that we highlight the significant and rich contribution that our literatures make, of our communities, to Puerto Rican national literature, because it is a reason for celebration.”

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