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The A Team with Eris Young

June 30 @ 2:00 pm 4:00 pm

Banner image of a bookshelf with books in the colours of the ace and aro flags

Lavender Menace Queer Books Archive presents a free and informal discussion session on asexual and aromantic spectrum representation hosted by the writer Eris Young. Join our small group for tea, books, and discussion to share ace and aro media in a welcoming space. All ace, aro and questioning people are very welcome!

This event will kick off a new ace and aro discussion group at the archive led by Lavender Menace volunteers. Feel free to join us any (or all) of these Saturdays: 13th July, 27th July, and 10th August.

About Eris
Eris Young is a queer, transgender writer of fiction and nonfiction. Their books They/Them/Their: A guide to nonbinary and genderqueer identities (2019) and Ace Voices: What it means to be asexual, aromantic, demi or gray-ace (2022), are published by Jessica Kingsley. They were the writer-in-residence at Lighthouse, Edinburgh’s radical bookshop, from 2019 – 2022, in 2020 received a Scottish Book Trust New Writer Award for fiction, and are a 2023 IPSE Freelancer Award finalist, in the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion category.

Booking information
Booking in advance is essential. Places are free and limited so, if you are unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible so we can offer your place to someone else.

You do not need to prepare anything in advance if you do not want to, but you are welcome to bring your favourite ace or aro book, poem, picture, or anything else you can think of to share with the group, or think about any character or story which has resonated with you or your experiences.

Venue & Accessibility
The sessions are located at the archive in Edinburgh Palette. Information on how to get to us on public transport and by car is here, along with access information:

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Lavender Menace Queer Books Archive

Edinburgh Palette Room G25c 151 London Road
Edinburgh, Scotland EH7 6AE United Kingdom
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