Love with Pride: A Celebration of LGBTQ Romance Fiction
Nick DiMartino, J. Tullos Hennig, Daisy Harris, and Laylah Hunter (VARIOUS)
Thursday • June 5 • 7pm
U District store
Reading & Book Signing
Kick off Pride Month with a special reading and signing of LGBTQ love stories by Northwest writers Jove Belle, Kade Boehme, Nick DiMartino and J. Tullos Hennig. Whether they explore romance in modern or medieval times, each author shines a spotlight on LGBTQ relationships and the universality of love. Join us as we celebrate their stories and their representation of love that truly knows no boundaries.
Buy an Autographed Copy of Greenwode by J Tullos Hennig by
Buy an Autographed Copy of Student Union by Nick DiMartino
Buy an Autographed Copy of Love & Devotion by Jove Belle
Presented by Old Growth Northwest's Gay Romance Northwest initiative.
Jove Belle lives in Vancouver, Washington with her partner, a woman deserving of sainthood for enduring life with Jove for so many years. Between them they share a collection of six children, a hairless dog named Peaches, a cranky old cat whod prefer to be left alone, and a flock of chickens. Her books include The Job, Uncommon Romance, Love and Devotion, Indelible, Chaps, Split the Aces, and Edge of Darkness.
Kade Boehme is a southern boy without the charm, but all the sass. Currently residing in Seattle, he lives off of ramen noodles and too much booze. He is the author of the novels Dont Trust the Cut, A Little Complicated, and Trouble and the Wallflower, and the novellas You Can Still See the Stars in Seattle and Wide Awake.
Nick DiMartino has had over twenty plays in full-run productions across the United States. He's been the campus book-buyer for the University Book Store at the University of Washington for over forty years, hosts two book clubs, and reviews international fiction online for Shelf Awareness. His books include: Student Union, The Devil in Love, Joseph Golem, Women Who Can't Stop Talking, Love in the American Empire, Pineapple Moon, Changes, Dude, Ghost Novels, Christmas Ghost Story, University Ghost Story, Seattle Ghost Story, Memoirs, Mars versus Maple School, and Throw Me Among My Own.
J Tullos Hennig has had varied professions over a lifetimeartist, dancer, teacher, equestrianbut has never successfully managed to not be a writer. J Tullos is blessed with an understanding spouse, kids, and grandkids, and is alternately plagued and blessed with a small herd of horses and a geriatric collie. Hennig's works include the novels Greenwode and Shirewode. Greenwode was a 2013 Rainbow Award winner for Best B/T & LGBT Fantasy, Paranormal Romance & Sci-fi / Futuristic.