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Author Reading: Becky Thacker

June 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free
Join Becky Thacker for a reading and Q&A of her new book ‘Geezer Dyke and Other Stories of Bad Behavior,’ signing to follow.

Join Becky Thacker on June 1st at Indy Reads from 2-4 pm for the release party of her new book Geezer Dyke and Other Stories of Bad Behavior!

There will be a reading, Q&A session, and a signing to follow.

This event is recommended for ages 13+.

All proceeds from book sales at Indy Reads support our English literacy programming.

Geezer Dyke & Other Stories of Bad Behavior

Funny, real, and unapologetically queer,
How would a ship full of lesbians fare in a disaster?
What are the prostitutes reading by the bus stop by the
library? Having finally accepted yourself and liking
what you saw in the mirror, what would a butch
lesbian do if she woke up as a hyper-feminine
teenager? Geezer Dyke and Other Stories of Bad
Behavior explores these questions and more.

Becky Thacker’s Geezer Dyke and Other Stories of Bad Behavior is a collection of
high energy, imaginative short stories about the antics and lives of an assortment of
not so unproblematic lesbians. The stories pack a punch and subvert expectations.
Often addressing issues of identity, gender, and races, “Geezer Dyke” is an elder
lesbian’s reflection of the joys and pains of the queer experience without boiling down
the characters to their queerness.

Meet the Author

Becky Thacker was born 70-plus years ago in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula but grew up on military bases around the world. She’s been writing since elementary school, and holds an Associate Degree in Computer Processing and a Bachelors Degree in Sociology.

She now lives with her wife Harriet in Indianapolis with seasonal forays into Lillian, Alabama.

Becky is the author of six books, including: Five Dollars & An Axe, Faithful Unto Death, The Amazon Girls Handbook, The Chorus Kids Memorial Day Parade, and Geezer Dyke & Other Stories of Bad Behavior . She has also had many of her essays published in journals and anthology collections.

To contact the author: bthacker.thacker@gmail.com

This event is Pay-What-You-Can. Here’s what your suggested donation can do for the Indy Reads community:

FREE – This ticket is for attendees that would like to attend this event and are unable to purchase a ticket. Indy Reads values our community and facilitators. We are proud to provide programming to all. Thank you for being a part of our community!

$10 – This donation covers the cost of one attendee to this event. Indy Reads strives to bring the very best programming to Fountain Square and all Hoosiers. Thank you for helping us to keep our quality programs accessible for all!

$20 – This donation covers the cost of two attendees to this event. If you are attending as an individual, your ticket at this level makes it possible for another who cannot afford a ticket to attend. It is only through the generosity of our community that we are able to support programs that enrich the lives of all Hoosiers. Thank you for your support!

Other – “Pay-What-You-Can” really does mean pay what you can. Indy Reads appreciates that every one of our community members is able to support our vision of 100% literacy for all in different ways. Whether you can pay $5 or $50, we are so excited to see you – and thank you for your support!

Details

Date:
June 1
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/author-reading-becky-thacker-tickets-897535321307

Venue

Indy Reads
1066 Virginia Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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