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Queer Travelers’ Tales with Andrew Evans and Alden Jones

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Event:
Queer Travelers’ Tales with Andrew Evans and Alden Jones
Start:
May 24, 2017 7:00 PM
End:
May 24, 2017 9:00 PM
Cost:
Suggested donation of $10 to benefit the Bureau. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Organizer:
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division
Phone:
212 620 7310 x300
contact@bgsqd.com
Updated:
April 17, 2017
Venue:
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division
Phone:
212 620 7310 x300
Address:
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208 West 13th Street, Room 210, New York, NY, 10011, United States
Combo Evans and Jones

 
Join queer travel writers Andrew Evans and Alden Jones as they discuss their books The Black Penguin and The Blind Masseuse. Andrew Evans has completed more than thirty assignments for National Geographic, reporting from all seven continents, and Alden Jones has lived, worked, and traveled in more than forty countries. Reception, reading, discussion, Q&A session.

 
Reception 7 pm, presentation 7:30

 
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Andrew Evans lives in Washington, DC. and has completed more than thirty assignments for National Geographic, reporting from all seven continents. He has received two Lowell Thomas Awards from the Society of American Travel Writers, two Folio Awards, and two awards from the National Travel Journalism Association. He gained a worldwide following when he made a 12,000­mile journey by bus, from National Geographic headquarters in Washington all the way to Antarctica.
 
 
 
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Alden Jones lives in Boston and has traveled, worked, and lived in more than forty countries, including as a WorldTeach volunteer in Costa Rica, a program director in Cuba, and a professor with Semester at Sea. Her book The Blind Masseuse is now in paperback. It was a finalist for the best travel book award of the North American Travel Journalists Association, winner of the Bisexual Book Award for memoir, and was one of eight finalists for a PEN Award for the Art of the Essay.

 

 
 
 

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