Under the Rainbow: Storytelling for the LGBTQ+ and Allied Community takes place every second Monday for teens and adults. Storytelling is reserved for LGBTQ+ guests; allies are welcome in the audience and to participate in the post-story conversations.
Admission is free and refreshments are provided
6:00 p.m. — snacks and socializing
6:30-7:45 p.m. — featured and open-mic storytelling; each story followed by group conversation
Plaza Room at the Edmonds Library
650 Main Street, Edmonds, WA 98020
Upcoming Featured Storytellers:
Monday, February 10
JOHNNY TOWNSEND has published stories and essays in the newspapers Newsday, the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times; in the magazines The Humanist and The Progressive; in the anthologies “The Kindness of Strangers,” “Queer Fish, ” “Latter-Gay Saints”; and in many other publications. His books include “Mormon Underwear,” “Zombies for Jesus,” “Gayrabian Nights” and “Human Compassion for Beginners” He was also an associate producer for the documentary “Upstairs Inferno.” His books have been named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best of 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. His latest collection of essays, “Breaking the Promise of the Promised Land: How Religious Conservatives Failed America,” was published in October 2019.
Our featured storyteller on Monday, March 9, will be Joselito Castillo
The monthly storytelling show Under the Rainbow is supported by Edmonds Library, Edmonds Arts Commission, Seattle Storytellers Guild, Edmonds Neighborhood Action Coalition, and Pride Foundation
Photos of some of our previous storytellers and Falkor, a fan:
Contact us for more information
Writing Rainbow is a monthly meetup for LGBTQ+ folks and allies. Join us to work on your writing project, talk through ideas or writer’s block, or connect with the local writing community.
Every third Friday of the month
Caffe Ladro near Five Corners
8403 Main St, Edmonds, WA 98026
Friday, February 21; Friday, March 20
Family Friendly Gayme Night
Join us for fun and games, and to meet new friends. Refreshments are available for purchase.
Every second Friday of the month
Around the Table Game Pub in Lynnwood
7600 196th St. SW, #300, Lynnwood, WA 98036
Friday, February 14; Friday, March 13
Page updated 23 January 2020