Queens, Kings, and ACE: LGBTQ+ Reader’s Advisory


Join us for a series of book talks on LGBT+ fiction and non-fiction. We’ll talk about some classic LGBT+ titles as well as the newest offerings and examine resources available to provide your own recommendations. We will also talk about the importance of own voices and of being able to make recommendations across the spectrum.

Track 

Youth Services or Programming

Presenters

Chris Brackett, Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library

Christopher Brackett is a librarian at the Jimmie B. Keel Regional branch of the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library. He is originally from Fitchburg, Massachusetts and has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Fitchburg State University and a Master's in Library Science from the University of South Florida in Tampa. Chris is a fan of YA novels, particularly fantasy, sci-fi, and LGBT stories. He is a huge movie buff and pop culture aficionado.

Tricia Smith, Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library

Tricia Smith is a librarian in the Community Engagement department of the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library. Originally from Auburn, Alabama, she has a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from Auburn University and a Master's in Library Science from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Tricia likes to read banned books, or books that are controversial, because she likes to know what all the fuss is about. She reads classics for the same reason. She loves adventure and sports, especially baseball and soccer. She has a mini schnauzer named Henry and he has a mohawk.

 

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