Aug 11 - 13 2023


5:30 pm - 7:30 pm



OutWrite 2023 LGBTQ+ Literary Festival

Join The DC Center for the LGBTQ Community for three days of thought-provoking and powerful voices at OutWrite 2023, Washington DC’s LGBTQ+ Literary Festival. From Friday, Aug. 11, through Sunday, Aug. 13, 2023, enjoy a vibrant, all-virtual lineup featuring more than 55 LGBTQ+ authors, poets, novelists, playwrights, panelists, and activists participating in 15 educational, entertaining, and enlightening events.

Throughout the weekend you’ll encounter spirited readings, panel discussions on current critical topics, and workshops to advance the creation of outstanding LGBTQ+ literature. All events are free and open to the public, with registration encouraged. To view the schedule and register, visit:

OutWrite 2023 is laser focused on cultivating LGBTQ+ inclusivity in all literary genres to reflect and uplift the many voices and stories within the LGBTQ+ community. OutWrite also strives to highlight and celebrate BIPOC, Trans, and Nonbinary writers and readers alike.

For the complete schedule and to register, click here.