Friday, April 26 at 6:00pm
Join us to celebrate the release of Michelle Tea's newest book, Astro Baby (Dottir, $18.95).
Lambda Literary Award Winner Michelle Tea is the author of numerous books for adults and young adults and the creator of the international phenomenon Drag Queen Story Hour. This is an all-ages event that includes a reading and signing of Astro Baby, as well as a discussion with Michelle Tea about her educational and inclusive approach to the revolutionary genre of children’s literature.
From award-winning author Michelle Tea comes a magical, rhyming picture book that introduces children to astrology. This unique and charming book begins with a simple primer on astrology and offers kids and parents a contemporary introduction to this ancient system of knowledge, welcoming them to the “universe of you.” Featuring psychedelic illustrations by Mike Perry, Astro Baby is a clever spin on astrological literature that also teaches the value of self-acceptance.
Michelle Tea is the bestselling author of Black Wave (Amethyst, $18.95), How to Grow Up: A Memoir (Plume, $16), Modern Tarot: Connecting with Your Higher Self Through the Wisdom of the Cards (HarperOne, $22.99), and many more. She is the recipient of a Lambda Literary Award for Best Lesbian Fiction and a GOLDIE (Guardian Outstanding Local Discovery) in Literature from the San Francisco Bay Guardian, among others. She is the creator of Sister Spit and Mutha Magazine and currently works at Feminist Press as curator of the Amethyst Editions series.