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Edgar Gomez: High Risk Homosexual

September 20 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is a reading with Edgar Gomez, author of High Risk Homosexual: A Memoir. Edgar Gomez is a Florida-born writer with roots in Nicaragua and Puerto Rico. A graduate of University of California, Riversideโ€™s MFA program, their words have appeared in Poets & Writers, Narratively, Catapult, Lithub, The Rumpus, and elsewhere online and in print.

Their memoir, High-Risk Homosexual, was called a โ€œbreath of fresh airโ€ by The New York Times, named a Best Book of 2022 by Publisherโ€™s Weekly, Buzzfeed, and Electric Literature, and received a 2023 Stonewall Honor Award. Their second book, a memoir about money, Florida, and surviving under capitalism titled Alligator Tears, will be out in 2025 from Crown. They live in New York and Puerto Rico. Find them across social media @OtroEdgarGomez.


Black Mountain Institute




UNLV’s Beverly Rogers Literature and Law Building (RLL): Room 101

4505 S. Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, Nevada 89154 United States