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House of Agnes: Fiona Zedde in conversation with Sheree L. Greer

Event date: 
Saturday, July 17, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Charis welcomes Fiona Zedde in conversation with Sheree L. Greer for a celebration of House of Agnes. A lesbian romance filled with intrigue and sizzling sexual tension as enemies discover that the other side of hatred…is desire. This event is co-hosted by ZAMI NOBLA: The National Organization of Black Lesbians on Aging. This event takes place on crowdcast, Charis' virtual event platform. Register here.

Agnes Noble is private, mysterious, and untouchable. She rules House of Agnes, the most exclusive escort agency on the East Coast, with a diamond fist. Crossing her is a mistake no one makes twice.

Investigative reporter Lola Osbourne is not afraid. She’s gunning for the House and its so-called queen. She’ll make sure no other innocent gets dragged into Agnes’s alluring web, to be used and discarded the way Lola’s sister was.

But her plan to get close to the elusive madam shatters the moment her eyes meet the Queen’s. One look and everything’s different. More complicated. Dangerous.

Now, Lola’s not just fighting to topple a queen from her throne, she’s also scrambling to escape their explosive collision with her suddenly vulnerable heart intact.

Jamaican-born Fiona Zedde currently lives and writes in Madrid, Spain. She is the author of several novellas and novels of lesBiQueer love and desire, including the Lambda Literary Award finalists, Bliss and Every Dark Desire. Her novel, Dangerous Pleasures, was winner of an About.com Readers’ Choice Award for Best Lesbian Novel or Memoir. Find out more at www.FionaZedde.com.

Sheree L. Greer is a text-based artist living in Tampa, Florida. In 2014, she founded The Kitchen Table Literary Arts Center to showcase and support the work of Black women and women of color writers and is the author of two novels, Let the Lover Be and A Return to Arms. Sheree is a VONA/VOICES alum, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice grantee, Yaddo fellow, and Ragdale Artist House Rubin Fellow. Her essay, "Bars" published in Fourth Genre Magazine, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize and notably named in Best American Essays 2019, and her latest essay, "None of this is Bullshit," published at The Rumpus, was featured on Memoir Mondays and as a best of 2020 editors' pick.  

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CROWDCAST
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ISBN: 9783963245022
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Published: Ylva Verlag E.Kfr. - June 30th, 2021

Event Summary: 
Charis welcomes Fiona Zedde in conversation with Sheree L. Greer for a celebration of House of Agnes. A lesbian romance filled with intrigue and sizzling sexual tension as enemies discover that the other side of hatred…is desire. Co-hosted by Zami Nobla.