Far from a Drag: How One Library Embraced Drag Queen Story Hour

Chelsea Condren

Abstract


Children’s librarians and drag queens have more in common than our shared love of glitter.

When Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) approached the Early Literacy Department at the New York Public Library (NYPL) to ask us about facilitating their programs in our branches, we were eager to get started. Conceived of by Michelle Tea and Radar Productions in San Francisco, DQSH now operates out of Los Angeles, New York, and New Jersey, inspires events around the world, and can be found at DragQueenStoryHour.org.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5860/cal.16.1.21

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