Laina Dawes, author of What Are You Doing Here?: A Black Woman’s Life and Liberation in Heavy Metal, will discuss the themes and content of her acclaimed book about her life spent as a black woman fan of heavy metal at several upcoming events in coming weeks in Austin, TX; Detroit, MI; Bowling Green, OH; and Brooklyn, NY. Details here:
Thursday 3/14, Black Women in Rock Panelist at SXSW, Austin, TX
Black women in rock discuss their journey to cultivate their fan base, tour and market their music in a genre where their presence is least expected.”
Friday 3/15, Women in Metal Panelist, SXSW, Austin, TX
“Why Is This Still An Issue in 2013?: a discussion about women’s roles in metal
Sunday 3/17, Black Women Rock event, Charles H. Wright Museum, Detroit, MI
Reading and signing
Friday 4/6, Keynote speech, Heavy Metal and Popular Culture Conference, Bowling Green State University, OH
Monday 4/15, What Are You Doing Here? book release party, St. Vitus Bar
Official NYC Book launch and party, featuring musical guests Tamar-kali and MilitiA Vox. DJs and Drinks galore!
If you live far away from these places—pick up a signed copy directly from Bazillion Points HERE.