[margins.] : the conference + literary festival
a space where the dream of an inclusive literary future is made into a micro-reality

Learn more about the conference here.

Submit a presentation proposal here.
Learn about and nominate for our [margins.] awards!


The BIPOC Bookseller Awards celebrate and uplift the Black and Brown independent booksellers whose dedication to indie bookstores, and their Black, Indigenous and POC colleagues and communities, have touched and influenced countless lives. 

Learn more here.


Find recommended reads from our team and book world friends!



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Edgar Gomez, HIGH-RISK HOMOSEXUAL w/ Natalie Lima, Natassja Schiel, and Minda Honey

January 19, 2022, 4pm MST

Wednesday, January 19th 6:00pm EST

Edgar Gomez, HIGH-RISK HOMOSEXUALjoined by Natalie Lima, Natassja Schiel, and Minda Honey

Hosts: Duende District Bookstore with The Word | A Storytelling Sanctuary via YouTube Live

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Writing in Color Mixer

Third Fridays, 5:30p-7:30p

We join our friends Lighthouse Writers on the third Friday of each month for a happy hour and mixer for writers of color. Come by to meet fellow writers, and stay for a rotating run of panel talks, workshopping sessions, and open mics.