LitBEARary events, July 16-17, Ptown

Does a bear read on the beach?
You bet your sweet woof he does!

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Everyone is invited to join the Bear Soup podcast for two free Lit-BEAR-ary events in Ptown!

•  A reading and reception with Lammy-winning bear author Jeff Mann
Friday, July 16th, 12:00 noon – 1:00pm
UU  Meeting House, 236 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657
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•  A reading and book signing for the new anthology
Saturday, July 17th, 11:00am – 12:00 noon
Toys of Eros, 200 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657
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Hosted by Northeast Ursamen, Bear Bones Books, Toys of Eros, and

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Author: Ron Suresha

Ron Jackson Suresha is an editor, anthologist, and writer. He is considered an authority on emergent queer masculinities, in particular the subcultures of gay and bi male Bears and of male bisexuality. For Ron's service to the bear community, he was named "Bear of the Year" 2008. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Suresha attended the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, 1976-8), where he studied creative writing, and Vista College (Berkeley, Cal., 1989-92), where he studied American Sign Language. For more than two decades, he has worked as a freelance proofreader for trade book publishers such as Shambhala Publications. He was married in October 2004 to Rocco Russo. He is also a licensed Justice of the Peace in Connecticut, an ordained minister, ULC, and a member of the New London Green Party. Nonfiction works include Bears on Bears: Interviews & Discussions; Bi Men: Coming Out (coeditor, with Pete Chvany); Bisexual Perspectives on the Life and Work of Alfred C. Kinsey (editor). His latest book is The Uncommon Sense of the Immortal Mullah Nasruddin: Stories, jests, and donkey tales of the beloved Persian folk hero, published by Lethe Press.