Reading Queer: Poetry in a Time of Chaos edited by Neil de la Flor and Maureen Seaton is a collection of the most subversive gritty moving and courageous writing to come out of the U.S. queer community in recent political times. "When we started to solicit material for the anthology in 2015 " says Seaton & de la Flor "we didn't expect to compile a survival manual. Overnight the work of these fifty poets became even more crucial. It became sacred." Reading Queer: Poetry in a Time of Chaos brings the LGBTQI community together in the spirit and solidarity of poetry at its finest and fiercest. "It is our gift to all conscious citizens. With love." (Seaton & de la Flor).
Maureen Seaton has authored seventeen poetry collections both solo and collaborative. Her awards include the Iowa Poetry Prize and the Lambda Literary Award for Furious Cooking the Audre Lorde Award for Venus Examines Her Breast an NEA and two Pushcarts. Her memoir Sex Talks to Girls also garnered a "Lammy." She teaches creative writing at the University of Miami Florida