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Holly Hughes Publishes “Memories of the Revolution”

April 9, 2015

“Memories of the Revolution: The First Ten Years of the WOW Cafe,” co-edited by Holly Hughes, Jill Dolan and Carmelita Tropicana, will be published in Fall 2015 by the University of Michigan Press.

The book contains scripts, interviews and photographs from the East Village’s influential queer feminist performance space, the WOW Cafe. Contributors include the TONY award nominated playwright Lisa Kron, as well writing by filmmaker Madeleine Olnek, playwright Deb Margolin, Carmelita Tropicana, Holly Hughes and influential collectives like the Split Britches Company and the Five Lesbian Brothers.

WOW is the oldest, continuously operating queer feminist art space in the United Spaces. The book features introductory essays by each of the editors, and headnotes by Hughes.

Holly Hughes Publishes “Memories of the Revolution”