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BGSQD presents: Scott Alexander Hess’ “A Season in Delhi” in conversation with author Dana Burnell (in person & live-streaming)

January 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Scott Alexander Hess will be reading from his new fiction A Season in Delhi, followed by a conversation with author Dana Burnell (The Tame Man). The novella was called “a queer poetic experience that is reminiscent of E.M. Forster’s A Passage to India, but much more erotic! “- Andrew Rimby.

Copies of A Season in Delhi (Rebel Satori Press, 2023, paperback, $14) will be available for purchase at the event. To reserve a copy please write to us at contact@bgsqd.com with “please reserve A Season in Delhi” in the subject line.

Thank you for supporting the Bureau by purchasing books from us!


This event will take place in person at the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division, on the second floor (room 210 at The Center).

Registration is not required. Seating is first come, first served.

Suggested donation $10 to benefit the Bureau’s work.

All are welcome to attend, with or without donation.

We will pass a bag for donations at the start of the event, but we can also take credit card donations at the register or on Venmo @bgsqd


Also live-streaming on the Bureau’s YouTube channel:



Scott Alexander Hess is the author of seven novels, including Skyscraper, a Lambda Literary Award Finalist, and The Butcher’s Sons, which was named a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2015. His recent fiction The Root of Everything & Lightning is a #1 Amazon Bestseller and A Season in Delhi was released in 2023.


Dana Burnell has written for the London Times Sunday MagazineThe Guardian Weekend MagazineTime Out New YorkShow Business Weekly and others. A former contributing associate for Harvard Review, co-founder of Firewater Films in NYC and arts editor for Inside New York, Dana was awarded a Mellon Foundation Grant for Fiction from Columbia University. Dana lives in New York City, and The Tame Man is her first novel. Her next novel, Remember the Night, about a woman obsessed with film noir star Barbara Stanwyck who finds herself living a noir, will be published in 2025.


Registration Required:
Youth Only:
Arts and Culture
January 28
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


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