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Kaylie Jones

Bluestockings Bookstore and Café--Injecting Some Fun into "The Revolution"

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 08.05.2016 | Home
Melody Breyer-Grell

The first time I set foot in "Bluestockings," I felt a rush of late 70's nostalgia. I instantly recalled the first gay bookstore I visited when I lived in Philadelphia, a clean, airy space, named "Giovanni's Room" after one of the titles of the iconic African-American gay writer, James Baldwin.

Killing Queers in Indiana

J. Patrick Redmond | Posted 04.27.2016 | Queer Voices
J. Patrick Redmond

In 1986 Robbie Palmer was murdered in rural Indiana, his body dumped in a farm field drainage ditch, left there to rot, a carcass for the turtles and wildlife to eat. His murder took place long before anyone knew the name Matthew Shepard.

Nina Solomon's Love Book

Loren Kleinman | Posted 05.11.2015 | Home
Loren Kleinman

There's no denying that we all love love, but love doesn't unfold in three perfect acts like in the movies. Yes, it's magical and wonderful to find someone who "gets" you, to have someone to share your joys and disappointments with, but it's also complicated, messy, frustrating and above all challenging.

Kaylie Jones Discusses the Art of Memoir

Loren Kleinman | Posted 04.12.2014 | Home
Loren Kleinman

"I think you need to be angry enough, and justified enough in your position, to not care what anyone thinks about your story."

Kaylie Jones: My Father, James Jones, and Censorship

Red Room | Posted 06.10.2011 | Home
Red Room

Proust said in Remembrance of Things Past that true artistic genius is generally about sixty years ahead of its time and almost never recognized. Well, it's been exactly sixty years since the publication of From Here to Eternity.

Lies My Mother Never Told Me: Interview with Kaylie Jones

Laura Cococcia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Laura Cococcia

Kaylie Jones' most recent novel, Lies My Mother Never Told Me, is a memoir that candidly and gracefully discusses her story to find her own voice.