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The Baby-Sitters Club Author Is Queer And Now Our Childhoods Make Sense

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.08.2016 | Queer Voices

The Baby-Sitter’s Club is a series of teen novels that follows a group of young girls running a baby-sitting service in their fictional Connecticut ...

Jeffery Self Breaks Into The Young Adult Literary World With 'Drag Teen'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.27.2016 | Queer Voices

Jeffery Self is a modern day renaissance man -- actor, comedian, writer and, as he joked during our interview, "sometimes unemployed." But yesterday m...

This Author Just Released Your Soon-To-Be New Favorite Queer Young Adult Paranormal Novel

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Dark Rites is the latest installment in the five-part "Immortal Testimonies" book series by author Jeremy Jordan King. The Huffington Post previous...

Why 'Fun Home' Scribe Says NOT Identifying As A 'Queer Artist' Made Her More Ambitious

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Cartoonist and graphic memoirist Alison Bechdel says that she feels less inclined to define herself as a "queer artist" now than she has in the past. ...

Raphael Kadushin Gives Voice to LGBT Authors

Trebor Healey | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Trebor Healey

"We didn't have any LGBT list at all when I started as acquisitions editor [at the University of Wisconsin Press], but the real leap for us was incorporating more trade titles into our list.... And once I got the OK to do trade titles, I just saw so many strong LGBT titles going unpublished."

An Acclaimed Gay Author Surprises With Two New Novels

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kergan Edwards-Stout

While A Horse Named Sorrow is a meditative tale set in San Francisco, Faun focuses on an adolescent boy discovering that his body is quickly morphing, but not into the expected stage of puberty. Healey was able to take some time with me to discuss his work and inspirations.

Blogger Stephen Bottum On His Eagerly Awaited 'Best LGBT Books of 2012' List

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kergan Edwards-Stout

In 2009 Stephen Bottum began asking authors to share their favorite LGBT reads of the year, in all genres, leading to the creation of an annual author survey of the best LGBT books of the year. His list for 2012 has just been released, and he graciously took time to speak with me.

Refusing To Hide My Identity In Writing

A.J. Walkley | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
A.J. Walkley

I am extremely proud of my identity within the LGBTQ community, and publicizing Queer Greer is currently one of my favorite joys. I readily characterize myself as a "queer" writer, irrespective of the topics I am writing on at any given time.

Modern-Day Algonquin: A Round-Table Discussion With 5 Gay Authors

Kergan Edwards-Stout | Posted 06.02.2012 | Home
Kergan Edwards-Stout

Recently, a few of us connected to discuss our craft and the state of gay literature today. It was with great pleasure that I joined with Gregory G. Allen, David G. Hallman, Carey Parrish, and Arthur Wooten in our own gay take on the Algonquin round table.