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Gay and Lesbian Literature

On the "Lammys"

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 07.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Julie R. Enszer

On June 2, 2014, the Lambda Literary Awards celebrate their twenty-sixth anniversary. Deacon Macubbin, owner of Lambda Rising Bookstore and publisher of the Lambda Book Report, started the awards in 1989.

Camping It Up in Ancient Rome: A Queer Take on Catullus 16

Michael Broder | Posted 05.11.2013 | Gay Voices
Michael Broder

Gay readers have been told that we should despise this kind of poetry because it devalues us and has historically contributed to our stigmatization. And yet, much of this poetry can be great fun if we approach it as camp frivolity rather than earnest homophobic ridicule.

Notes of a Filthy Young Woman

Abby Higgs | Posted 04.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Abby Higgs

I'd always figured True Love and Convenient Compatibility to be not much different from the other. True Love is the long scenic, troublesome route between points A and B whereas Convenient Compatibility is the interstate bypass.

Literary Food Fight:

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

The question of influence is a tricky one in the literary realm, but surely, if there are undeniable progenitors of today's collective poetry output, these are the ones.

Gay And Lesbian Literature For Kids

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — An award for gay and lesbian literature will be included in the American Library Association's annual announcement of children's priz...

Poetry As a Bridge Across Cultures

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Marilyn Hacker, who splits her time between Paris and New York, is one of our greatest exponents of poetry written in traditional forms, using sonnets...

Gay And Lesbian Writing Recognized In Publishing Triangle Awards

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Yesterday the winners of the 22nd annual Publishing Triangle Awards were announced--awards to celebrate the association's mission "to increase awarene...