Articles by: Antonio Gonzalez Cerna

'Freakboy' by Kristen Elizabeth Clark

High school athlete Brendan wrestles with pronouns, his girlfriend Vanessa grapples to keep him from shutting her out, while Angel—a trans social worker and mentor—tackles her own demons in Kristen Elizabeth Clark’s beautifully crafted, often confessional, verse novel Freakboy…. read more

Literary Pride Calendar - NYC Edition

Celebrate Pride in New York City with these literary events all week. Bob Smith’s Book Launch with Susan Blackwell, Lea DeLaria & Eddie Sarfaty Monday, June 20 · 7:00pm – 8:00pm @ Barnes & Noble | 2289 Broadway at 82 Street | New York, NY Celebrate the publication of Bob Smith’s novel Remembrance of Things I Forgot with readings by… read more

New in June: Cherrie Moraga, Bob Smith, and Dennis Cooper

Celebrate Pride with a sexy summer read including new fiction from Bob Smith, Todd Gregory, Dennis Cooper, and Joan Opyr. Quarantine, one of our “highly-anticipated” books of the year by Rahul Mehta –included in the Lambda Literary Awards gift bags — debuts this month. Richard Dellamora’s biography of Radclyffe Hall promises an unputdownable read of one… read more

BEA Buzz: 6 Highly Anticipated Books

Whew! Book Expo America — the book industry’s biggest book event — took over New York City last month, and we’re still recovering from the barrage of parties, signings, readings and more parties — did we mention the parties? But seriously, we’ve overwhelmed by all the amazing books coming out this fall from publishers large… read more

Editorial Notes June 2011

It’s hard to believe that an entire year has passed since I joined the editorial team to build a web magazine from the ground up. We’re in an exciting place. And you can expect some exciting changes — for the better — in the coming months. With this new change comes a new editor, a… read more

Diversity in YA Tour @ The Center

Five of the hottest LGBT-literary YA stars gathered at The Center in New York a few weeks ago as part of the “Diversity in YA” Tour spearheaded by young adult authors, Malinda Lo and Cindy Pon. The “Diversity in YA” tour brings together 25 YA and middle-grade authors who have written books featuring characters who… read more

Red Carpet Photos: 23rd Annual Lambda Literary Awards

This year Lambda Literary Foundation rolled out the red-carpet and we invited our finalists and award recipients to be photographed Oscar-style. Here’s a sample of some of our communities brightest stars including Edward Albee (pictured above), Justin Torres, Eileen Myles, Emma Donoghue, and many more. Photos: Jacques Cornell/Lambda Literary Foundation… read more

Lambda Literary Awards Tonight in NYC

23rd Annual Lambda Literary Awards TONIGHT: May 26, 2011 Tickets Available @ Will Call Honoring Edward Albee             Val McDermid Honorary Host Committee Ann Bannon • Don Bachardy • Bill Clegg • Kate Clinton • Stacey D’Erasmo • Mart Crowley • Michael Cunningham • Jim McGreevey • David Mixner • Ann Patchett  Stefanie Powers • Andrew Tobias • Andy Towle • Edmund… read more

Chicago Finalists Reading

CHICAGO • MAY 3, 2011 Gerber/Hart Library 1127 West Granville Avenue, Chicago, IL 60660. For more information, call at 773-381-8030 or visit gerberhart.org 7:00 pm Reading & Reception Readers: James Klise, Julie Marie Wade, Scott Herring, and Michelle Renae… read more



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