Gay Erotica

'Fearful Hunter' by Jon Macy

“[….] this is a young adult romance, only it’s about a Druid and werewolf that fall in love, and includes gods, magic, shape-shifters, rednecks, and punks. There’s sex, but it leans towards erotic and romantic rather than explicit or hard-core.”… read more

Where are Joe Buck and Ratso Rizzo?

I still recall prowling the stacks of the Epiphany branch of the New York Public Library on East 23rd Street, as I usually did, and seeing a book cover which for some curious reason attracted my attention. It was the corny drawing of a lanky cowboy wearing a cowboy hat and holding a transistor radio… read more

Jon Macy: Queer Visual Splendor

“What people don’t get is that adult themes are not just restricted to prose; they are perfectly suited to comics as well.”

Graphic novelist Jon Macy took some time to talk with Lambda Literary about the power of queer comics, creating erotic material, and his Lambda Award winning graphic novel Teleny and Camille…. read more

'All Together' by Dirk Vanden

I wrote ‘The Problem with Gay Porno’ because if I’m going to be aroused by erotica, I need the good story to know what’s going on in a man’s head not just his orifices. As erotica editor of this webpage I celebrated authors who kept my attention by showing me men who revel in the… read more

Dirk Vanden: Pioneer Of Gay Literature

“There are those who believe that Gay Liberation started at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village on June 28, 1969. That is like believing that a flower can blossom without having been planted…” Before a series of landmark decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court concerning obscenity, beginning in 1957 and accelerating and changing direction throughout… read more

Literotic: 'Teleny and Camille' by Jon Macy

In the introduction to Teleny and Camille (Northwest Press)— the 2011 Lambda Literary Award Winner for Best Gay Erotica—the author states his desire is to make something from “the lush language and the erotic scenes” of an erotic novel written by Oscar Wilde and his circle of friends in Victorian England…. read more

Modern Faerie Tales

2011 Lambda Literary Award Finalist When I picked up the short story collection A Twist of Grimm: Erotic Fairy Tales for Gay Men (Lethe Press), by William Holden, and read, “Once upon a time…” I thought what followed would be some tired porno story for men who fantasize about blond Disney characters. What followed was… read more

Greg Herren: The Art of Doing It All

I always wonder how long I can keep up the pace I’m on—but the irony is the pace never slows; it actually picks up. Sometimes just thinking about it makes me tired, so I tend to not think about my pace. I just make a to-do list and plow through… Greg Herren is busier than… read more

Rookies: Gay Men Describe Their First Same-Sex Experience

Editor: Will Bronson Publisher: Push Press Deadline for Submissions: March 20, 2011 How was your first time? Thrilling, euphoric, beyond your wildest dreams — or did you fumble your way through and make the best of it? Was it with your first love, a long-time crush, a best friend, a hot stranger, a few hot… read more



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