'Arcade' by Drew Nellins Smith

In Drew Nellins Smith’s debut novel, Arcade, Sam, an awkward, likable late 20-something, guides us through a XXX video store on the outskirts of a Texas town… read more

Caleb Crain: Unintentional Fictions

“[…] writing fiction is indeed different from writing criticism. The process feels a lot less intentional. This will sound horribly mystical, but with fiction I’m not always aware exactly which part of me is making the decisions, which can be a little unsettling.”… read more

Q&A With Self-published Susan Wittig Albert

“I’d suggest building a base in social media before you start planning on self-publishing a book. Then do your homework. There’s a lot to learn about book production and marketing, and there are plenty of self-published authors who have been there, done that, and are willing to share their experience.”… read more

Q&A With Self-published Writer Tom Schabarum

Last year was big one for self-publishing. E.L. James (who famously got her start self-publishing) won Publishers Weekly’s author of the year (here’s the entertaining response to the news from The Washington Post’s Ron Charles). Penguin adopted Author Solutions, Inc.—a big machar in the burgeoning, self-propelled industry. And Bowker reported that 235,000 print and e-books… read more

Q&A With Self-published Writer Vic Tanner Davy

Last year was big one for self-publishing. E.L. James (who famously got her start self-publishing) won Publishers Weekly’s author of the year (here’s the entertaining response to the news from The Washington Post’s Ron Charles). Penguin adopted Author Solutions, Inc.—a big marker in the burgeoning, self-propelled industry. And Bowker reported that 235,000 print and e-books… read more

Q&A With Self-published Writer John Waldron

To cast more light on commendable LGBT indie titles, Lambda Literary Review is introducing a monthly Q & A with self-published authors and professionals.

This month, Lambda Literary speaks with John Waldron, a gay dad from Phoenix, about his memoir, A Father’s Angel…. read more