'Leaving Paris' by Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has created a trio of interlocking novels that can be read in any order. Read Leaving Paris first and you’ll know the “end” of the story. Read them backwards and the characters become richer and the intricate plot lines reveal their origins… read more

West Hollywood Lambda Lit Book Club Welcomes New Facilitator, Steven Reigns

The Lambda Lit Book Club, the queerest book club in LA, has a new facilitator. Steven Reigns, West Hollywood’s first City Poet and author of Inheritance and 3-Pack Jack, will take Lambda’s Executive Director, Tony Valenzuela’s position of leading discussions of an eclectic mix of LGBTQ literature including classics, unheralded gems, and buzz-worthy new releases.  … read more

Atlanta Queer Literary Festival [Slideshow]

The 2010 Atlanta Queer Literary Festival took place earlier this month. Author and AQLF board member, Collin Kelley, shared this slideshow with LambdaLiterary.org. The premiere LGBT literary Festival in Atlanta, the 4th annual AQLF brought together a diverse assortment of poets, novelists and authors for a week-long celebration of readings by some of our favorites,… read more

Steven Reigns: Everything on the Table

Steven Reigns’ new book Inheritance is unflinching in its courage to remember, name and call out abuse of one vulnerable gay kid who becomes more and more familiar as each page is turned. The work crackles with the unjust power dynamics and complicated spaces of sexuality. Though unsparing in its account of a journey through… read more

Book Buzz: June 2010

And the award season continues… The 22nd Lambda Literary Awards have been announced, chosen from 113 finalists in 23 LGBT categories. The Betty Berzon Debut Fiction Award, carrying two $1,000 cash prizes, went to Rakesh Satyal (Blue Boy) and Rhiannon Argo (The Creamsickle). Larry Kramer and Kate Clinton received the featured 2010 Pioneer Awards. To… read more

Rub One Out!

Deadline: Open. Steven Reigns has created The Gay Rub, a project devoted to collecting rubbings* from GLBTQ historical markers, signs, tombstones, cenotaphs, plaques, and monuments. Please consider being a part of this collaborative project by contributing a rubbing. Submissions should be on white background (paper is great, Pellon or “tear away” fabric is even better)… read more

Book Buzz: March 2010

Book Buzz is a monthly column of news and noteworthy tidbits from the LGBT writing and publishing community…. read more