In the News

Queer patron saint Grace Jones is working on a memoir that is scheduled for publication next fall. [NY Times]

Morrissey’s waylaid biography might actually see the light of day. [AV Club]

The new book cover of William Faulkner’s 1930 classic As I Lay Dyingfeaturing aspring homosexual James Franco, caused quite a bit of controversy, but maybe all book covers could benefit from a little Franco love. Here are six book covers reimagined as James Franco showpieces. [Buzzfeed via Bookriot].

The National Book Foundation announced the 2013 longlist for their fiction, poetry, young adult, and nonfiction National Book Awards. This year’s LGBT nominees include young adult author David Levithan and poet Frank Bidart. See the complete list of nominees here. [The National Book Foundation]

Singer Janis Ian has been tapped to record the audiobook version of lesbian author Catherine M. Wilson’s beloved novel When Women Were Warriors, Book 1 The Warrior’s Path. [Edge]

A new film trailer has been released for the Palme d’Or winning Blue is the Warmest Color. The adolescent lesbian love story, based on the graphic novel by Julie Maroh, is set for an October 25th release. Watch the trailer here. [Vulture]

Photo: Grace Jones
Photo Credit: Jean-Paul Goude

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