‘Sodom Road Exit’ by Amber Dawn

Starla Martin, the sardonic narrator of Amber Dawn’s second novel, Sodom Road Exit, is a twenty-something college dropout with a penchant for pricey art, designer clothes, and one-night stands…. read more

Mykki Blanco Calls on Queer Academics for Inspiration

Hip-Hop grenade Michael Quattlebaum, under alter-ego Mykki Blanco, exploits sexual ambiguity in her music and troubles the gender roles, refusing the stereotype of rap music. She tells The Village Voice: In all my press releases, I make them use the word ‘her.’ Even if you’re looking at a picture of Mykki Blanco shirtless in baggy… read more

Amber Dawn & Mariko Tamaki Win Writers’ Trust LGBT Author Honors

Amber Dawn, Mariko Tamaki Win Writers’ Trust LGBT Author Honors: The Writers’ Trust of Canada has presented Amber Dawn, author of Lambda Award–winning novel Sub Rosa, with a $4,000 prize for her “body of work of exceptional quality.” Mariko Tamaki was also recognized with a $500 award for her work. Learn more about these two… read more