Ariel Gore: Taking Care of Mother

“When it came to taking care of my crazy mom, I didn’t know exactly what I was getting into, but I knew who she was—so I had a pretty good idea of how intense it might get.”… read more

'The End of Eve' by Ariel Gore

In this memoir, the reader obtains access to a nontraditional narrative of caretaking: Gore takes on the task of seeing her mother through her dying days, while also confronting cycles of abuse and manipulation in their relationship…. read more


SUBMIT YOUR GAY FABLES, SUSPENSEFUL TALES & QUEER BEDTIME STORIES Yes, it’s a queer retelling of The Thousand and One Nights The Thousand and One Nights In those original Arabian Entertainments, the king is on a killing spree–marrying a new woman each night and killing her in the morning. Enter the learned Scheherazade. She volunteers to marry… read more

'Portland Queer: Tales of the Rose City' ed. by Ariel Gore

Lambda Award Winner The pretty-damn-great collection of stories called Portland Queer: Tales of the Rose City should come with a CD tucked inside. Not with music, though many of the stories thump and run with remarkable rhythm, but the CD should be filled with recordings of the authors reading their stories. Seriously. I’m not arguing… read more