'The Summer We Got Free' by Mia McKenzie

Society is often both attracted and repelled by the artist, just as artists are often attracted and repelled by their own vision and talent. McKenzie gives this concept blazing vivid life in The Summer We Got Free…. read more

The Banal and the Profane: Mia McKenzie

“I should be writing, but there are distractions. Not just the usual ones, such as Netflix and Facebook. Today’s distractions are bigger than that, and so much harder to push away. Relationship Drama.”

“The Banal and the Profane” is a monthly Lambda Literary column in which we lift the veil on both the writerly life and the publishing industry. In each installment, we ask a different LGBT writer, or LGBT person of interest in the book industry, to guide us through a week in their lives.

This month’s “Banal and Profane” column comes to us from writer Mia McKenzie…. read more

Music, Movement, and Good Advice: Queer Conversations Across the Web

A lot of movement in the queer writing world lately. Lawyer, activist, and Lambda Finalist Dean Spade is on a European book tour! If you’re not in Berlin, you can read a conversation in which Spade, Eric A. Stanley of Captive Genders, and the authors of Queer Injustice discuss queering the prison abolition movement, or you… read more