Book Buzz #32: August 2011

Author/playwright/activist Larry Kramer (The Normal Heart) filed an opinion piece in The Advocate, setting the record straight (so to speak) about his views on gay marriage, which he claims were misrepresented by The New York Times…. read more

The Year in Queer Poetry

2010 was a great year for LGBT poetry, bringing us some exciting new voices, books, and trends. As the year comes to an end, here are some of the highlights: This fall seminal poet Mary Oliver, whom The Weekly Standard has described as “among the finest poets the English language has ever produced,” published Swan:… read more

New 'Bloom' is out

After a 3 year hiatus, the new issue of Bloom is out and it’s gorgeous. Charles Flowers has once again curated a lovely group of writers including several Lambda Award winners, finalists, and friends: Kristin Naca, Randall Mann, Mark Doty, Rachel M. Simon and Dan Bellm among others. Order your copy here. Photo via John Masterson…. read more

Yawp: Rocky Mountain High (AWP Recap)

Denver may not be exactly in the Rocky Mountains—its most mountainous feature is the white-capped roof of airport, situated on the flat plains east of the city, a lemon meringue pie for the gods.  But Denver is definitely a mile high, which meant that the breathlessness experienced by the poets and prose writers attending last… read more