'Best Gay Stories 2011' edited by Peter Dubé

Collections such as this also invariably bring up the question, “What is a ‘gay story,’ anyway?” Is it simply a story that a gay person has written? Something that features gay characters prominently? How much focus needs to be on the uniqueness of gay life, or can the protagonist be someone who “just happens to be gay?” Does the author have to be gay—or male—to do it justice?… read more

'Krakow Melt' by Daniel Allen Cox

Lambda Literary Award Finalist Krakow Melt (Arsenal Pulp Press), by Daniel Allen Cox, follows the life of Radek, a Polish artist whose struggle against homophobia throughout the novel descends like a vector into destruction and pyromania. The book opens in Nowa Huta, a suburb outside Krakow, Poland. It’s 2005, a year after the country has… read more

The Bisexual Best Friend: Gift Guide

Some of the most exciting books this year also feature bisexual themes. From the mythical Alcestis to homeless kids in San Francisco’s Castro, here are six titles to consider…. read more

Atlanta Queer Literary Festival [Slideshow]

The 2010 Atlanta Queer Literary Festival took place earlier this month. Author and AQLF board member, Collin Kelley, shared this slideshow with LambdaLiterary.org. The premiere LGBT literary Festival in Atlanta, the 4th annual AQLF brought together a diverse assortment of poets, novelists and authors for a week-long celebration of readings by some of our favorites,… read more

21st Annual Lambda Literary Awards

LGBT Anthologies | LGBT Childrens/Young Adult | LGBT Drama | LGBT Nonfiction LGBT Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror | LGBT Studies | Bisexual | Transgender | Lesbian Debut Fiction | Gay Debut Fiction | Lesbian Erotica | Gay Erotica | Lesbian Fiction | Gay Fiction | Lesbian Memoir/Biography | Men’s Memoir/Biography | Lesbian Mystery | Gay Mystery | Lesbian… read more