'Keeping On Keeping On' by Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett’s fourth volume of mixed reminiscence, diary entries, and occasional pieces is one sly, beautifully turned, wonderfully descriptive sentence after another…. read more

'Wallaçonia' by David Pratt

“Keenly and precisely, Pratt depicts the voyage of a boy who wins his own sense of manhood. With ‘Wallaçonia,’ readers are treated to a wonderfully written, original coming-of-age tale.”… read more

'Looking After Joey' by David Pratt

The very concept of a porn star adjusting to the real world suggests a glossy, knockabout comedy, but after the whole operation is underway, Looking After Joey takes a sidestep away from the obvious jokes…. read more

Virgins No More: Writers on their First Book Signing

Signing your very first book is a landmark moment for all writers. It’s like your first crack at kissing or screwing or loving. Possibly, it’s a moment you recall in Technicolor. Or, maybe, it’s a sliver of time coated with murk and fuzz. … read more

Author Talk: Jenifer Levin and David Pratt

Good writers often make good conversationlists. That seemed to be the case when we brought the two award winning writers Jenifer Levin and David Pratt together for a free-ranging conversation. … read more

'My Movie' by David Pratt

David Pratt offers an assortment of both experimental and conventional narratives in his new fourteen-story collection, My Movie (Chelsea Station Editions). The experimental stories generate some noteworthy rewards, but it is the more traditional stories that are much more appealing and fulfilling in scope. Told from a character’s unique point of view, the conventional stories… read more

Outwrite LGBT Book Fair Recap by Logan K. Young

Writer and man-about-town, Logan K. Young files a report on what he loved at this year’s inaugural Outwrite LGBT Book Fair. Unlike the rain that threatened, thankfully, the crowd was steady all day long. The inaugural OutWrite LGBT Book Fair , held on Saturday, August 6, 2011, in Washington, DC was stronger than many book… read more

Literary Pride Calendar - NYC Edition

Celebrate Pride in New York City with these literary events all week. Bob Smith’s Book Launch with Susan Blackwell, Lea DeLaria & Eddie Sarfaty Monday, June 20 · 7:00pm – 8:00pm @ Barnes & Noble | 2289 Broadway at 82 Street | New York, NY Celebrate the publication of Bob Smith’s novel Remembrance of Things I Forgot with readings by… read more

'A Passionate Engagement' by Ken Harvey

Those watching the marriage equality debate from afar imagine that, in a given state, couples either can or can’t get married. But citizens of states that have addressed marriage equality know legal processes can be complex and protracted, creating many more states of being. As Ken Harvey of Waltham, MA. tells us in his tender,… read more