'Broken Like This' by Monica Trasandes

Flip over the book you’ve been reading and take a look at the descriptive phrases that adorn the back cover. I’m such a strange brew of optimism and skepticism, especially as a reader, so words like “potent,” “wise,” or “beautifully rendered” don’t faze me much. As a writer, however, I am ever the optimist, believing… read more

'Tea Leaves: A Memoir' by Janet Mason

Tea Leaves (Bella Books), by Janet Mason, is a memoir that offers the reader an intimate record of  three generations of women in a working class Pennsylvania town. Moving back and forth across generations, Mason traces the paths of a grandmother, a mother and a daughter in a moving and poignant account of the lives of… read more

2011 Emerging Writers Retreat Fellows

2011 Emerging Writers Retreat Fellows On behalf of the Staff and Board of Trustees of The Lambda Literary Foundation, we introduce to you the 2011 Class of the Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBT Voices. This summer from August 6-13, the forty-two talented emerging writers listed below, representing every region of the United States and traveling… read more