'Milk and Honey: A Celebration of Jewish Lesbian Poetry' Edited by Julie R. Enszer

What does it mean to be a Jewish writer? To write about the Jewish Lesbian experience? How do we passionately engage with thinking about identity while considering the intersection of both lesbian and Jewish politics and the inherent aversion to labels?

This collection of poetry offers several insights into the hermeneutics of identity in literature and religion…. read more

'Risk' by Elana Dykewomon

Lambda Award Finalist If a “canon” existed for lesbian writers, the works of Elana Dykewomon would surely have a place there.  In every novel that she has written, Dykewomon has captured the spirit of lesbian collectives and women organizing around common causes.  In her latest novel Risk, Dykewomon has once again built a lesbian collective… read more

‘Risk’ by Elana Dykewomon

This story spans a dozen years in the life of Carol, a fat Jewish femme lesbian living in Berkeley. She gets involved with Z.D. and they eventually move in together. The devastating effects of war, manifested in Carol’s life by the death of her father in Vietnam when she is seven years old, are an… read more

Lammy Finalists Reading in SF [UPDATE]

Lambda Literary has partnered with libraries, bookstores, and festivals across the country to celebrate finalists for the Lambda Literary Awards. All readings are free and open to the public. April 13 – Hormel Center, San Francisco Public Library 5:00 pm – Reception 6:00 pm – Reading (in the Latino-Hispanic Room) Featuring: Elana Dykewomon, Patrick Letellier,… read more

Book Buzz: March 2010

Book Buzz is a monthly column of news and noteworthy tidbits from the LGBT writing and publishing community…. read more