'The Wonder' by Emma Donoghue

In her latest novel, Donoghue’s child characters once again shine in their imaginings when faced with creating solace in unimaginable circumstances… read more

Emma Donoghue: Making Beautiful Music

“We’re not always in the best place to judge our own work. There’s a lot to be said for just making the book as good as you can, sending it out into the world and not worrying about it.”… read more

Lambda Literary Goes to the Movies: Authors' Favorite Films

This week the Lambda Literary Review honors the impact movies and filmmakers have had on our lives.

To start off Lambda Literary Goes to the Movies week, here’s what some of our favorite LGBTQ authors (Staceyann Chin, Alan Hollinghurst, Ayana Mathis, and more) had to say about their favorite films…. read more

Emma Donoghue: Going Astray

” I like the oddness of historical events; they’re messier and therefore more startling than whatever I would invent.”

Celebrated author Emma Donoghue spoke with the Lambda Literary Review about her new collection, Astray, her personal writing process, and how her own travel experiences have affected her most recent work…. read more

‘Astray’ by Emma Donoghue

A young woman in Victorian London, forced into prostitution to support her family, grasps at a new life. A childlike German mercenary, fighting for the British during the American Revolution, is pressured into using rape as a weapon. Two prospectors in the Yukon Gold Rush bed down together to survive a bitter winter. These are just some of the wanderers who populate Emma Donoghue’s fascinating new collection of stories…. read more