The 25th Annual Triangle Awards Finalists Announced

The 25th annual Triangle Awards, celebrating the best gay and lesbian fiction, nonfiction, and poetry of 2012, will take place at the Tishman Auditorium of the New School (66 West 12 Street, NY, NY) on April 25th at 7 p.m. The awards will be free and open to the public, including a reception to follow…. read more

Lost William S. Burroughs Documentary Resurfaces

Director Howard Brookner’s documentary film, Burroughs: The Movie, may be re-released and digitally remastered in the near future. Aaron Brookner, the director’s nephew, has begun a Kickstarter campaign along with two of his NYU classmates in hopes of preserving the only documentary ever made about author William Burroughs—the “all-around-subversive rabble-rouser, whose Thanksgiving Day prayer remains… read more

Famous Authors’ Very First Author Photos

“Hey soon to be famous author, say cheese!” The folks at Flavorwire have compiled a fascinating collection of iconic first author photos. Flavorwire included several queer photo gems: a mindful Alice Walker on the back-cover of The Third Life of Grange Copeland and a very sensuous Truman Capote on the jacket of Other Voices, Other Room…. read more

See the Most Beautiful Libraries in the World

Time to whip out those library cards! This week Flavorwire has a post on the “25 Most Beautiful Libraries in the World .”  To us, this is even better than those fantastic bookstores.  Go for the quiet reading rooms; stay for the astounding architecture. Check out all the photos here.                      … read more

Literary Mixtape: 'Dancer from the Dance'--Malone's Imaginary Disco Set

The folks at Flavorwire have an ingenious recurring column in which they create musical mixtapes for assorted literary characters. Each inspired post is dedicated to one literary character and provides a playlist of music they might have listened to. An exercise like this is catnip for a queer book geek. The column got me thinking, “What music would fill the lives of… read more