'Let Me See It' by James Magruder

James Magruder’s Let Me See It  (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press) is a collection often interlocking stories that follow the lives of Elliott Biddler and Tom Amelio, first cousins who grow up separately in places like Kansas City and Chicago and find each other as they come of age as gay men in the 1980s. Much… read more

5 Lambda Finalists Take the Windy City

On May 4, Chicago’s Gerber-Hart Library was filled with rapt listeners who heard readings from five excellent books that illustrate the quality and diversity of LGBT literature. Award-winning journalist Tracey Richardson began the program reading from her lesbian-romance finalist No Rules of Engagement (Bella Books) about Canadians in the Afghanistan war zone. We then heard… read more