Jewelle Gomez Reading

JEWELLE GOMEZ: THE GILDA STORIES 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION with special guest VERONICA REYES Friday, April 22 @ 8:00 pm… read more

LGBT History Month in the UK: Reflecting on Sexuality as Portrayed in Young Adult Literature

B.J. Epstein, lecturer at the University of East Anglia, UK, asks us to consider representations of LGBT characters in literature and prompts a discussion on how to avoid inaccurate, sometimes damaging portrayals. While the progress LGBT communities have made in these past years can invoke marvel, Epstein feels some “leaps” are not as successful as others:  “The… read more

Lambda Literary’s Very Own Summer Writer's Retreat Fellow, Sarah Fonseca, Interviews Jewelle Gomez

Check out an interview by Lambda Literary’s very own Summer Writer’s Retreat fellow, Sarah Fonseca. Fonseca interviewed Jewelle Gomez (a faculty instructor at this year’s retreat) in a beautifully written piece detailing Gomez’s future plans with her new play, Waiting for Giovanni. Gomez also tells of  her plans to write another Gilda novel, GildSera: The… read more

2012 Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBT Voices

The Lambda Literary Foundation is proud to announce details for the 2012 Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBT Voices, the only queer writers residency in the world. The Retreat will be held July 28 – August 4, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Apply today!… read more

Best Books 2011: Authors' Choice

Lambda Literary queried a cadre of authors (Edmund White, Susan Stinson, Jewelle Gomez, Dennis Cooper, Kelli Dunham, and many more) to answer the question: what was your favorite LGBTQ book of 2011?… read more