'Above Temptation' by Karin Kallmaker

For many lesbian readers, it seems as if Karin Kallmaker has been writing books as long as we have been reading them. There always seems to be a new Kallmaker on the shelf at the local bookstore. Above Temptation is her latest—she’s written close to 30 books—and it is a compelling, well-crafted page-turner with a… read more

Book Buzz: August 2010

Three out gay writers are among the 13 “long list” nominees for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for Fiction: Brit Emma Donoghue for Room, South African Damon Galgut for In a Strange Room, and Aussie Christos Tsiolkas for The Slap.  Emma was a joint winner of the 2008 Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction for… read more

Bella Books: Call for Novel-Length Lesbian Fiction Submissions

Deadline: Ongoing Call for Novel-Length Lesbian Fiction Submissions Claiming our Past, Present and Future through Lesbian Literature At Bella Books, we believe stories about lesbians are an essential of life — and so do our readers. If you are an author with a great story about gay women to tell, we want to hear from… read more

Book Buzz: Summer Must Reads

Book Buzz asked its regular contributors to share their “must read” book this summer and tell us why it’s at the top of their list. Here’s what we got…. read more

The Not So Vicious Circle: Saints & Sinners 2009 (Revisited)

“I think that God, in creating Man, somewhat overestimated his ability.” So said Oscar Wilde in one of his innumerably quotable lines that made him the standard bearer for writers everywhere.  I used to fantasize about growing up and going to a cocktail party where I’d meet Wilde and toss around bon mots.  Ah well…wrong… 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