3 Dollar Bill: Queer AWP Reading [Recap]

A Photo Gallery One of the biggest highlights of AWP 2011 took place on Thursday night at the HRC Equality Forum. Organized by 2010 Lambda Fellow, Ilse Bendorf, the “3 Dollar Bill: Queer AWP Reading” included rapid-fire readings by some of our favorite poets, novelists and memoirists. Journalist Selena Simmons-Duffin shared this photo diary…. read more

New 'Bloom' is out

After a 3 year hiatus, the new issue of Bloom is out and it’s gorgeous. Charles Flowers has once again curated a lovely group of writers including several Lambda Award winners, finalists, and friends: Kristin Naca, Randall Mann, Mark Doty, Rachel M. Simon and Dan Bellm among others. Order your copy here. Photo via John Masterson…. read more

'Bird Eating Bird' by Kristin Naca

Lambda Award Finalist At the intersection of deconstructionism and post-colonialism, it is understood that language is a homeland. We all live in language, and for border-dwellers, the internal and external clash of cultures and languages becomes a very real, three-dimensional geography. In her 2008 National Poetry Series Open Competition wining collection Bird Eating Bird, Kristin… read more