Malaga Baldi: Ask the Agent

“…if I am reading a novel and I start comparing it to something else that is popular or I have read…then I know something vital has been washed away.”

High-profile queer literary agent Malaga Baldi took some time to talk with the Lambda Literary Review about her life in publishing, the ins and outs of being a literary agent, and the books that inspire her…. read more

Lambda Literary Goes to the Movies: Authors' Favorite Films

This week the Lambda Literary Review honors the impact movies and filmmakers have had on our lives.

To start off Lambda Literary Goes to the Movies week, here’s what some of our favorite LGBTQ authors (Staceyann Chin, Alan Hollinghurst, Ayana Mathis, and more) had to say about their favorite films…. read more

Book Buzz: Feb 2010

The American Library Association has announced its 2010 Stonewall Book Awards, given annually to English-language LGBT books of exceptional merit: fiction, Stray Dog Winter (MacAdam/Cage) by David Francis; non-fiction,Unfriendly Fire: How the Gay Ban Undermines the Military and Weakens America (St. Martin’s Press) by Nathanial Frank; and children’s and young adult literature, The Vast Fields of Ordinary (Penguin Group)… read more

Book Buzz: Jan 2010

News and noteworthy tidbits from the LGBT writing and publishing community…. read more

Book Buzz July 2009

Hannah Free, starring Sharon Gless and based on Claudia Allen’s acclaimed stage play about the unabashed love of two women over several decades, will premiere at Outfest Los Angeles on July 10. As the film schedules future festival dates, Bella Books has acquired the print and digital rights to the novelization of the play, which… read more

Book Buzz June 2009

Congratulations to the many LGBT writers and editors being honored by various organizations in recent weeks. Too many names to print here, but links to some of the lists of winners follow: the Lambda Literary Awards, Triangle Awards, Lesbian Fiction Readers Choice Awards, Saints & Sinners Literary Festival, Popular Culture Association, Independent Publisher Book Awards;… read more

Book Buzz May 2009

By now, the dust has settled on last month’s Amazon.com brouhaha, in which the online bookseller stripped thousands of LGBT titles of their sales rankings (a key promo perk linked to web searches and bestseller lists), supposedly because of their “adult” content.  Everything from queer classics to squeaky clean children’s books were expunged, triggering a… read more

Book Buzz April 2009

It’s awards season, so let’s get started: To see the complete list of 105 finalists for this year’s Lambda Literary Awards, representing 72 publishers in 22 LGBT categories, go to Lammy Finalists. For details on the May 28 awards ceremony in NYC, visit Lammy Awards Ceremony… read more