‘The Evolution of Love’ by Lucy Jane Bledsoe

There’s been a devastating earthquake, and the Bay Area has been evacuated, but not everyone has left, and Lily, sweet, stable, dependable Lily, is hellbent on rescuing her sister, even if she has no idea if she’s still alive… read more

Reclaiming Queer Lives from History

Author Lucy Jane Bledsoe speaks on using fiction to explore a hidden queer history: “As I dug and wrote, dug and wrote, I wanted, most of all, to find evidence that Aunt Lucybelle had lived a happy life, albeit a short one.”… read more

'A Thin Bright Line' by Lucy Jane Bledsoe

The backdrops of the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, and the emerging science of climate research are combined into a novel honoring the queer communities of the 50s and 60s… read more

Young Adult: Under the Influence of Books

We at Lambda Literary asked a bunch of our favorite queer and allied authors, filmmakers and artists (Bruce LaBruce, Susan Miller, Simon Doonan, Lucy Jane Bledsoe, and many more) to answer the question: when you were younger, what was your favorite YA novel? And why?… read more

Jackie Kay: Living Inside a Story

“In a curious way, we are what we read, much more than we are what we eat.” Scottish author Jackie Kay won the Guardian Fiction Prize for her novel Trumpet(Picador), based on the life of American jazz musician Billy Tipton, born Dorothy Tipton, who lived as a man for most of his life. She is… read more