Mary Renault and Patrick White shortlisted for the Lost Man Booker Prize

The shortlist for The Lost Man Booker Prize — a one-off prize to honor the books published in 1970 that were not eligible for consideration for the Booker Prize — was announced today and includes two LGBT authors: Mary Renault and Patrick White. The Lost Man Booker is the brainchild of Peter Straus, the honorary… read more

Sarah Waters' Victorian Love Affair

Sarah Waters started writing her first novel, Tipping the Velvet, as she was finishing a dissertation on lesbian and gay historical fiction from 1870 to the present at the University of London. Her burst onto the literary scene with three very lesbian-inclusive romps through the underbelly of Victorian England and has rescued lesbians from the… read more