'Vanilla' by Billy Merrell

Written in verse, the novel showcases Merrell’s deft lyricism and an astute understanding of the social mores of contemporary gay youth. … read more

'Advice from the Lights' by Stephen Burt

On the one hand, Advice from the Lights is deft, bubbly, poised, polished, consistently witty, affecting an air of light verse. On the other, it is a document of barely constrained, messy emotion. … read more