'Don't Call Us Dead' by Danez Smith

In Don’t Call Us Dead, Smith’s attention moves from the violence perpetrated on black boys to queerness and HIV and back to race, using startling forms and imaginative leaps…. read more

The Queerness of Robots

“If we can think of queerness as the embracing of, and celebration of non-normativity, science fiction can also offer new queer ways of thinking”… read more

'Seed' by David Eye

Eye’s poems give us the surprising and varied complexity of human relationships: from a video booth encounter and some quick sex with a married man, to an impromptu make-out session with a straight blonde girl in a bar, to an unassuming woman on a bus carrying a copy of Leathermen’s Guide to the Universe…. read more

'Nepantla' Launch Readings

Nepantla: A Journal Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color (being curated by Christopher Soto in collaboration with the Lambda Literary Foundation) will be hosting Journal Launch Readings in NYC, Chicago, and San Francisco this September. Below is information regarding event details (click here for a list of  readings taking place in August as part of our Nepantla summer reading series)…. read more