'The Fool' by Grace Dunham

Artist and activist Grace Dunham blends poetry, sermon, and ditty in their new online chapbook, The Foolread more

'Three' by Annemarie Monahan

One morning, a 17-year-old girl opens her high school English textbook to “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” and reads her favorite lines aloud: Shall I part my hair behind? Do I dare to eat a peach? I shall wear white flannel trousers, and walk upon the beach. I have heard the mermaids singing,… read more

Susie Bright: Mapping the Erotic and the Revolutionary

“I look in the paper and see how feminism is discussed in either this really elitist dilettante sectarian way, or now the Christian fanatics are into it. I can’t help but think about the time when radical feminists started making allegiances with Evangelicals and the damage done because of that…” Susie Bright, writer, teacher, performer,… read more

Lesbian and Bisexual Literary Showcase

Bluestockings Books hosts a reading across genres featuring Lambda Literary Award winners and featured writers: Ellis Avery is the author of two novels and a memoir.  Her first novel, The Teahouse Fire, set in the tea ceremony world of 19th century Japan, has been translated into five languages and won the Lambda Award for lesbian… read more

Introducing The Class of 2010: Emerging LGBT Voices

In less than two weeks, 33 of our most talented emerging writers representing every region in the U.S. (15 states!) and Canada (British Columbia!) will come to Los Angeles for a pivotal experience in their careers — the Writers’ Retreat for Emerging LGBT Voices — to be held August 8-15 at the American Jewish University… read more