‘Dear John, I Love Jane’ by Candace Walsh and Laura André

Lambda Literary Award Finalist Dear John, I Love Jane (Seal)—a ground-breaking collection of stories about women discovering their queer sexuality after years in marriages or partnerships with men—is not so much about sex or betrayal or even lesbianism, but about rediscovery of the self. As Veronica Masen puts it in her story “Watershed:” “It’s been… read more

New in November: Ricky Martin & Portia de Rossi

This month two celebrity memoirs—Ricky Martin‘s Me and Portia de Rossi‘s Unbearable Lightness—will make likely bestsellers. Expect to see Martin and de Rossi on magazine covers all month. Lambda Literary Award Finalists Shawn Stewart Ruff, Armistead Maupin, David Levithan, Tracey Richardson,  and winner, Radclyffe all have new books out this month. One of our most anticipated books for… read more

Candace and Laura’s Excellent Adventure: Editing 'Dear John, I Love Jane'

How many same-sex couples get to edit an anthology together? Is it even a good idea? More mercurial duos might throw stacks of manuscript at each other, fight over the merit of essays, and go behind each others’ backs to lobby for same with the book editor (we’re not naming names, but we have it… read more

'Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation' ed by Kate Bornstein and S. Bear Bergman

Lambda Literary Award Finalist Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation (Seal) is a result of its editors’ sense that in the 15 years since the publication of Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us (Vintage ), a generation of transgendered, genderqueer, and gender nonconforming folks grew into their queer selves with the analytical… read more

New in September

September signals the start of the official fall book season, one of the busiest times of the year for publishers and authors alike. Some exciting fiction titles this month include Monique Truong‘s Bitter In the Mouth (Random House)—we interviewed Truong last month—and Yield (Kensington), the exciting debut from Lee Houck. In nonfiction, we’re excited about… read more

Book Buzz: September 2010

JM Redman has been honored with the New Orleans Gay Achievement Awards Lifetime Achievement Award for both her full-time work with an AIDS service organization and her writing (her Micky Knight PI series is set in the Big Easy). You can read about it  here.  JM’s most recent novel, Death of a Dying Man, won the Lambda… read more