25th Annual Triangle Awards: Winners Announced

Last night the Publishing Triangle held its 25th Annual Triangle Awards ceremony at The New School in New York, honoring the best LGBT fiction, nonfiction, and poetry published in 2012. Among this year’s winners are: Lysley Tenorio for her debut novel Monstress, Richard Blanco for his poetry collection Looking for the Gulf Motel, and Alison… read more

Scholar Amalia Ziv on Being Queer and it's Importance as an Identity

In a recent interview with Haazretz, Tel Aviv based scholar and author Amalia Ziv talks about her life as a parent and her new book, subtitled Queer Theory, Pornography and the Politics of Sexuality, which explores why ‘queer’ is a more up to date term than ‘gay’ and ‘lesbian’—among other topics. Attending to this issue, Ziv explains… read more

James Franco Talks Gay Sex in 'Interior. Leather Bar.'

EW interviews James Franco about his recent art film Interior. Leather Bar. set to premiere at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. The 40 minute gay S&M film was directed by Travis Matthew and Franco himself, and is said to “blur the boundaries between observer and observed, truth and fiction, delight and pain.” From EW: EW… read more

Lost William S. Burroughs Documentary Resurfaces

Director Howard Brookner’s documentary film, Burroughs: The Movie, may be re-released and digitally remastered in the near future. Aaron Brookner, the director’s nephew, has begun a Kickstarter campaign along with two of his NYU classmates in hopes of preserving the only documentary ever made about author William Burroughs—the “all-around-subversive rabble-rouser, whose Thanksgiving Day prayer remains… read more

The Writers that Inspired Pussy Riot

Over the past few months, protesters have taken to the streets all over the globe—Hamburg, New York, Barcelona, Paris, Liverpool—all in support of Russian feminist punk-rock band, Pussy Riot’s right to freedom. Last Friday, Pussy Riot was sentenced to two years in prison by a Russian court. A participant in the Liverpool protest, said: Women… read more

Reginald M. Harris Wins the Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize

Do you know how to navigate your autogeography?  Reginald M. Harris does! In his forthcoming collection Autogeography, Harris explores “self” and “earth writing” in his personal life, through his culture of being an African American and his sexual identity as a gay man.  This manuscript, which was awarded the Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry… read more

Man Booker Prize 2011 Longlist

The Man Booker Prize 2011 Longlist has been announced! This year there are thirteen books nominated for the United Kingdom’s most prestigious literary prize…. read more