Read a Fan Letter Exchange Between Ellis Avery and Nina Revoyr

Nina Revoyr, author of the Lambda Literary Award-winning Southland (Akashic Books, 2003) and LA Times Book Prize finalist The Age of Dreaming (Akashic, 2008), as well as The Necessary Hunger (Simon & Schuster, 1997), responds to an open fan letter from Lambda Award winning-author Ellis Avery about Revoyr’s fourth novel, Wingshooters which came out last… read more

A Conversation with Ellis Avery

I first met Ellis Avery following the paperback publication of her award-winning novel, The Teahouse Fire (Riverhead Books, 2006). Her new novel, The Last Nude, had been recommended to me by Avery’s brilliant editor at Riverhead, Megan Lynch, a friend and former colleague of mine at Penguin Books. Avery’s erudite and warm personality, as well… read more

'The Last Nude' By Ellis Avery

While the book begins as a passionate tale from the lush landscape of Paris in the 1920s, livened by entrancing sex scenes and seductive exchanges, the story takes a turn toward the fast-paced—morphing into a plot-driven whodunit…… read more