Think You Got the Moves like Jagger?

Probably not now! A new bio, Mick: The Wild Life and Mad Genius of Jagger, claims that the  legendary Rolling Stones frontman, Mick Jagger, wasn’t only a ladies’ man but a man’s man too. Check out this article on…. read more

phati'tude: The Lavender Issue, ed. by Timothy Liu

Today we’re excited to bring you The Lavender Issue of phati’tude, guest edited by Timothy Liu. This incredible collection features work by almost thirty LGBT contributors, including twenty-two poets (Eileen Myles and our own David Groff among them). Originally slated for release in summer 2010, we’re now excited to offer a complete PDF of the magazine on our site and share this issue with even more queer readers… read more

Poems for Your Queerly Beloved

Need some help wooing your honey this Valentine’s Day? Here are fourteen of our favorite queer love poems, rounded up from and across the web. Who better to start us off than Sappho? In this fragment, translated by Richard Lattimore, she describes just how much havoc a crush can wreak: “Let me only glance… read more

The Year in Queer Poetry

2010 was a great year for LGBT poetry, bringing us some exciting new voices, books, and trends. As the year comes to an end, here are some of the highlights: This fall seminal poet Mary Oliver, whom The Weekly Standard has described as “among the finest poets the English language has ever produced,” published Swan:… read more

phati'tude Literary Magazine call for submissions

phati’tude Literary Magazine is pleased to announce that award-winning poet Timothy Liu will bring his expertise as guest editor to “The Lavender Issue: LGBT Literature Today,” and that, the online art forum for emerging artists, will be partnering via a special LGBT art competition for the magazine cover.  This collaboration promises to make this an… read more

Two Books by Timothy Liu

Ever prolific, Timothy Liu published two books in 2009, one a collaboration with the visual artist Greg Drasler, the other a collection of his own poems. Liu’s work continues its seamless flow of syntax and phrase, his signature style the way the poems tumble forward in an almost Ashbery-ian effortlessness.  Liu is a master of… read more

'My Diva: 65 Gay Men on the Women Who Inspire Them' edited by Michael Montlack

Lambda Award Finalist The talent contributing to and discussed in the anthology My Diva is enormous.  Among the 65 contributors to this collection of mini-essays by gay men on the women who have inspired them are Rigoberto González, Reginald Shepherd, Timothy Liu, Wayne Kostenbaum, Edward Field, Alfred Corn, David Bergman, and D.A. Powell.  Among the… read more