“Walker’s stories intersect the tipping point when big city gay life went from carefree hedonism and glitzy self–indulgence to the moment when self–satisfied habitués of the demi–monde bega
“A Thin Bright Line will help widen the metaphorical crack in the chains that bind those who are outside of societal norms.”
This past year, Tor.com released a series of novellas from an incredibly diverse range of authors, notably the Nebula and Hugo award winning Binti by Nnedi Okorafor.
There’s a certain poetry of loneliness at work in Martin Hyatt’s new novel Beautiful Gravity.
In today’s Internet connected global culture literature is written by authors who do not necessarily reside in the countries of their birth and read by readers worldwide.
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When Detective Constable Leonard Corell is called to a house in a quiet English suburb he discovers a man lying lifeless on his bed, white froth dried into a dribble of powder at the corner of his
Set in the late 80s, Jed has escaped Chicago and the beginning of the AIDS crisis to return to where he experienced a hedonist paradise during his college days.
“Greenwell writes with a hypnotic flair and intense precision.”
“The author crafts passages of agonizing psychological self-torment with a master's ear for the perfect phrase.”
“The Price of Salt is a moving, beautifully conceived and written book. It is a mesmerizing read.”
Times have changed in the quarter century since Lesléa Newman first published Heather Has Two Mommies. Twenty-five years ago Newman could not find a publisher for the book.
“Author Simsion handles the whole with grace and craftsmanship, so that life-lessons are painlessly absorbed through storytelling rather than preaching.”
“For about the last ten years British writing has been experiencing a remarkable renaissance in literary fiction. Long may this movement flourish.
“This story is as much about history as it is about progressing a just cause.”
“. . . a girl who works hard deserves a break.”
Can a down-on-her-luck queer sista catch a break in ’90s Brooklyn?
“Mr. Halperin’s answer: . . . the lessening of overt discrimination and exclusion has come at a price. Gays have become too like heterosexuals: conventional and boring.”
“. . . undeniably a talented writer, Mr. Sasson’s stories differ wildly in quality from the excellent . . . to the melodramatic . . .”
“Edmund White who wrote The Beautiful Room Is Empty. Edmund White who gave us A Boy’s Own Story as well. It is as if he owes it to us to always excel.
“Greg Herren knows how to tell a crime story without resorting to inane stereotyping. . . .
“Péter Nadás may infuriate readers accustomed to a Tolstoyan resolution of a series of interrelated stories and characters and times and settings.
“Surely in the past three decades we have moved beyond merely the inclusion of Speedos and horny waiters and The Pines in order for something to be considered ‘gay fiction.’ . . .
“. . . curiosity, that powerful driver of discovery, is only as valuable as what it turns up.