“There are plenty of hard truths in Ma and Me that were difficult to put down on the page, and then there are other truths that are mine, and mine alone, to keep.” —Putsata Reang, author of Ma and Me
“What if there was an agency that verified people’s online dating personas?” —Jane Pek, author of The Verifiers
Three new anthologies, including The Long Devotion: Poets Writing Motherhood.
Launched in New York City in 2015, the Lambda Literary Writers in Schools Program celebrates queerness by bringing LGBTQ authors to meet local students. Thanks to increased funding from the New York City Council, the initiative is now reaching even more schools.
Since 2015 this indepedent press in Richmond, Virginia, has been championing “offbeat books” of poetry and lyrical nonfiction by queer and trans writers.
The author of I’m Not Hungry but I Could Eat shares the evolution of his thinking on how to represent bisexuality and queerness in fiction.
“The words start to feel like they’re punching my skull from the inside.” —Brian Broome, author of Punch Me Up to the Gods
The author of I Know You Know Who I Am seeks to approach his characters without judgment.
“It was a bit of an exorcism.” —Torrey Peters, author of Detransition, Baby
“I was surprised by how much agency my characters seemed to have.” —Francesca Ekwuyasi, author of Butter Honey Pig Bread