An excerpt from Michelle Tea’s new novel, chicken lit is the new chick lit, library lesbianism, sexism in publishing and more.
Queer Covers, Cristy C. Road, learning to be a lesbian writer in a feminist bookstore, Michelle Tea on trans* and bisexual representation and so much more!
Topics include finding quality queer books, the Pultizers, Maya Angelou, a big week at the Lesbrary, SO MANY EVENTS and what we’ve been reading.
Best literary insults, stalking Eileen Myles, queer readings of Harriet the Spy and more.
Flavor > aesthetics. (Plus, it’s totally kosher for Passover!)
Lambda Literary Award Finalists, Lean In, Sister Spit, performance-enhancing drugs for writing, outsider lit for girls, bookish cures and so much more!
“You may find a copy of a gay paper on the street, in a garbage can, on a subway seat, a bus seat, and it would help save your life. Just being there was life-saving.”
Underwear from lesbian fiction, a defence of reading, queer love letters, killer courses and more.
Batwoman’s lesbian wedding, queer fiction for Black History Month, Jeanette Winterson on Virginia Woolf and confessions from an analogue-obsessed book sniffer, book cakes and so much more!
Want to look fancy with minimal effort? Make lobster!
This week in literature: the Lesbian Romance Drinking Game, keeping a notebook, diverse queer reading lists, ruining art and creative inspiration.
This week in literature: reading writers you hate, choosing your own adventure, evolving libraries, an interview with Eileen Myles, Gertrude Stein and more.
In this week’s Liberty Lit: reading a book a day, heroines, books that feature Asian lesbians, bookstore cats and more.
This week in lit: T Cooper’s book soundtrack, favorite LGBT books of 2012, authors playing in the snow, poems from your cat’s point of view and more.
Food-related gifts are especially fun (if you’re into that) because they can be both useful and something your giftee would not buy themselves at the same time.
In this edition of Lez Liberty Lit: the golden age for writers, nostalgia, literary cartography, bookshelves as diaries,
“I Saw Zombies Eating Santa Claus” and the end of the world.
This vegan soup will inspire lots of thyme/time puns.
In this week’s Liberty Lit: a new book vending machine, Google poetry, queer writers of colour, free short fiction, a review of a Clueless spin-off novel and more.
Turning this post into a NaNoWriMo support group in T minus 10 minutes. (Also, about 65 things relevant to your queer literary interests. Also, so many events this month!)
This week in books: It’s NaNoWriMo! Also, East Coast booksellers deal with Hurricane Sandy, comic books and gay characters, copyright, Random Penguin House, Gore Vidal and what we’re reading.
“This house literally looks like the beach threw up in it.”
Carolyn’s Team Pick: “The one percent? It’ll no longer be the very rich. It’ll be the very fast.”
In this week’s liberty lit: finding comfort in bad books, steampunk and gender identity, an interview with Michelle Tea, a “photographer of books” and the best place to discover new poetry.
Carolyn’s Team Pick: Grace Bonney is on No Man’s Land!
I had this for lunch every day last week and it did not stop being delicious.