Recent books featuring queer people of color, travelling and reading, reading and your brain, your favorite curse word and more. Plus coverage of the Harper Lee coverage.
Zines and sci-fi by people of color, queer magical realism, everything’s an essay, rewriting the diary and more.
Queer Book Club has lots of great recommendations, a new short story by Malinda Lo, a feminist coloring book and more!
Illustrated owls, Judy Blume’s new novel, the Lambda Literary Award winners, what Riese and Rachel have been reading, and more.
Sex scenes in YA, rereading books, stealing a pen from Douglas Adams’s grave and more.
Structuring and restructuring the self through notebooks, the city with the most bookstores per capita, poetry collections that are like documentaries and more.
Poets to start reading now, what to do about the VIDA results, kids being told to stop reading and more.
Books by people of color are more likely to be banned, Cherríe Moraga on the re-release of This Bridge Called My Back, a new webseries that’s basically lesbian pulp fiction come to life and more!
BOOK IT, forgotten feminist epics, recommended books by trans women, diversity and more.
Toni Morrison on experimenting, what Sappho sounded like, women authors to read immediately, a bunch of upcoming book-related events and more.
Lambda finalists, queer representation in comics, Emily Books getting more awesome and more.
Canadian queer women’s classic books, Asian American literature after Amy Tan, failing to keep a diary, optional bookmarks and more.
New Toni Morrison, make a tiny zine, literary podcasts, writing difference and more.
Marginalized writers learning to value their own stories, interviews with queer and trans artists of color, a new Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie story, bisexuality in sci fi and more.
An interview with Daisy Hernández, free ebooks and audiobooks, the end of “sweet, biddable girls” in fairy tales and more.
Marginalia, feminist shelfies, expanding the queer canon, 2014 in queer diversity in YA and more.
#BlackPoetsSpeakOut, notable book lists, new Harry Potter, we are reading so much and more.
A handful of gift suggestions, how independent and second-hand bookstores are surviving, unlikable female characters, Canadian literary jokes and more.
Texts from Jane Eyre as a new form of literary criticism, whether to finish every book you start, strong opinions on book lists and more.
Susan Sontag, LeVar Burton, librarians with algorithms, emotional truths, queer Halloween reads and so much more!