Reading nooks; the links between language, culture, and the way we think; queer books with POC protagonists; unlinking mental illness and creativity; and more.
Imagine queercrip figures that resist limited notions of embodiment and medical pathology, and demand more expansive understandings of disability, gender and sexuality.
RIP Bookslut, what matters in lesbian love letters, histories of queer comics, explaining without mansplaining and more.
Jeanette Winterson and personal growth, weeding out books and library collections, whether or not copy editing is dead and more.
Weird books, subscription libraries, how to learn to like poetry, books and food and more.
How to find queer books, the new VIDA count, Eileen Myles and literary fame, the singular “they,” experimental feminist reading suggestions and more.
Magical girls, fixing the bestseller list, what to read when you’re out of feminist books to read, why History of Magic in North America sucked, tarot and literature and more.
Asexual romance novels, trans YA, lesbian poet trading cards, poetry as art, prisons and gender policing and more.
A reading list for Beyoncé’s “Formation,” kink and creativity, a history of lesbian erotica, used bookstores, comics by women and more.
1,000 books about black girls, a new Didion thinkpiece, earning a living wage when writing, literary binge reading and more.
Buying the same book over and over, decorating your dream library, why women writers disappear, historical fiction as resistance and more on queer books.
Welcome to your list of queer/ feminist books coming out from January to July 2016. Roxane Gay, Gabby Rivera and erotica, anyone?
Fat-positive queer books, Roxane Gay on dissonance, weeding out your shelves, books as best friends and more.
Queer holiday depression, a trans princess book, reading Lolita under the patriarchy, Eileen Myles on Transparent, books lists and more.
It’s best-of list time! Also poetry by QPOC, Jeanette Winterson and Marlon James in discussion, periods as a sign of anger, Victorian lesbians on a killing spree, and more!
“Let us remember that we become the stories we tell.” Also: an early Horcrux, books women should not read, monstrous bad spelling and more.
Books that Patti Smith mentions in her memoir, tips for NaNoWriMo, how 21 indie presses got their starts and other things about queer books!
Queer books for Halloween, a new collaborative serial from Malinda Lo, witch history, librarian history and more.
“It was while writing This Book Is Gay that I realised I had far more in common with trans women than I did with gay men and started speaking to a gender therapist. I am now on a waiting list to receive treatment from specialist doctors and nurses.”
An excerpt from Carrie Brownstein’s memoir, tiny beautiful libraries, the best queer sex in literature, Michelle Tea on Eileen Myles and more.