Hi and welcome to this week’s Lez Liberty Lit!
LitHub published its most anticipated books list! The Millions published its most anticipated books list! Remember that if you see something you like, preordering (though an independent local bookstore ideally) is a great way to support authors.
Black queers deserve joy (and poetry).
Here are some words named after people.
On January 1, a ton of books entered the public domain.
Zora Neal Hurston’s legacy is still being uncovered. Here are the titles released (and released) since her death.
The most-borrowed NYPL book of all time is about a first snowfall.
In 2020, read these 56 books by women and nonbinary writers of color, these nonfiction books, these 25 YA novels, these 50 YA books starring queer girls and these nine essay collections and these 17 memoirs and these books also. Read these books in January.
Plus, read these collections by Latinx poets you might have missed in 2019. Read these 100 books by African American women. Read these anthologies written by and for disabled people. Read these books about fashion and sustainability. Read these 15 queer sci fi books.