Lez Liberty Lit: What Will Your Practice Look Like?


Hi and welcome to this week’s Lez Liberty Lit!

New. Simone. de Beauvoir.

What will your writing or art practice look like in a post-covid world?

Cathy Park talked to Electric Literature about Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning, writing personal experience through poetry, incorporating Asian American history into her work, craving friendships with other women of color and more.

Left-wind indie publishers have formed a coalition for mutual support and will host a virtual book fair this month.

Am I a writer yet?

Sometimes cookbooks are comfort reading.

Here’s a thread about how ordering from Bookshop can help small bookstores.

Casey reviewed The Subtweet by Vivek Shraya, calling it “unputdownable” and “one of those books whose world and characters I deeply missed after I closed the back cover.”

Queer adult comics creators are being forced to self-censor under FOSTA/SESTA.

There’s no going back to normal.

You’re going to forget what this is like when it’s over.

Book pirates don’t think they’re stealing.

What books break your reading slumps?

What is up with Meryl Streep’s bookshelves?

Read these books in May. Read these books by university presses.

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