Topics include the case for reparations as explained by Ta-Nehisi Coates, AM Homes, a Vine romance gone wrong, how to be a writer, turning 30 and more!
Why queer characters and themes in YA hasn’t translated to mainstream fiction, literature as propaganda, the Beyoncé of poetry, a discussion of systems of oppression and more.
Orange is the new orange is the new orange is the new orange is the new orange you gonna say banana? So, this is what we did today.
Novels in one sentence, “Hild,” libraries, queer poetry, semi-colons, classic literature reenacted by Lego, schools facing funding cuts for making students read queer literature and more.
This week in lit news: reports that novels may or may not be dead have been exaggerated, the animated history of the English language, “Love Cake” and more.
What I learned from a week on a hilltop with 50 queer writers.
The 50 most essential queer books coming this fall.
This year’s Lambda Award winners were announced yesterday evening.
Here you’ll find academic books and nonfiction books documenting the experiences of bisexual people, fiction or memoir that depicts bisexual people and a few online resources!
Looking back at a century of cover designs from all over the world for beloved queer books like Tipping the Velvet, Orlando, The Color Purple, Annie on my Mind, Rubyfruit Jungle and more.
Lambda Literary Award Finalists, Lean In, Sister Spit, performance-enhancing drugs for writing, outsider lit for girls, bookish cures and so much more!
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!
You voted and the results are in – the best 100 queer-lady fiction or memoir books of all time!
Is it too much to say Pippi Longstocking made me the woman I am today? No, no, it isn’t at all.
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.
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.
“While we can’t see what’s going on beneath the table, their physical reactions reveal that there is definitely a vibrator involved.”
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.
Topics include The Daily Mail, Treyvon Martin, Dartmouth fraternity hazing, wilderness camps for troubled teens, bookstores and so much more!
“I go to bed like I used to go to karate.”