Loving unlikable women in literature, talking about horror, new poetry by Ursula K. Le Guin, how to start making zines, and more.
How feminist bookstores changed history, why public libraries are getting less classist, mental models for queerness and more.
An everyday trans literature, discipline and creative freedom, fall books previews, lesbian feminist sci-fi and more.
Drive Here and Devastate Me, queer femme author Megan Falley’s fourth collection of poetry, is a love letter to the queer community. We talked with Megan about her writing process, femme invisibility, body politics, and of course, love.
A new history of BDSM. Plus women in translation, the Asian and Asian American literature explosion and more.
Fighting words about literary organizational systems. Plus animals that break into libraries, writers on the books that inspire them, new poetry from Indigenous women and more.
Why conservatives are afraid of libraries, what to read that’s out in August, why writing matters in an age of despair and more.
Tarot and psychotherapy, reading anything at any time of year, give yourself permission not to finish that book you don’t really want to finish and more.
How queer writers create queer stories, the history of writing as a history of book burning, queer bookstores to visit and more.
It’s fun to delete stuff. Plus: feminist zine culture, a Lumberjanes quiz, the 2017 VIDA count results and more.
Books with ace homo/bi/panromantic women characters do exist! Here’s a list of eight of these very real and awesome books in genres like romance, fantasy, YA and more!
Language is a way to exercise control. Also some Pride reading lists, three Latinx zines, dying languages and more.
Lady Evangeline is as capable as ripping your bodice as Sir Benedict Granville, and that’s just one of the brilliant things about this interactive romance novel.
The queer YA books you’ll want to read at the beach, the park, and everywhere else this summer!
How lesbian pulp fiction saved lives, Michelle Tea’s Against Memoir, gay love letters, what counts as “well read” and more.
It’s truly magical when you can find a novel with lesbian or bisexual or queer characters that speaks to you and tells a damn good story.
Nobel-cancelling sex scandals, writing by hand, what to read if you want to read funny women, the myth of women authors with only one good book and more.
Check out these queer-women-fronted action and adventure novels, including basically Die Hard but with lesbians, basically The X-Files but with a bisexual love triangle, pirate stories, thrillers and more.
A history of twentieth century women critics, why “being nice” is a scam, queer books for teens, Independent Bookstore Day and more.
New thoughts on South Asian cultural identity in YA, writing recovery and addiction narratives, Joan Didion’s reading list, how Judy Blume taught girls to be feminists and more.