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My Big Gay Sequel

by Casey Lawrence This past May my first book, Out of Order, was published through Dreamspinner Press’s YA branch Harmony Ink. My first foray into queer YA has been, on the one hand, a whirlwind of excitement, and on the other, a huge let down. My book will never be a New York Times Bestseller, [...]

By | June 23rd, 2015|Archive, Author Guest Blog, Writers on Writing|Comments Off on My Big Gay Sequel

From Activist to Author, and Back Again

by Andrew J. Peters Note: Suicide content warning Writing fiction started out as something I did privately as an outlet for self-expression. For most of my career, I worked at an LGBT youth organization. I think that certain values have always been a part of my writing, such as a belief in the essential dignity [...]

By | September 29th, 2014|Archive, Author Guest Blog|Comments Off on From Activist to Author, and Back Again

Jack by Shannon LC Cate: review by Simren Handa

Mama doesn't like boys, but Jack's not like most boys. Born a girl during the Civil War, Jack has been passing as a boy in the slums of Five Points, Manhattan, since running away from an orphans' home at age eight. He makes his living at petty thievery, surviving pocket watch-to-pocket watch until he discovers [...]

By | August 14th, 2014|Archive, Book Review|Comments Off on Jack by Shannon LC Cate: review by Simren Handa