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Better Davis and Other Stories
written by Philip Dean Walker

With his succinct prose and crystalline characterizations, Philip Dean Walker once again evokes the 1980s through the diamond-shattering effects of AIDS among the famous and infamous ... READ MORE ...

We Are Not Your Metaphor: A Disability Poetry Anthology.
edited by Zoeglossia Fellows

“Sometimes ableism is so embedded in our culture that it’s hard to recognize that it’s there. Getting people to be aware of it is like asking them to think about the air that we breathe in. It’s subtle; it’s often unconscious and not meant to be hurtful. Yet it often perpetuates untrue and demeaning images and stereotypes. That can fester and, without conscious awareness, form misperceptions about disabled people ..." READ MORE ...

Lovejets: Queer Male Poets on 200 Years of Walt Whitman
edited by Raymond Luczak

Walt Whitman, author of Leaves of Grass, was born in 1819. The Stonewall riots happened 150 years later. On the bicentennial of Whitman’s birth and the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, over 80 poets pay homage to not only Walt Whitman, but also to queer poets and queer poetry ... READ MORE ...

That Was Something: A Novel
written by Dan Callahan

Bobby Quinn has been haunted by two enigmatic people for most of his adult life: Ben Morrissey, a sexy Don Juan who becomes a famous photographer in late 1990s Manhattan, and Monika Lilac, a beautiful cinephile femme fatale who is consumed by her love for silent-era films ... READ MORE ...

London Skin & Bones: The Finsbury Park Stories
written by Ian Young

London was a very different place in the early 1980s. Ian Young regales us with colorful stories about Finsbury Park, a neighborhood and its fascinating habitués long gone—gay skinheads, anarchist poets, and stoned stamp collectors—resisting the dark forces of a Thatcherite government... READ MORE ...

It's Just Nerves: Notes on a Disability
written by Kelly Davio

With equal parts wit and empathy, lived experience and cultural criticism, Kelly Davio’s It’s Just Nerves: Notes on a Disability explores what it means to live with an illness in our contemporary culture, whether at home or abroad... READ MORE ...

At Danceteria and Other Stories
written by Philip Dean Walker

"This highly original meditation on the '80s is like nothing else you've read. Dead celebrities are brought back to life in the oddest places: Jackie O in a New York sex club, Princess Di in a London drag bar, Rock Hudson at the White House ..." READ MORE ...

The Kiss of Walt Whitman Still on My Lips
written by Raymond Luczak

The Kiss of Walt Whitman Still on My Lips is an unabashed celebration of one man’s relationship to Walt Whitman: poet, publisher, lover, impromptu nurse, artistic creation, organism, man in full ...” READ MORE ...

QDA: A Queer Disability Anthology
edited by Raymond Luczak

Featuring fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and comics by 48 writers from around the world, QDA: A Queer Disability Anthology proves that intersectionality isn’t just a buzzword. READ MORE ...

Lincoln Avenue: Chicago Stories
written by Gregg Shapiro

With its twelve sharply observed stories filled with memorable characters and dialogue imbued with the pop music of the day, Gregg Shapiro reflects on what it meant to grow up gay in Chicago during the 1970s and 1980s. READ MORE ...

Queer & Celtic: On the Irish LGBT Experience
edited by Wesley J. Koster

What does it mean to be gay and Gaelic in today's world? Twelve writers from both sides of the Big Pond—both Irish and of Irish descent—aim to find out through a mix of fiction, poetry, play excerpts, and memoir. READ MORE ...

When We Become Weavers:
Queer Female Poets on the Midwestern Experience
edited by Kate Lynn Hibbard

When We Become Weavers brings together a multitude of voices exploring the many dimensions of the Midwest queer female experience: a land of moderation and extremes, lakes and thunderstorms ... READ MORE ...

Among the Leaves:
Queer Male Poets on the Midwestern Experience
edited by Raymond Luczak

In Among the Leaves, 18 queer male poets share stories what it means to live in the Midwest. We learn what it's like for them to play football and come up short. We feel their lingering effects of bullying. READ MORE ...

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