An Interview with Emanuel Xavier

Emanuel Xavier is an American poet, spoken word artist, author, editor, literary events curator, and actor born and raised in the Bushwick area of Brooklyn. He is one of the most significant voices to emerge from the neo-Nuyorican poetry movement using political, sexual and religious themes throughout his work. His background is Puerto Rican and […]

An Interview with Marc Acito

Marc Acito’s is a full time writer who live in Portland, OR. He is the author of How I Paid for College: A Novel of Sex, Theft, Friendship and Musical Theater and Attack of the Theater People. A former opera singer, he is now a regular commentator on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. To […]

An Interview with Lawrence Schimel

Lawrence Schimel is the Lambda Literary Award-winning author and anthologist of The Mammoth Book of Gay Erotica, Boy Meets Boy, The Drag Queen of Elfland, and Kosher Meat, among other titles. His most recent collection (with translations into Spanish, Portuguese and German) is His Tongue. He lives in Madrid, Spain. This interview was conducted in […]

An Interview With Steve Berman

Steve Berman is a gay writer and editor who lives in New Jersey. He has edited several anthologies of gay men’s fiction, including Best Gay Stories 2008. His first novel, Vintage, A Ghost Story was a 2008 Finalist for the Andre Norton Award. This interview was conducted in May of 2008. Jory Mickelson: Tell me […]

An Interview With Carol Guess

Carol Guess is a writer and an associate professor of English at Western Washington University. She also teaches classes in queer studies. She is the author of several novels, collections of poetry, and a memoir. Her most recent collection of poems, Tinderbox Lawn, was released in October 2008. She lives in Bellingham, Washington. This interview […]