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 […]

Book Notes: Grief by Andrew Holleran

Paperback, 150 pagesFrom Hyperion(May 31, 2006)ISBN: 978-1401308940 “She was no longer wrestling with grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts.” –George Eliot Grief by Andrew Holleran is a quiet one hundred and fifty pages of reading. Entering into this book’s pages is akin […]

Book Notes: So Many Ways to Sleep Badly by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

Paperback: 256 pagesFrom City Lights Publishers (September 1, 2008)ISBN: 978-0872864689 When I began reading So Many Ways to Sleep Badly, I didn’t know what I was getting myself into. I knew that the book had been called “experimental” and that its publisher City Lights Books had a reputation for publishing avant-garde work. Words like “ground-breaking” […]

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 […]