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LGBTQ is not a genre
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Last week, a lesser-known flash fiction contest went viral due to its refusal of LGBTQ material. The contest rules were then updated to clarify, but they remain antagonistic toward LGBTQ stories.
There are plenty of flash fiction contests that do not prohibit LGBTQ stories, and some that actively seek them. NYCMidnight, which begins every July, is one I personally have done, and I submitted...
It's Pride Month Again!
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It's the time of year when all the Pride flags fly. Time to celebrate with some awesomely awesome queer reads! Over on Twitter, be sure to check out #PrideReads for some ideas and to share your own favorite LGBTQIA+ books.
If you're looking for some great reads, you can check out some from our catalog. Here's a few to get you started:
Geonn Cannon has an entire body of fantastic books in multiple genres....
Women's Literature and Women in Literature
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This past week, we took in the last of the submissions for our upcoming anthology, Upstaged! Queer Women in Performing Arts. Official acceptance and rejection letters were sent, and we're good to go.
I'm particularly excited about this anthology because I want to see more stories that center women. In queer lit, there's no question that stories about men tend to dominate in every corner.
Over the past several years, I've observed this phenomenon, and it isn't a whole lot different from any other corner of the literary world. Men (particularly cisgender men) are the...
New Release: Surrogate: Hunted by Jeanne G'Fellers
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In the mood for something unique? Surrogate: Hunted may be just what you're looking for.
It's not often that I say I've been privileged to be part of a book's process, but it's true in this case. I got to work behind the scenes, and I can say this book is not like anything else I've read.
One of the things that makes this story stand out is the attention given to details about family life. It's not limited to one type...
Eye of the Beholder
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