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Author Spotlight: Sonni de Soto
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With UPSTAGED! less than a week from release, I've had the pleasure of interviewing some of the authors. Up today is Sonni de Soto, an author who is knew to me. Her story in the anthology features a burlesque dancer splitting her time between her job in politics and her life on stage.
What is the hardest part of writing?
Finding the time. Even when you desperately want to be writing, there seems to always be something pulling you away from your stories: work,...
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Happy July! While most of you all have already had your Pride celebrations, my city's isn't until the end of this month. So I get to celebrate for twice as long, and I plan to enjoy it!
We have a couple of books out this month that I'm really excited about. First, Geonn Cannon's latest, Kennel Club, released yesterday. For those of you keeping track at home, this is book 7 in his Underdogs series. You won't want to...
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...
The deadline is approaching!
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Just a friendly reminder that we're still looking for submissions for our upcoming anthology, Upstaged! Queer women in performing arts. (Other submissions are currently closed and will reopen July 1.)
This is a theme close to my heart. I've been in performing arts for over 30 years myself, and it's how I met my spouse. We're now parenting two children who are both active in theater, music, and dance.
I love reading about queer men in the arts, and I've even written about them....
A New Anthology: Queer Women in Performing Arts
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This weekend, we were thrilled to announce our call for submissions for a new anthology: Upstaged: queer women in performing arts. This is a project close to my heart as someone who has been on stage as a symphony violinist for the majority of my life and with two children in the arts.
The idea was born after a friend had the opportunity to appear in The Vagina Monologues. As a result, she created a...