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Sinister Wisdom 87: Tribute to Adrienne Rich
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Essay » Literature
Tribute to Adrienne Rich. Featuring work by Cheryl Clarke, Rachel Tzvia Back, Elliott batTzedek, Elana Dykewomon, Stephania Byrd, Jocelyn Heath, Jewelle Gomez, Antonia Matthew, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Lynda Koolish, Jenny Factor, Chris Shorne, Bekah Steimel, and Alison Bechdel. Obituary for Leigh Star and more!
Assembly Required: Notes from a Deaf Gay Life
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2019 by Handtype Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Coming out
Assembly Required offers a rare in-depth glimpse into what it means to be a Deaf gay man living between the Deaf and hearing worlds. This edition incorporates Raymond Luczak’s new observations from the last ten years since the book first appeared in 2009.
In Search of Stonewall, The Riots at 50, The Gay & Lesbian Review at 25, Best Essays, 1994-2018
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
In Search of Stonewall commemorates The Gay & Lesbian Review’s 25th birthday with a collection of relevant articles culled from its 136 issues.
Sinister Wisdom 100: Anniversary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,710. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Sinister Wisdom 100: Anniversary celebrates the fortieth anniversary of Sinister Wisdom in 2016. Sinister Wisdom is one element of a long history of lesbian culture—and a bold reach to the future with each issue published. Sinister Wisdom 100: Anniversary has many voices—old and new—singing in harmony. Together we can imagine another forty years of sinister lesbian imagination.
Sister Love: The Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker 1974-1989
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 31,350. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
Pat Parker and Audre Lorde first met in 1969; they began exchanging letters regularly five years later. Over the next fifteen years, Lorde and Parker shared ideas, advice, and confidences through the mail. Sister Love: The Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker 1974-1989 gathers this correspondence for readers. A rare opportunity to glimpse inside the minds and friendship of two great poets.
Sinister Wisdom 97: Out Latina Lesbians
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,560. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
It is an enormous pleasure to present Sinister Wisdom 97: Out Latina Lesbians, edited by Nívea Castro with Geny Cabral. Castro and Cabral have assembled an extraordinary collection of writing by Out Latina Lesbians including work by Janis Astor del Valle, Susana Cook, Alina Galliano, Alixa García, Marga Gomez, Cherríe Moraga, Monica Palacios, Bessy Reyna, and many more.
Sinister Wisdom 99: Pleasure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,330. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
Sinister Wisdom 99: Pleasure showcases new and returning writers to Sinister Wisdom. One of my pleasures is publishing our beloved lesbian-feminist writers, like Kitty Tsui and Cherry Muhanji, as well as newer writers like Denise Miller, Allison Berry, Sarah Neal, and many others. In this issue, you will find an array of incredible lesbian and queer writers.
Sinister Wisdom 95: Reconciliations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,450. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
Sinister Wisdom 95: Reconciliations is filled with creative and nourishing texts. Reconciling provocative work and opinions, Sinister Wisdom 95: Reconciliations responds to important facets in lesbian life and history.
Archer's Omnibus of Oddities, Mischievous Exploits & Sundry Tales of Insubordination
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Essay » Sociology
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A queer collection of essays and short stories from a former columnist at Out Magazine. Jesse Archer spins shocking escapades into editorial that is sometimes salacious, often incendiary, and always irreverent.
Let's Shut Out the World
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,140. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay & lesbian
Let’s Shut Out the World is both prequel and sequel to the author’s rough-and-ready romantic escapades detailed in his diaries, the Lambda Literary Award finalist for memoir, Wild Animals I Have Known.
It's Okay If You Don't Read Everything
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,850. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Essay » Literature
A collection of personal essays that helps you laugh at the ridiculousness of everyday life.
Sinister Wisdom 90: Catch, Quench
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,140. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
Let Sinister Wisdom 90: Catch, Quench catch you and quench your love of lesbian literature and culture! Catch, Quench explores the complexity of lesbians through stories on love, family, and conflict to conjure up your hunger for more—and satisfaction.
Sinister Wisdom 94: Lesbians and Exile
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,150. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Sinister Wisdom 94: Lesbians and Exile confronts the challenges that face lesbians living where lesbian identity is still dangerous. Considering the many facets of exile and its relationship to lesbian identity, Lesbians in Exile, coedited by Joan Nestle and Yasmin Tambiah, addresses topics such as law and human rights, gender, ethnicity, culture.
Lesbitarian Digest: The Exit Shorts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,640. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Sex & health
There are no holy cows in the Lesbitarian Digest. There are a couple of cows though. This series of articles published in South Africa's Oldest, and probably seediest gay magazine, is aimed at anyone who doesn't quite like to conform, but who likes to think about things. It's not anxious about being lesbian, and it voices opinions about religion, sex, society, loss, and being domesticated.
It's Not Mean If It's True: More Trials From My Queer Life
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2015 by Lethe Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Gay & lesbian
The author of Alec Baldwin Doesn't Love Me and That's Mr. Faggot to You returns with more skewed observations on the strange state of the queer union. As fans of his previous collections have happily discovered, little escapes his attention, and no topic is too controversial or sacred to be tackled.
Mary MacLane's I Await the Devil's Coming: Annotated & Unexpurgated
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,370. Language: American English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
She influenced Gertrude Stein, inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald, and was hotly discussed by everyday people - and America’s biggest writers. Yet despite sparking film, stage, and music projects today - and being endlessly quoted on the Internet - the writer behind the writing has remained unknown ... until now. Mary MacLane (1881-1929) paved the way for today's bloggers and feminists.
Until My Heart Stops
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,900. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
Until My Heart Stops assembles more than fifty works of nonfiction written by the author over four decades, including many published during the height of the AIDS epidemic.
Human Days: A Mary MacLane Reader
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 244,630. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
She influenced Gertrude Stein, inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald, and was hotly discussed by everyday people - and America’s biggest writers. Yet despite sparking film, stage, and music projects today - and being endlessly quoted on the Internet - the writer behind the writing has remained unknown ... until now. Mary MacLane (1881-1929) paved the way for today's bloggers and feminists.
Bi Any Other Name - Bisexual People Speak Out
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,130. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Transgender
Bi Any Other Name: Bisexual People Speak Out first debuted in 1991. This groundbreaking book helped catalyze a national movement for bisexual identity, justice and equality. Often dubbed “the bisexual bible,” Bi Any Other Name was on Lambda Book Review’s Top 100 GLBT Books of the 20th century and became a beloved reference text in many classrooms, doctors’ offices, libraries, and pulpits.
What Color Is Your Hoodie?
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,870. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Essays
Thirteen candid and provocative essays by Jarrett Neal on the status of black gay men in the new millennium.

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