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Queer Classics: Mr Norris Changes Trains by Christopher Isherwood

Continuing with my Isherwood burn, I read this and Goodbye to Berlin as part of a collection. This was my favourite of the two (though I might get around to reviewing the other one as well).   281 more words


BY Connie Ward

What made you decide to become a fiction writer?

I’ve been writing since I was fourteen—short stories, essays, and a play—but strangely, and I don’t know why, I don’t think of myself as a “fiction writer” that much, if at all. 1,988 more words

Bold Strokes Books

Queer Classics: The Well of Loneliness by Radclyffe Hall

The Well of Loneliness is the story of Stephen Gordon, an aristocratic woman who prefers to dress in a masculine fashion, and who loves women. It is perhaps the first coming out story published (let me know of others, if I’m wrong), and sets down the pattern for that particularly kind of… 658 more words

Queer Book Club: You Know Me Well by Nina LaCour and David Levithan

You Know Me Well is a YA coming of age novel, set in San Francisco, with a vein of romance. Mark is in love with his best friend, Ryan, who runs hot and cold with him and isn’t ready to come out, whereas Kate is in love with a dream girl her best friend set her up with, who she’s never even met before. 412 more words

Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Writing: Your (Nerdy) Lit News Round Up! by Emily Ramser

With all kinds of Comic Cons going on this summer, it’s not surprising that a lot of the writing news right now is kind of wonderfully nerdy. 536 more words

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Queer Classics: A Single Man by Christopher Isherwood.

A Single Man follows a day in the life of George Falconer, a middle-aged gay Englishman, living in LA, who has lost his lover. The story follows George through ordinary scenes of his working life in the local university, to the death bed of his late partner’s one time lover, to night swimming on a local beach. 305 more words