Topics :: GLBT authors

Better Than Fiction :: William J. Mann on Murder and Mayhem in 'Tinseltown'

By Kilian Melloy | Thursday Sep 25, 2014
Wiliam J. Mann has written novels, and he's written biographies; he's explored dramatic fiction, and he's produced well-researched histories. Now he brings both those fields of expertise together in the real-life murder mystery "Tinseltown."

Jim Provenzano's Tales Of Love

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sunday Aug 17, 2014
Author Jim Provenzano is a hopeless romantic. He's also a staunch advocate for people with disabilities. He brings those two elements together in "Every Time I Think of You" and its just-published sequel, "Message of Love."

Celebrating Charles Warren Stoddard

By Peter Garland | Tuesday Aug 12, 2014
Charles Warren Stoddard (1843-1909) might be called the George Washington of the gay movement in San Francisco, for he published the first relatively open homosexual novel.

Two Cubans Talking :: A Conversation with Johnny Diaz

By Jesse Monteagudo | Saturday Aug 9, 2014
Johnny Diaz chats about his fifth novel, the newly published "Looking for Providence."

Edmund White Talks Gay Rights and HIV in America

By Jeromy Carpenter | Sunday May 18, 2014
Edmund White is a prolific writer and an icon of the gay rights movement and the fight for equality for those living with HIV in America today. We discussed his books, his life and his thoughts on the gay rights movement and the HIV-positive community.

Killing His Darlings :: ’Boystown’ Scribe Marshall Thornton on ’Murder Book’

By Kilian Melloy | Thursday May 9, 2013
A series of mystery novels centered around a gay sleuth that delivers both thrills and heartbreak is like the Spanish Inquisition: To reference Monty Python, no one expects it. Author Marshall Thornton chatted with EDGE about the new novel, "Murder Book."

At Last, Kevin Killian’s ’Spreadeagle’

By John F. Karr | Thursday May 2, 2013
Describing Kevin Killian’s novel "Spreadeagle" as long-awaited isn’t, for once, a cliche. He started writing it in 1990, and even when he thought he’d finished the book, he found it facing a long and beleaguered road to publication.

Book Explores Space Between Disability, Identity

By Leanne Italie | Wednesday Nov 21, 2012
Gay, dyslexic and the survivor of near-death depression, writer Andrew Solomon has been acutely aware of his differences for most of his 49 years.

Gay Activist & Poet William Brandon Lacy Campos Dies at 35

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Nov 15, 2012
The LGBT community mourns the loss of gay rights activist, poet and author William Brandon Lacy Campos who died last week at the age of 35.

Inspirations: A Yaddo Pride Event Celebrating Our LGBT Writers

Tuesday Jun 5, 2012
Since opening its doors in 1926, Yaddo has welcomed a vast number of artists who, whether they knew it or not, were articulating the heart and soul of what would one day become the gay community.