Queer Witches, Comics for Orlando, and Visible Bisexuals: Link Round Up September 4 – 24

black wave michelle tea   myeducation   all-that-sang-lydia   salt roads   labyrinth lost

Autostraddle posted

Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian posted My Favourite Bisexual Women’s Literature @ BCLA LGBTQ and My Favourite Bi+ Books of 2016 (So Far).

Lambda Literary posted New in September: Bob Smith, Ari Banias, Tim Lawrence, Michelle Tea, and Emma Donoghue.

LGBTQ Reads posted LGBTQIAP+ YAs Available in Audio.

As I Descended robin talley   before-ke-payne   answer rebecca sugar   darkly-beating-heart   swan-riders-erin-bow

Women and Words updated their New Releases & Coming Up page.

Rebecca Sugar, creator of Steven Universe and author of The Answer, was interviewed at PBS about writing LGBTQ stories for kids.

“Comic Book Artists Create Publication to Honor Orlando Victims” was posted at The New York Times.

“Cold revenge and sweet love A queer femme of colour looks at The Handmaiden” was posted at The McGill Daily.

“One To Watch Out For: Celebrating the Genius of Alison Bechdel” was posted at Comics Alliance.

“What’s New in LGBTQIA+ YA September and October 2016” was posted at School Library Journal.

poppy jenkins   georgia peaches and other forbidden fruit jaye robin brown   spirits-abroad-zen-cho   Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard   Here Comes The Sun dennis benn

Poppy Jenkins by Clare Ashton was reviewed by Shira Glassman.

Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown was reviewed at GLBT ALA Reviews.

Spirits Abroad by Zen Cho was reviewed by Shira Glassman.

Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn (audiobook) was reviewed at Omnivore Bibliosaur.

Wedlocked: The Perils of Marriage Equality by Katherine Franke was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard was reviewed at Autostraddle and Malinda Lo.

four-steps-wendy-hudson   princess princess ever after katie oneill   radical-e-m-kokie   not your sidekick   vow of celibacy erin judge cover

Four Steps by Wendy Hudson was reviewed at Lesbian Reading Room.

Vow of Celibacy by Erin Judge was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Radical by E.M. Kokie was reviewed at queer lit on my mind and Lambda Literary.

Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee was reviewed at queer lit on my mind.

Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O’Neill was reviewed at The Mary Sue.

They May Not Mean To, But They Do by Cathleen Schine was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The Answer (Steven Universe) by Rebecca Sugar was reviewed at Okazu.

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Link Round Up: August 22 – September 3

small beauty jia qing wilson yang  princess princess ever after katie oneill   not your sidekick   labyrinth lost   tomboy survival guide ivan coyote

AfterEllen posted Identifying Queer Historical Figures.

ALA GLBT Reviews posted Land of Many Faces: Telling The Tales of LGBT India.

Autostraddle posted

style chelsea cameron   lieswetellourselves   batwoman   anne of green gables   The Girls in 3-B femmes fatales

Daily Xtra posted After 25 years at Little Sister’s, Janine Fuller now faces her toughest battle.

LGBTQ Reads posted Ten F/F YAs Under Five Bucks.

“Give ‘Em Elle: There’s No Such Thing as Organic [Pride Week],” on “organically” introducing queer characters in comics, was posted at Comics Alliance.

“Ursula Nordstrom and the Queer History of the Children’s Book” was posted at LARB.

Mount Saint Vincent University’s lesbian pulp collection was discussed at The Coast.

georgia peaches and other forbidden fruit jaye robin brown   Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard    you know me well   beyond   black wave michelle tea

Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown was reviewed at Queer Lit On My Mind.

Lights of the Heart by Nat Burns was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Girl Mans Up by M-E Girard was reviewed at Queer Lit On My Mind.

You Know Me Well by Nina LaCour & David Levithan (audiobook) was reviewed at Omnivore Bibliosaur.

Beyond: The Queer Sci-Fi & Fantasy Comic Anthology edited by Sfe R. Monster was reviewed at Read Diverse Books.

Perfect Pairing by Rachel Spangler was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Black Wave by Michelle Tea was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

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Link Round Up: August 10 – 21

juliettakesabreath   theargonauts   vow of celibacy erin judge cover   burning tracks lilah suzanne   sideshow

AfterEllen posted 7 Queer-Themed Books Celesbians Love.

Autostraddle posted Lez Liberty Lit #104: Books On A Bicycle.

Gay YA posted When the Queer Lit Was Enough.

Lambda Literary posted New in August : Sjón, Tim Murphy, Erin Judge, Steven Gaines, and Jacqueline Woodson.

order in the court casey lawrence   the other side comic   not your sidekick   nototherwisespecified   answer rebecca sugar

LGBTQ Reads posted Goodbye, Bad Bi: The Lose-Lose Situation of Bisexual YA and Around the Blogosqueer: #BiYABook.

Women and Words updated their New Releases & Coming Up page.

“Oh, Comics! Episode #85: LGBTQ+ Representation in Comics” was posted at Panels.

“A New Small Press Aims to Published Youth-Oriented LGBT Stories” was posted at Bitch Media.

“Report for Change: The 2016 SinC Publishing Summit Report on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Mystery Community” was posted at Sisters In Crime.

starting from scratch   firework melissa brayden   harvest of ripe figs   alphabet jon macy   captain of industry karin kallmaker

Starting From Scratch by Georgia Beers was reviewed at Frivolous Views.

Firework by Melissa Brayden was reviewed at Frivolous Views.

A Harvest of Ripe Figs by Shira Glassman was reviewed at Gay YA.

Captain of Industry by Karin Kallmaker was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Alphabet edited by Jon Macy and Tara Madison Avery was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

37things   aboutagirl   another brooklyn jacqueline woodson   tippingthevelvet   Points Of Departure Emily OBeirne

37 Things I Love (In No Particular Order) by Kekla Magoon was reviewed at Queer Lit On My Mind.

About a Girl by Sarah McCarry was reviewed at Queer Lit On My Mind.

Points Of Departure by Emily O’Beirne was reviewed at Curve Magazine.

Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters and Sarah Waters’s work in general was discussed at The Toilet Papers.

Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

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Link Round Up: July 4 – 26

safegirltolove   perfect pairing spangler   whatmakesababy   monstress awakening   Here Comes The Sun dennis benn

Autostraddle posted Lez Liberty Lit #102: Dog-Eared Days of Summer and 24 Very Gay Excerpts from Eleanor Roosevelt’s Love Letters with Lorena Hickok.

Topside Press is holding a fundraiser for The Workshop: a trans women writing workshop, with Sarah Schulman and Casey Plett as instructors!

Women and Words posted Hot off the Press, July 2016 and Coming Attractions, August 2016.

Roxane Gay will be writing the Marvel comic World of Wakanda, and the first story will be about two women in Black Panther’s security team who fall in love!

Read Me Like A Book by Liz Kessler was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Prospect/Refuge by Elaine Sexton was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

What Makes a Baby by Cory Silverberg was reviewed at BCLA LGBTQ.

Perfect Pairing by Rachel Spangler was reviewed at Lesbian Reading Room.

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Link Round Up: June 20 – July 3

of fire and stars   the emerging lesbian   a darkly beating heart   gilda stories jewelle gomez   not your sidekick

ALA GLBT Reviews posted Under an Eastern Moon: Writing LGBT China.

Autostraddle posted Lez Liberty Lit #100: One Hundred Bookshelves Full of Queer Lit.

Gay YA posted

LGBTQ Reads posted TBRainbow Alert #2.

the abyss surrounds us   labyrinth lost   FallingInLoveWithHomonids   run   CallingDrLaura

“22 of Our Most Anticipated LGBTQ YA Books of the Second Half of 2016” was posted at Barnes & Noble Teen.

“The 15 Best LGBT YA Books of 2016 (So Far)” was posted at Bookish.

“Bookish and Proud: Literary LGBT Pride Month Flag” was posted at Bookish.

“(Lesfic) Books as Comfort Food & Security Blankets” was posted at Omnivore Bibliosaur.

georgia peaches and other forbidden fruit jaye robin brown   look both ways alison cherry   poppy jenkins   All Inclusive farzana doctor   lesbian decadence

Lesbian Decadence: Representations in Art and Literature in Fin-De-Siecle France by Nicole G. Albert was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Poppy Jenkins by Clare Ashton was reviewed at Lesbian Reading Room.

Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown was reviewed at AfterEllen.

Look Both Ways by Alison Cherry was reviewed at Queer Lit On My Mind.

All Inclusive by Farzana Doctor was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

Read Me Like a Book by Liz Kessler was reviewed at Queer Lit On My Mind.

Walking the Dog by Elizabeth Swados was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

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Link Round Up: June 6 – 19

othersideofparadise   irrepressible   nototherwisespecified   the-miseducation-of-cameron-post-cover-final   strangersinparadise

AfterEllen posted Poet Staceyann Chin speaks to us all in her passionate speech about Orlando.

Autostraddle posted

CBC Diversity posted Carrying On After Orlando.

style chelsea cameron   read me like a book kessler   third woman   the abyss surrounds us   underthelights

Gay YA posted

Glad Day Bookshop, the world’s oldest LGBTQ bookstore, has started an Indigogo tohelp move to a new, accessible & adaptable space.

Lambda Literary posted 28th Annual Lammy Award Winners Announced and New in June: Tig Notaro, Liz Swados, Dave Holmes, David Levithan, and Nina LaCour.

LGBTQ Reads posted Let’s Talk About Gay YA Fluff.

Women and Words posted Hot off the Press, June 2016 and Coming Attractions, July 2016.

of fire and stars   tripping to somewhere   pride robin stevenson   salt roads   indigosprings

Stella Duffy posted Fear and Phoenixing, about the Orlando shooting. 

Anne Hagan posted The Top 153 Lesfic Writers Alive (and Still Writing) Today.

Malinda Lo posted Favorite Young Adult Fiction About Lesbian, Bisexual, and Queer Girls.

Catherine Lundoff has reposted her LGBT Science Fiction and Fantasy posts: LGBT SFF in the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000-2010 part 1 and part 2.

Sarah Schulman posted Making Lesbian History Possible: A Proposal.

Rachel Spangler posted You Don’t Know Us, about the Orlando shooting.

Robin Stevenson was interviewed at BCLA LGBTQ.

Sarah Waters was interviewed about the play adaptation of The Night Watch at Royal Exchange Theatre.

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Humble Bundle is offering an LGBTQ Humble Book Bundle for Pride Month!

“The Curious Case of Sloane Britain” (a lesbian editor and author of lesbian pulp books in the 50s and 60s) was posted at Vintage Sleaze Paperbacks.

“10 Essential Queer Comics, According to Rising DC Star Steve Orlando” was posted at Vulture.

“Queer Poets on the Poems That Changed Their Lives” was posted at Poets.org.

“LGBTQ Lit for Children and Teens Comes of Age”, about upcoming LGBTQ titles, was posted at Publishers Weekly.

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Out On Good Behavior by Dahlia Adler was reviewed at Sleeps On Tables.

Final Cut by Lynn Ames was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova was reviewed at Queer Lit On My Mind.

Band vs Band Comix by Kathleen Jacques was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

You Know Me Well by Nina LaCour and David Levithan was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters was reviewed at Reflections of a Reader.

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Link Round Up: May 24 – June 5

Here Comes The Sun dennis benn   without annette book jane b mason   shallow graves kali wallace   under threat   inside of out thorne

AfterEllen posted 8 Perfectly Sapphic Summer Reads.

ALA GLBT Reviews posted Off the Shelf #13: Shadow of the Minaret: LGBT People in the Islamic World.

Gay YA posted

of fire and stars   unicorn tracks   nightwatch   gilda stories jewelle gomez   style chelsea cameron

Julia Ember posted #ReadProud Reading Challenge.

The play adaptation of Sarah Waters‘s The Night Watch was reviewed at The Independent and The Guardian.

“Penguin Pride to celebrate LGBTQ writers” was posted at The Bookseller.

“Gilda Lives On & Gay Life In The 1940s: Summer Reading Comes Early” was posted at HuffPost Books.

“Celebrating Lesbian Vampires: City Lights Books Releases Anniversary Edition of “‘The Gilda Stories'” was posted at TruthOut.

two serious ladies jane bowles   infringe burghauser   you know me well   black dove ana castillo   forty three septembers jewelle gomez

Two Serious Ladies by Jane Bowles was reviewed at Queer Modernisms.

Infringe by Sarah B. Burghauser was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Black Dove: Mama, Mi’jo, and Me by Ana Castillo was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Forty-Three Septembers by Jewelle Gomez was reviewed at NYPL.

dirty-river   juliettakesabreath   blue talk and love mecca jamilah sullivan   times of our lives jane waterton   atherfeet

Dirty River: A Queer Femme of Color Dreaming Her Way Home by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera was reviewed at Gay YA.

Blue Talk & Love by Mecca Jamilah Sullivan was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Time of Our Lives by Jane Waterton was reviewed at C-Spot Reviews.

At Her Feet by Rebekah Weatherspoon was reviewed at The Lesbian Review.

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Link Round Up: May 9 – 23

PriceofSalt   ordinary mayhem   all good children   a two-spirit journey   NoStraightLines

Autostraddle posted The True Price of Salt: On the Book that Became “Carol” and 26 Dreams Connie in “Voyage From Lesbos” Had About Genitalia, According to Her Doctor.

Book Riot posted A Shakespearean Courtship and Queer Book Characters I Would Totally Date.

Curve Magazine posted an interview with Victoria A. Brownworth about her lesbian feminist horror novel Ordinary Mayhem.

Lambda Literary posted New in May: Adam Haslett, Meredith Russo, Jia Qing Wilson-Yang, Garrard Conley, and Cheryl Clarke.

Panels posted Beyond Bechdel: A Brief History of Queer Comics.

“Queer YA 101: Things to keep in mind when talking about books with queer characters (Part I)” was posted at Swoon Reads.

heart of the pack   feminist bookstore movement   without annette book jane b mason   taking my life   heyday

Heart of the Pack by Jenny Frame was reviewed by Alexa Black.

The Feminist Bookstore Movement: Lesbian Antiracism and Feminist Accountability by Kristen Hogan was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Without Annette by Jane B. Mason was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Taking My Life by Jane Rule was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

Heyday by Marnie Woodrow was reviewed at C-Spot Reviews.

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Link Round Up: April 25 – May 8

This Is Where It Ends   nototherwisespecified   paperweight   farfromyou   gildastories

Autostraddle posted Lez Liberty Lit #96: Some Books Are Flowers, Some Are Weeds.

Lambda Literary posted Read Jewelle Gomez’s New Foreword for ‘The Gilda Stories: Expanded 25th Anniversary Edition’ and Blacklight: Crime Fiction Makes Hidden LGBTQ Histories Visible.

LGBTQ Reads posted Fave Five: Mental Health LGBTQ YAs and Under the Gaydar: Heartbreaker Edition.

LGBTQ Webcomics posted Purchasable LGBTQ Webcomics.

Panels posted Beyond Bechdel: A Brief History of Queer Comics.

Women and Words posted Hot Off the Press, May 2016 and Coming Attractions, June 2016.

ascension   Orangesarenottheonlyfruit   Go Deep   the mystics of miles end   full fathom five

“24 LGBTQ Books With A POC Protagonist, Because It’s Time To Diversify Your Reading List” was posted at Bustle.

“Top 10 landmarks in gay and lesbian literature” was posted at the Guardian.

“Sanctuary: Jeanette Winterson Saved My Life” was posted at LA Review of Books.

Go Deep by Leigh Matthews was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

The Mystics of Mile End by Sigal Samuel was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

So Much To Be Done: The Writings of Breast Cancer Activist Barbara Brenner edited by Barbara Sjoholm was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

In Case of Emergency, Break Glass by Sarah Van Arsdale was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Women of the Wolf and Other Stories by Renée Vivien was reviewed at queer modernisms.

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Link Round Up: April 11-24

no one helped by marcia m gallo   no confession no mass jennifer perrine   OneHundredDaysofRain   dirty-river   undertheudalatree

Autostraddle posted Lez Liberty Lit #95: My Puppy Ate My To-Read Pile.

BCLA LGBTQ posted Middle Grade Books with LGBTQ+ Themes – Part 1.

The 2016 Goldie Finalists have been announced.

Lambda Literary posted Publishing Triangle Awards: Winners Announced.

LGBTQ Reads posted Under the Gaydar: Bad Girls Edition.

Women and Words posted Hot off the Press, April 2016 and Coming Attractions, May 2016.

how many letters are in goodbye yvonne cassidy   bigbigsky   the-gay-revolution-9781451694116_lg   longredhair   bodymap

How Many Letters in Goodbye? by Yvonne Cassidy was reviewed at ALA GLBT Reviews.

Big Big Sky by Kristyn Dunnion was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle by Lillian Faderman was reviewed at Okazu.

Long Red Hair by Meags Fitzgerald was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

myyearzero   we love you charlie freeman cover   lovebythenumbers   ask a queer chick   life in a box is a pretty life

My Year Zero by Rachel Gold was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

We Love You, Charlie Freeman by Kaitlyn Greenidge was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Love by the Numbers by Karin Kallmaker (audiobook) was reviewed at Omnivore Bibliosaur.

Ask a Queer Chick: A Guide to Sex, Love, and Life for Girls Who Dig Girls by Lindsay King-Miller was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

the predicament of or shani mootoo   lesbian sex haiku book with cats   so much to be done barbara brenner   the abyss surrounds us   oscar of between

The Predicament of Or by Shani Mootoo was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

The Lesbian Sex Haiku Book (With Cats!) by Anna Pulley was reviewed at AfterEllen and Autostraddle.

So Much To Be Done: The Writings of Breast Cancer Activist Barbara Brenner edited by Barbara Sjoholm was reviewed at ALA GLBT Reviews.

The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie was reviewed at Rich In Color.

Oscar of Between: A Memoir of Identity and Ideas by Betsy Warland was reviewed at Autostraddle.

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