Link Round Up: Dec 5-18

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Autostraddle posted

How do we define Lesbian Literature? posted 30 responses to the questions: 1. How do you identify yourself in the world? 2. How would you define Lesbian Literature? 3. What have your experiences been like with Lesbian Literature, and how have you experienced it throughout your personal or formal education? If you have never experienced Lesbian Literature why do you think that is?

Women and Words was been hosting the 12-Day Holiday Hootenanny, 2012, with tons of book giveaways! Check back every day!

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emily m danforth‘s The Miseducation of Cameron Post has been announced as a 2013 Morris Award Finalist.

Sarah Diemer posted

Eloise Klein Healy has been selected as LA’s first poet laureate and was interviewed at Lambda Literary.

Annameekee Hesik was interviewed at I’m Here. I’m Queer. What the Hell Do I Read?

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Malinda Lo posted My favorite YA sci-fi and fantasy novels of 2012 and My Top 10 Blog Posts of 2012.

Sarah Terez Rosenblum, author of Herself When She’s Missing, was interviewed at Curve Mag.

Laurie Salzler was interviewed at Women and Words.

Rebekah Weatherspoon posted Lots of news! Events! Awards! News! News! News!

Jeanette Winterson was written about at The Arts Desk.

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“‘Reading Queer Series’ To Promote Miami as a Center for LGBTQ Literature” was posted by Neil de la Flor.

“ANNOUNCEMENT: 1970s Gay & Lesbian YA Read-a-Long” was posted at Bonjour, Cass!

“Books: Last minute ideas for your gay bibliophile” was posted at GA Voice.

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Carry the One by Carol Anshaw was reviewed by Bonjour, Cass! as part of the Green Carnation Prize project.

The Book of Eleanor by Nat Burns was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Coal to Diamonds by Beth Ditto and Michelle Tea was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Julie Anne Peters’s books were recommended by Tori Munro on Youtube.

It’s Our Prom (So Deal With It) by Julie Anne Peters was reviewed at bookshelves of doom.

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Parallel Visions by Cheryl Rainfield was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

First Grass Spring Fire by Rae Spoon (a queer/trans novel/memoir) was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

(You) Set Me on Fire by Mariko Tamaki was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

Broken Like This by Monica Trasandes was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Seminal Murder by Mary Vermillion was reviewed at The Rainbow Reader.

As always, there are lots more links at the Lesbrary’s twitter and facebook accounts!

Link Round Up: Oct 9-16


Curve Magazine posted 24th Annual Lambda Literary Awards.

Lambda Literary posted Let’s Talk About Sex: Allison, Myles, and Woolf and Amanda Kyle Williams: Creating Kick-Ass Women.

The Outer Alliance posted OA Podcast #25: Live at Gaylaxicon!


“Queer Cogs: Steampunk, Gender Identity, and Sexuality” was posted at TOR.

“Keeping Up With the Gays of DC and Marvel” was posted at Out.

“Lee Lynch and Lori Lake on Lesbian Mystery, Police Raids, and Fairy Godmothers” was posted at The Advocate.

“Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite LGBTQ Authors” was posted at Bonjour, Cass!


Lisa Cohen was interviewed at The Hive.

Jeanne Cordova was interviewed at Ms Magazine.

Nann Dunne was interviewed by Q. Kelly.

KB Grant  (aka KT Grant) posted Why We Need More Lesbian Romance and Fiction.

Malinda Lo posted Upcoming events in Portland and Palo Alto and was interviewed at TOR.

Sassafras Lowrey posted National Coming Out Day.


The Raven’s Heart by Jesse Blackadder was reviewed at Piercing Fiction and Lambda Literary.

Down to the Bone by Mayra Lazara Dole was reviewed at Lambda Literary.

Landing by Emma Donoghue was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.

People Who Disappear by Alex Leslie was reviewed by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian.