Pride Month Editors’ Picks!
Pride Month Editors’ Picks!

Here are some excellent queer titles for Pride Month, recommended by our editors!

Who By Fire by Greg Rhyno
Who By Fire by Greg Rhyno

The subtitle of Who By Fire, "A Dame Polara Mystery," might conjure in the reader's mind a dowager member of the aristocracy solving crimes in a cozy manner across the English countryside, circa 1920. The hero of Greg Rhyno's new novel is nothing like that, and the story is definitely not cozy.

Why I Wrote This Book: Issue #30
Why I Wrote This Book: Issue #30

Featuring Margaret Nowaczyk, Joanne Jackson, Mark Foss, and Jan Fancy Hull

The Last to the Party by Chuqiao Yang
The Last to the Party by Chuqiao Yang

The five sections of selections that make up her debut explore the connections we make along our journey and how they continue to affect us long after they become memories.

Excerpt: Borrowed Memories
Excerpt: Borrowed Memories

Excerpted with Permission, from 8th House Publishing

Secret Sex, edited by Russell Smith
Secret Sex, edited by Russell Smith

What would you write about sex if no one knew who you were? That’s the premise of the anthology Secret Sex, edited by Russell Smith, a set of anonymous short stories about sex, ranging from pure erotica to more literary reflections on sex and its role in life.

Rooted: poems by Tricia Snell
Rooted: poems by Tricia Snell

How not to judge a book by its cover when production values of Spot of Poetry are so high? Heavy, cream, textured cover stock with French flaps and full colour and inside-cover graphics, designed by Berdene Owen.

Limited Verse by David Martin
Limited Verse by David Martin

It is both a science fiction/dystopian book about poetry, but also includes some classic poetry reimagined. It really is genre defying, and it is necessary to suspend your belief and open your mind while reading this one.

Donald Andrus: The Shape of Desire by Ihor Holubizky, Pan Wendt & Roslyn Rosenfeld
Donald Andrus: The Shape of Desire by Ihor Holubizky, Pan Wendt & Roslyn Rosenfeld

four essays examining the artist Donald Andrus’ work throughout his career, spanning his different creative periods, his inspirations and larger scale projects, and his meditations on his own career and life.

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