For those interested in the world of LGBTQ publishing, there are several articles of interest in the May 29th issue of Publishers Weekly. In the article “Welcoming Spaces,” Alex Green discusses that role that mainstream booksellers have taken in distributing books from LGBTQ presses (p. 23-28). Though the LGBTQ publishing industry has blossomed over the […]
By Eric Hanshaw There is a new resource posted on the GLBTRT Professional Tools page. It is under Bibliographies: General Reading under the title LGBTQ+ Graphic Novels. You can also view the PDF here. This bibliography was created to highlight graphic novels and comic books that either star LGBTQ+ characters, or feature them as part […]
By Ashely R. Lierman Award-winning poet and BuzzFeed editor Saeed Jones picked a list of 6 books for LGBT readers for the Advocate. Jones’s list includes poetry, novels, and memoir from a variety of different authors. View the slideshow at the Advocate.
By John Mack Freeman The twelfth book in the popular Captain Underpants series has been banned from one school’s book fair because of its GLBT content. Via WXYZ: “Captain Underpants and the Sensational Sag of Sir Stinks-A-Lot” is the 12th novel in author Dav Pilkey’s series. Pilkey recently announced that a main character in the book […]