Gay pulp fictionor gay pulpsrefers to printed works, primarily fiction, that include references to male homosexualityspecifically male gay sexand that are cheaply produced, typically in paperback books made of wood pulp paper; lesbian pulp fiction is similar work about women. Michael Bronski, the editor of an anthology of gay pulp writing, notes in his introduction, "Gay pulp is not an exact term, and it is used somewhat loosely to refer to a variety of books that had very different origins and markets". Gay pulps are part of the expansion of cheap paperback books that began in the s and "reached its full force in the early s.
It's a very enjoyable book of well crafted, creative and romantic stories. It shakes me out of any reading ennui I may be experiencing and reminds me once again of the reasons for my love of the written word. The Exhilaration of Love As gay marriage bells are finally ringing out around the world, bestselling editors Timothy J.
Recently, Alan Hollinghurst said the gay novel is dead. Queer people face dangerous and deadly challenges — both in the United States and abroad — and it falls on writers to continue to bring these stories to light. Spanning from the 19th century to the present day, these books demonstrate that, while much has changed for LGBT people, many struggles persist.
This week I have a special treat for you. Gay historical fiction author, Erastes, shares the hisotry of the genre and her insights into is growing popularity. Please join me in welcoming, Erastes, and feel free to leave your quesitons and comments! That would mean neither Maurice E.
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Chaired by Emma Smart the panel—myself, Stacey Abbott and Ewan Kirkland—offered some thoughts on the topic and then took questions, largely from the audience. The discussion was lively and engaging, and the panel certainly had the best title ever: Gays of Fear and Wonder. Preparing for and participating in the panel raised several issues about how I, and others, engage with, are affected by, and remember television and this blog reflects on these.
Are you looking for a royal-commoner romance? A fake marriage? Over the years, these tales of queer happily ever afters have brought me much joy and comfort. Note: Books marked with an asterisk are ownvoices, which, in this case, means that the author is a queer man.
I am really excited to bring to your attention something that I think I should have been doing for a while now. As most all three of you know that I post my poetry online for free, I have decided my husband has decided that I should post them as well as my fiction online through Patreon. Besides being a poet, I write fiction.
Below you will find The Authors Haunt's guide to some of the best fiction sites on the Internet. Though this is by no means a complete list, it represents all the quality sites our staff and members have encountered whilst exploring online. If you have a link you would like us to consider for this page, please click here to submit it. Site Audience Description A Room of Her Own Lesbian Though this site has not been updated sinceit nevertheless hosts a great collection of fiction.