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Call for Submissions for New Anthology

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: In Our Words: Queer Stories from Black, Indigenous, and People of Color WritersStory selection by Anne ShadeEdited by Victoria VillaseñorPublisher: Bold Strokes BooksPublication Date: Spring 2021As an LGBTQ+ publisher, Bold Strokes Books strives to ensure that our list of publications represents the cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints of our world. We believe everyone… Continue reading Call for Submissions for New Anthology

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Sic Semper Transit Omnia by Justine Saracen

Change, you say? I think I can talk quite a lot about change. I was a child in postwar New York City, in a family of five in a one-bedroom tenement. Blacks were ghettoized, homosexuals were invisible (or hospitalized), and women were ambitionless ‘girls’ whose sole purpose was to attract and keep a man. I… Continue reading Sic Semper Transit Omnia by Justine Saracen

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Manic Crafting by new author Lyn Hemphill

A couple of days ago I decided to have a day off from my usual job (I mark papers and tutor kids for an online school, so unsurprisingly we’ve been pretty busy during the Coronavirus lockdown!) and spend all of my usual work time writing. I managed 900 words. By the end of the day… Continue reading Manic Crafting by new author Lyn Hemphill

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Opportunity and Adventure in Change by Rebecca S. Buck

This is the 11th time there has been a Nottingham-based Bold Strokes Books festival. It’s an event that spans a whole decade. Way back in 2010, the first occasion was one quite formal afternoon in the upstairs room in Waterstones. It’s grown into a two-day celebration, welcoming international authors most years, spilling out of Waterstones into… Continue reading Opportunity and Adventure in Change by Rebecca S. Buck