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Gay author has his book canceled by publisher because of bio

On Saturday, August 24th, 2013
gay author It is an authors dream to have their manuscript accepted for publication, but imagine if a manuscript was accepted but later publication canceled, not because of the content of the book, but the author’s bio. This was reality for a couple of authors in Utah. As reported by The Salt Lake Tribune on August 21, ...

Poetry: ‘Survivor’ by Yvette Mozayik

On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
scratchboard_woman_by_shorty1013 survivor you are a survivor girl stand up and be strong you’ve made it through hard times made it through storms girl you’re a survivor stand up and be strong you’ve seen hard times, been through bad marriages the let downs of dreams, been through it all girl but you’re still here so it seems ...

30 LGBT writers you must read before you die: June Jordan

On Sunday, May 12th, 2013
junejordan_lyndakoolish1   “We are the ones we have been waiting for.” ― June Jordan When you are an inspired writer, you put a pen in the hands of your heart and you communicate to the world your struggle, your reason and your definition. Such a writer was born in 1936 and her literary voice became known ...

Poetry: “Happiness” by Kevin M. Hibshman

On Saturday, May 4th, 2013
Kevin Hibshman     The warmth that grows. That spreads out from within. It must be… Not sure of whispered beginnings. Cannot fathom imagined ends. Breathing freely… In and out. Out and in. Love, you are here! Peeking out from behind books and plants guarding the apartment. Smiling behind moist Summer foliage. A fragrance of wet vegetation. ...

I Dreamed… by William Mann

On Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
Poem by William Mann     I dreamed I fell asleep on a rose, the most beautiful I had ever seen.   Its petals were soft and bright, each more perfect than the next.   The stem was strong and supportive, the roots held strong in the rich soil.   The pollen was intoxicating and sweet, and I swooned ...

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