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Positively Literary

Christopher Hewitt Awards 2015

When we founded the Christopher Hewitt Awards in 2013, I didn’t know who Christopher Hewitt was. What I knew was that I had recently...

At the LGBT History Museum in San Francisco…: Poetry by Sean...

Winner of the 2015 Christopher Hewitt Award: Poetry                                             Born and raised in Southern Virginia, the house where Sean Patrick Mulroy grew up was built in...

Long-Term Survivor: Nonfiction by Victoria Noe

Winner of the Christopher Hewitt Award 2015: Creative Nonfiction Long-Term Survivor by Victoria Noe It’s only the past few years that that designation has become widely used....

Gay Gotham: Review

Gay Gotham: Art and Underground Culture in New York by Donald Albrecht, with Stephen Vider Skira Rizzoli Reviewed by Hank Trout Confession: I dearly love exhibit-specific museum books....

Conflict Is Not Abuse: Review

Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility and the Duty of Repair by Sarah Schulman Arsenal Pulp Press Reviewed by John Francis Leonard In her new non-fiction...

Rabih Alameddine: Writer & Advocate

Remembering Our History With His New Novel, The Angel of History, Rabih Alameddine Reawakens Our Memories of the Early Days of AIDS by John Francis Leonard Rabih...

Peeling Back the Layers: Review

Peeling Back the Layers: A Story of Trauma, Grace and Triumph by Lawayne Childrey Outskirts Press Reviewed by T.J. Banks God, someone once said, comes through the wound....

Positively Beautiful: Review

Positively Beautiful Directed by Diveena Cooppan Mo Berry Productions/Wicked Delicate Reviewed by T.J. Banks When you come to the edge of all the light you have known and...

Tim Murphy: Advocate

One Building, Many Stories In a new novel, writer & activist Tim Murphy revisits the early days of AIDS by John Francis Leonard Activism, journalism, advocacy, and...

“Albert’s Prayer”: Fiction by Marie Esposito

Albert's Prayer by Marie Esposito Albert wore a silver cross in his left ear. It dangled like a hanged man. A new Eartha Kitt song, “Where...

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