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Chris Hewitt 2014 Winners Announced

  Christopher Hewitt Award Winners 2014 When we announced our winners last year for the first annual Christopher Hewitt Award, we wrote that the award was...

Wet Land: Review

Wet Land by Lucas De Lima Action Books Reviewed by Eric Sneathen Lucas De Lima’s Wet Land pulses with the enviably ludicrous energy and subversive nuttiness of queer...

Two Natures: Review

Two Natures by Jendi Reiter Saddle Road Press Reviewed by T.J. Banks Julian Selkirk gets under our skin. Immediately. When we first meet him, the hero of Jendi...

Ashamed to Die

Ashamed to Die: Silence, Denial, and the AIDS Epidemic in the South by Andrew J. Skerritt Lawrence Hill Books Reviewed by Nancy Ellegate AIDS has long been identified...

Lines on my HIV Test: Poetry by Mike Zimmerman

Lines on my HIV Test “Glory and light of poets! now may that zeal and love’s apprenticeship that I poured out on your heroic verses serve me...

Two Poems by Noah Stetzer

Two Poems by Noah Stetzer Measure of a Man Numbers crowd this room: T-cells, viral load, telephone, clocks, oxygen, and the day. Longitude and latitude place us here in the...

Queer Aging: Review

Queer Aging The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology by Jesus Ramirez-Valles Oxford University Press Reviewed by Hank Trout From the Oxford University Press comes Queer Aging:...

Journeys Through Darkness

Journeys Through Darkness by Alina Oswald CreateSpace Reviewed by Chip Alfred To put it simply, Kurt Weston’s story is a writer’s dream. Having endured more than his share...

Wilhemina’s War: Review

Wilhemina's War Directed by June Cross Secret Daughters Productions Reviewed by T.J. Banks When we hear the words “woman warrior,” Joan of Arc or Boudicca comes to mind....

Steven Reigns

Inheritance Recovered Poet & Advocate Steven Reigns Talks with A&U's Chip Alfred It’s been nearly ten years since Steven Reigns released his last book of poetry....

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