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Positively Literary

Lawrence Schimel

Kite Tale A New Spanish-Language Book, Volando cometas, Teaches Young Children About HIV by Brent Calderwood In the new Spanish-language picture book Volando cometas (Bellaterra),...

Fire in the Belly

At the recent Lambda Literary Awards, a ceremony that honors LGBT literature each year, a biography of writer and artist David Wojnarowicz was named...

Why We Dance

Why We Dance Because we do the electric slide into the clinic to the tune of crying babies. Because every day we fox trot in and...

Literary Award Winners Announced

  Christopher Hewitt Award Winners 2013 A&U Magazine congratulates the winners of the first annual Christopher Hewitt Awards in Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction, and Drama. The quality...

Fear

  Fear When our bodies knuckled and slithered against each other, all I could taste was your blood seeping through your pores as it poured into me. Your ink was a...

After

After by Chuck Willman JMS Books Writer (and A&U columnist) Chuck Willman invites you into the world of committed partners Gabe and Chris, who have settled into...

My Life After Now

My Life After Now by Jessica Verdi Sourcebooks Fire Reviewed by Sally Hessney Jessica Verdi’s debut novel My Life After Now is about a teenager who tests positive...

AIDS in the End Zone

AIDS in the End Zone Kendra Albright and Karen Gavigan, editors Sarah Petrulis, illustrator University of South Carolina Reviewed by Sally Hessney University of South Carolina library science professors...

The Valiant Ones

  The Valiant Ones they left so abruptly the valiant ones countless many known many more nameless the truest sons and singers husbands and poets lovers and wives daughters and farmers workers and sisters brothers and...

Two Poems

Two Poems by Melissa Fry Beasley To My Beloved Aunt and Friend Something mysterious that came out of nowhere wouldn’t leave us alone, this thing we would...

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Powered by Love: A Grandmothers’ Movement to End AIDS in Africa by Joanna Henry, with Ilana Landsberg-Lewis; edited by Michele Landsberg, with photos by Alexis...

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