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Monkey Orchid: Poetry by Kelly McQuain

Monkey Orchid                               Kelly McQuain’s Velvet Rodeo was recently chosen by poet C. Dale Young for BLOOM magazine’s poetry prize. His writing has been featured in...

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...

Black LGBT Health in the United States: Review

Black LGBT Health in the United States Edited by Lourdes Dolores Follins & Jonathan Mathias Lassiter Lexington Books Reviewed by C. Todd White The title of Black LGBT...

Leaves Falling Gently

Leaves Falling Gently by Susan Bauer-Wu New Harbinger Publications Reviewed by V. Anderson In her book, Leaves Falling Gently, Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN, defines and elaborates on three...

The Day Larry Kramer Dissed Me

by Mark S. King The mall was abuzz, with people darting in and out of stores, wrangling their kids and chatting on cell phones. I...

Almost: Fiction by John Whittier Treat

Almost in homage to Yasunari Kawabata by John Whittier Treat This was a good year for the wild blackberries. Autumn along the bottom edge of Puget Sound...

Maria Mejia & Jason Wood

A Warrior's Path AIDS activist Maria Mejia and author Jason Wood talk about their new book, From a Warrior’s Passion and Pain, and life lessons...

Compañeros

Compañeros Latino Activists in the Face of AIDS by Jesus Ramirez-Valles University of Illinois Press Reviewed by Nancy Ellegate Compañeros explores the lives of Latino HIV activists and records...

Memorial Quilt: Poetry by Michelle Perez

Memorial Quilt The last time we kissed our friend, was in upstate New York. She lived off a patch of gravel-strewn lane where willows overhang the road’s shoulder...

The Dream Team

The Dream Team Magic Johnson changed everything. He was that new rookie kid who took everyone by storm, and then made it onto the Dream...

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Bruce Ward: March 2008

Time Differences Playwright Bruce Ward talks with A&U’s Chael Needle about his new play, Lazarus Syndrome, finding support & the need to stay on top...

Edmund White Honored by PEN

Becoming Self-Aware

Edmund White: February 2008