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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....

Living on “The Drive”: Nonfiction by Francisco Ibáñez-Carrasco

Essay by Francisco Ibáñez-Carrasco Living on "The Drive" 1986–2009 Living in Canada, being Canadian, for me, is being HIV-positive. I don’t know any other way of life. I...

Christopher Hewitt Awards 2016: Winners Announced

Time & Telling The 2016 Hewitt Award winners for Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction are marked by three strong, distinct voices, but the connective tissue...

Chip Livingston: Writer & Advocate

Healing Words Writer Chip Livingston talks to A&U's Chael Needle About Stories of Survival Photographed Exclusively for A&U by Gabriel Padilha In “Fire and Rain,” the opening...

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...

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...

Logic as the Second Person Singular: Poetry by Michael Hurley

Logic as the Second Person Singular AIDS sufferers in Papua New Guinea have been buried alive by their terrified relatives….If they killed the victims with a...

From a Sick Girl in Burkina Faso

From a Sick Girl in Burkina Faso —near the Mali border, 1999 Ce n’est pas bon—It’s not good— these are the...

Mariological Recitative of Mystical Pharmacology: Poetry by Joseph F. Delgado

  Mariological Recitative of Mystical Pharmacology                                                                                                                         —Joseph F. Delgado Joseph F. Delgado is a former professor of Spanish literature and linguistics at the universities of Minnesota, Puerto...

The American People Volume 1: Review

The American People Volume 1: Search for My Heart by Larry Kramer Farrar, Straus & Giroux Reviewed by John Francis Leonard Recently, I’ve been on something of a...

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Reality Check One Individual's Fight for HIV Justice by Tim Hinkhouse Back in the late eighties, I was living in the San Francisco Bay Area and, at...

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