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Two Books by Joseph F. Delgado: Review

The Tango of the Shipwreck: A Novel and AIDS: The Novelette by Joseph F. Delgado Besus & Abadi Ltd. Reviewed by Hank Trout Joseph F. Delgado is a prolific...

Punch Line: Poetry by Nancy Whitecar

Punch Line Two interns stood outside my brother’s hospital room and thrust words at us in ill-practiced affectation. “He—is—dead.” Laughter, as they turned down the hall. Just before, visitors crowded around pizza delivered...

Peter Staley: Never Silent

Never Silent A&U's Hank Trout Talks with Peter Staley About His Memoir of ACT UP, Activism, Love, Loss and Resilience You know Peter Staley’s face. You’ve...

Zoe Leonard at the Whitney: Poetry by Shari Caplan

Zoe Leonard at the Whitney Zoe Leonard mends oranges for her friends underground, who drink the nectar of the dead, who haze the newbies and crack up...

Brian Malloy: Writer & Advocate

A Survivor's Story A&U’s Hank Trout interviews Brian Malloy about his new novel about an AIDS widower, After Francesco When we think of “long-term HIV/AIDS survivors,”...

Rebel Dykes: Review

Rebel Dykes Directed by Harri Shanahan and Siân A. Williams Riot Productions Reviewed by Chael Needle ebel RDykes is one of the best documentaries I have seen in...

Once Removed: Paul William Kruse: Drama Award

Once Removed by Paul William Kruse Synopsis: Once Removed is a documentary play for solo performance. In an effort to understand his own Queer history, playwright...

The Blood Husband: David Mohan: Poetry Award

The Blood Husband That first time we knew by the three spots of blood left in the snow outside your apartment, the style of night sky up above us... Drunk, we...

The Gift: Carolyn O’Donnell: Fiction Award

The Gift by Carolyn O'Donnell A toy koala sits on a shelf near my bed. This little bear has sat there, watching over me, for nearly...

Again, I Am Left to Wonder: Christina Robertson: Nonfiction Award

Again, I Am Left to Wonder by Christina Robertson Looking over my life, again, I am left to wonder what if Christian hadn’t died so young?...

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