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All the Young Men: Review

All the Young Men A Memoir of Love, AIDS, and Chosen Family in the American South Ruth Coker Burks with Kevin Carr O'Leary Grove Atlantic Reviewed by Hank Trout In...

Ghosts Ambling Along East 46th Street: Poetry by Raymond Luczak

Ghosts Ambling Along East 46th Street Not ever expecting to see you again, you appeared, walking ahead. I felt like a wren. I stayed behind, not wanting...

Prayer Ribbons: Review

Prayer Ribbons, from Provincetown to Orlando Directed by Lise Balk King Reviewed by Hank Trout The Compact, a community-based organization in Provincetown, Massachusetts, that has nurtured the...

“So there will be no distraction”: Poetry by Simon Perchik

Poetry So there will be no distraction you shower at night, your hands kept cold as the same sound snow breaks off bit by bit whose only defense is...

Dan: Poetry by Larry Schulte

Dan “when i want to kiss you, i kiss the ground.” Danez Smith The language you spoke from your hospital death bed unintelligible to the rest of us. Was...

Pushcart Prize Nominees 2020

Puschart Prize Nominees 2020 Each year, the Pushcart Prize selection committee puts out a call to the small presses to submit their best work published...

Fag Hags, Divas and Moms on Audio

Fag Hags, Divas and Moms on Audio The audio version of award-winning writer Victoria Noe’s Fag Hags, Divas and Moms: The Legacy of Straight Women...

Waiting on a Miracle: Poetry by Joe Bisicchia

Waiting on a Miracle Will wine ever flow despite all the vinegar in my veins? I know it shall arrive, the balm, whatever its welcoming face, sure...

The Waiting Room: Fiction by Harry F. Rey

The Waiting Room Glasgow 2020 "Michael?” I call out into the waiting room. The smell of fresh paint and flowers is overwhelming, almost making me want...

Drawing on Walls: Review

Drawing on Walls: A Story of Keith Haring Written by Matthew Burgess Illustrated by Josh Cochran Enchanted Lion Books Reviewed by Hank Trout Drawing on Walls: A Story of...

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