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Ribbons: Fiction by Jameson Currier

Editor's note: Originally featured in the September/October 1995 issue of A&U.   Ribbons by Jameson Currier For years Janet had trained to be an actress, taken classes in...

When Metaphors Fail

Fiction by Michael A. Kiggins It’s late, and you’re tired and he’s tired, but you’re putting as much into this as you can, hoping he’ll...

Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening: Review

Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening : How I Learned the Unexpected Joy of a Green Thumb and Open Heart Carol Wall Amy Einhorn Books/G.P. Putnam’s Sons Reviewed...

Carved in Bone: Review

Carved in Bone: A Henry Rios Novel by Michael Nava Persigo Press Reviewed by John Francis Leonard Six-time Lambda Literary award winning author Michael Nava returns with another...

If you believe you are safe: Poetry by Tara-Michelle Ziniuk

If you believe you are safe ring silence draped over night. bring our end. I a mess want your attention, applause. There is a purpose for you real brutal clear. Two hundred thousand million...

The Jordan Project: Nonfiction by Jess Craig

Nonfiction by Jess Craig The Jordan Project It is winter but Clarisse’s light-brown skin glistens with sweat as she methodically lays out her pills on burgundy and...

Love Don’t Need a Reason: Review

Love Don't Need a Reason: The Life & Music of Michael Callen by Matthew J. Jones Punctum Books Reviewed by Hank Trout When Michael Callen took the stage...

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...

Visit IV: Poetry by Mary Kathryn Vernon

Editor's note: Originally appeared in the August 2005 issue of A&U.   Visit IV On the skirted porch that flanks two sides of the house, on a wicker table, kept...

Queer Aging: Review

Queer Aging The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology by Jesus Ramirez-Valles Oxford University Press Reviewed by Hank Trout From the Oxford University Press comes Queer Aging:...

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