Long-Term Survivor: Nonfiction by Victoria Noe

Winner of the Christopher Hewitt Award 2015: Creative Nonfiction Long-Term Survivor by Victoria Noe It’s only the past few years that that designation has become widely used....

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Just Another Death Sentence: Nonfiction by Hank Trout

One morning in July 1989, I woke up with my right eye swollen completely shut and cysts all over my chest and belly. I...

The Test: Nonfiction by Paul A. Aguilar

The Test by Paul A. Aguilar This past October was the thirtieth anniversary of discovering I had acquired the human immunodeficiency virus, aka HIV. I was...

Left for Dead

I died three decades ago. In my early twenties. At the apex of the AIDS crisis in America in the 1980s. I’m long gone...

The Scream of the Phoenix: Nonfiction by Jesús Guillén

The Scream of the Phoenix to all kinds of survivors around the world Most of us cry when we are born because the trauma of...

Walt Odets: Advocate & Writer

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Stella: Nonfiction by Hank Trout

Stella by Hank Trout I first met Jim the day I tried to pick up his boyfriend at the Polk Gulch Saloon. The Gulch was a...

The Custody Visit (1987): Nonfiction by Andrea Laiacona Dooley

The Custody Visit (1987) by Andrea Laiacona Dooley Seventh grade ended, and it was time to visit my father in Indiana. We’d last seen him at...

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