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The Heart’s History

The Heart's History by Lewis DeSimone Lewis DeSimone is the author of the novel Chemistry and the recently released The Heart’s History (both from Lethe Press)....

The Girl in the Red Sweater

Essay by D.L. Ransom Girl in red sweater…big brown eyes…HIV-free in a sea of otherwise. This little girl, so frail yet strong. My heart aches...

Journeys Through Darkness

Journeys Through Darkness by Alina Oswald CreateSpace Reviewed by Chip Alfred To put it simply, Kurt Weston’s story is a writer’s dream. Having endured more than his share...

Precious Lives

Drama by Kathey Norton INT. HOSPITAL DAY STACIE ROBINSON, admitted to the hospital after attempting suicide, is filled with anger and tries to free herself from the...

Divining Divas

Divining Divas 100 Gay Men on Their Muses Edited by Michael Montlack Lethe Press Reviewed by Chuck Willman Divining Divas: 100 Gay Men on Their Muses is a wonderful...

Caregiver

Caregiver by Rick R. Reed Dreamspinner Press Reviewed by Alina Oswald “There is a fine line between triumph and disaster. That line is hope,” says long-term AIDS survivor...

Well With My Soul

Well With My Soul by Gregory G. Allen  ASD Publishing Reviewed by Alina Oswald “Is it all well with my soul?” is the question that comes to mind upon...

(Billions of years ago)

(Billions of years ago) Billions of years ago there was a moment (or many millennia) of infinite density. A massive explosion caused the universe to begin...

XY on XY

XY on XY by David Waggoner and Lester Strong Galleries of Monroe Press Reviewed by David Leddick These two creative guys, A&U’s David Waggoner and Lester Strong, are on to...

Eavesdropper, 1990

Eavesdropper, 1990 Notice his damp curtains as the drafts pass. He happens upon those topics like need, absently. His queer kind of alchemy. A predecessor marked by cashmere...

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