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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...

Chuck Forester: Writer & Advocate

Sex Is Our Birthright Chuck Forester revisits the early epidemic in his new novel by Raymond Luczak Because I’d grown up in the Upper Midwest, as in...

Shaun David Hutchinson: Writer & Advocate

Choosing Life An Intrepid Advocate, YA Author Shaun David Hutchinson Encourages Readers to Protect Their Mental and Their Sexual Health by Dann Dulin Photos by Chris Piedra Suicide....

Capture Theory: Review

Capture Theory by Joy Gaines-Friedler Kelsey Books Reviewed by Noah Stetzer Iwas sure there was some kind of myth or folktale I could mine for metaphors about birds....

A&U Announces New Drama Editor, Bruce Ward

A&U, a national nonprofit HIV/AIDS magazine, is pleased to announce Bruce Ward as the magazine’s first ever Drama Editor. Bruce Ward has been writing...

Mary Bowman Arts in Activism Award Announced

honoring the poet, advocate, author, singer and young person living with AIDS Mary Bowman, the National AIDS Memorial and ViiV Healthcare have created the...

Patient: Poetry by Ben Kline

  Patient Take your time, Frank told the cutstone trainer untying his white swimsuit. Poppers hovered under the briny draft. Your journey is the point of any goal. Nude, the...

Lockdown Lit: What Are You Reading During Shelter in Place?

Lockdown Lit What are you reading to make it through that you think others might turn to for sustenance? A&U writers/editors weighed in. During incarceration, I’ve...

Dead Uncle: Poetry by Ben Kline

Dead Uncle, 1979 Hail Marys lobbed at the altar from the last pew. Only twenty five. Light sentence mumbled fast. No beads. No sweat. I knew Father heard...

Poz: Fiction by Norman Belanger

Poz by Norman Belanger Carey calls me. Since the latest outbreak, and self-quarantine, he now uses the phone to talk. We have conversations on the phone,...

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