Spending the holiday here at one of my favorite places to read I was particularly thankful for the generosity of authors. Coming your way later this week is Band of Thebes' annual queer lit poll. Along with dozens of returning giants are 25+ writers participating for the first time, including:
Justin Luke Zirilli, author of Gulliver Takes Five. Rick Whitaker, author of The First Time I Met Frank O'Hara: Reading Gay American Writers. Jonathan Weinberg, author of Speaking for Vice. Laurie Weeks, author of Zipper Mouth. Lee Thomas, author of The German. Glen Retief, author of The Jack Bank. Ryan Quinn, author of The Fall. Stephan Niederwieser, author of On a Wednesday in September. Paul Morton, critic and literary interviewer. Jory Mickelson, author of Slow Depth. Jeff Mann, author of Purgatory. Lonely Christopher, author of The Mechanics of Homosexual Intercourse. Clayton Littlewood, author of Goodbye to Soho. Nick Krieger, author of Nina Here Nor There. Richard Kramer, author of These Things Happen. Kerry Hudson, author of Tony Hogan Bought Me an Ice-Cream Float Before He Stole My Ma. Tendai Huchu, author of The Hairdresser of Harare. Lee Houck, author of Yield. Justin Hall, author of No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics. Michael Graves, author of Dirty One. Charles Francis, editor of Petition Denied, Revolution Begun. Kergan Edwards-Stout, author of Songs for the New Depression. Farzana Doctor, author of Six Metres of Pavement. Ivan Coyote, author of Missed Her. Jeanne Córdova, author of When We Were Outlaws. Lisa Cohen, author of All We Know: Three Lives. Dan Bucatinsky, author of Does This Baby Make Me Look Straight? Charles Rowan Beye, author of My Husband and My Wives. Ellis Avery, author of The Last Nude.