Literature

Culture

the future faces of literature

Meet six female writers making the world of literature a more diverse, exciting and revolutionary place in 2019.
Natty Kasambala
4.2.19
Culture

diary of a drag queen: crystal rasmussen on writing a book "by a queer for queers about queers"

The brilliant debut book by Crystal Rasmussen is out today, and we're sharing an exclusive excerpt and intro by the fabulous author herself. This memoir is juicy and unapologetic. It might make you cry, and it will most definitely make you laugh.
Tom Rasmussen
2.7.19
Culture

does it matter who writes queer stories?

There is a storm brewing in young adult fiction. A new book on the AIDS crisis has furthered debate around who should get commissioned and paid to tell certain stories.
Alim Kheraj
5.18.18
Culture

hilton als has some issues with the word 'woke'

In 'White Girls,' the Pulitzer prize-winning author explored race, sexuality, André Leon Talley and Eminem. He discusses its impact — and potential sequel — with Paul Flynn.
Paul Flynn
5.2.18
Arts

janet mock on writing a new kind of twenty-something

Janet Mock spent her twenties in New York — first interning at Playboy and later editing at People. Here's what she learned.
Kat Gillespie
8.31.17
Culture

from prejudice to pride: 'good as you' charts three decades of gay culture in britain

Writer and pop cultural commentator Paul Flynn’s debut book "Good As You" looks back at the past three decades of his life — charting the extraordinary cultural milestones that paved the way to gay equality. With the book out today, meet the author...
Matthew Whitehouse
4.27.17
Fashion

new label hades wants you to wear your emotions, from anxiety to unrequited love

Designer Cassie Holland has taken post-internet angst and turned it into wearable art.
Lynette Nylander
3.30.17
Culture

still in love with you: looking back at joan didion's 'a book of common prayer'

As the celebrated novel turns 50, we reflect upon the writer's profound impact on modern literature.
Philippa Snow
3.29.17
Culture

david wojnarowicz: revisiting the legacy of the pioneering queer artist, writer, and aids activist

As his blistering, autobiographical collection of essays "Close to the Knives" is reissued, i-D considers the profound influence of Wojnarowicz's work (from U2 covers to his iconic protest jacket) and its continued relevance.
La JohnJoseph
3.27.17
Culture

io tillett wright has identified as a boy, a girl, and a man, and traces his gender-fluid journey in a new memoir

Darling Days is an incredibly honest and emotional read by a transgender artist and activist.
Zio Baritaux
9.27.16
Culture

meet the queer performance troupe blending shakespeare and sex

Naked Boys Reading is revitalizing classic literature and dissecting male body image through naked performance.
Edward Siddons
4.28.16
Culture

meet crispin best, london's most original and oddest poet

As he publishes his first collection with Faber, we got on gchat with him to discuss living, working, and being fluent at being ill-at-ease.
Megan Nolan
4.15.16
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