Casey Plett is the author of the novel Little Fish (Arsenal Pulp Press) and the short story collection A Safe Girl to Love (Topside Press), and co-editor of the anthology Meanwhile, Elsewhere: Science Fiction and Fantasy from Transgender Writers (Topside Press). She wrote a column on transitioning for McSweeney's Internet Tendency and her essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, Maclean's, The Walrus, Plenitude, the Winnipeg Free Press, and other publications. She is the winner of a Lambda Literary Award for Best Transgender Fiction and received an Honour of Distinction from The Writers' Trust of Canada's Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers. She lives in Windsor, Ontario.
This week we kicked off Pride Month with a booklist, observed World Environment Day, cheered for the Lambda Literary Awards winners, and much more!
For Pride Month we're celebrating with some fabulous LGBTQ+ poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. Here are five reads to round out your Pride reading!
From baking and eating chocolate fudge to cheering on the finalists of the Amazon First Novel Award, we were on a high this week. Scroll on for the bookish happenings this week.
We started off the week with our annual literary awards hangover, brought you our Gift Guide for holiday book-buying, and learned some rare words (we hope this In Review ensorcells you).
Lambda-Literary-Award winner Casey Plett is our final Gift Guide recommender this week with five thoughtful must-read titles for everyone from queer kids of colour seeking gay and lesbian fiction to road-trip strangers you never forget.
No worthy reading list is complete without some debut books to discover from emerging writers who might just be your next scrollmate. Check out the four debuts from 2018 that we're excited about.
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