Kevin Thomas’ “author photo” for the upcoming collection of his HORN! reviews for The Rumpus, soon available from—who else?—OR Books.
Escape the holidays with fiction from OR Books during this miserable season of endless festivity! This week only, use coupon code “HOLIDAYMISERY” to get 20% off novels and short story collections.
“Gay Propaganda brings together original stories, interviews and testimonial, presented in both English and Russian, to capture the lives and loves of LGBT Russians living both in Russia and in exile today. Timed for publication in February 2014, on the eve of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, the book is a provocative riposte to Russia’s recently passed and ill-defined ban on “homosexual propaganda.””
Reverend Billy, author of End of the World, is making quite a splash in the media recently.
Democracy Now covers the following story: Reverend Billy Faces Year in Prison for Protesting JPMorgan Chase’s Financing of Fossil Fuels
Rajathi Salma and Kim Longinotto’s Salma: Filming a Poet in Her Village is a hugely engaging, disconcerting book that takes you behind the scenes of BAFTA award winning Kim Longinotto’s beautiful film Salma. This is not an academic book but reads more like a travelogue or a personal journal, exploring the experiences of two women who come together to make the film.
From the “IQEA” Special Russian LGBTQ Holiday Edition: "Russia is my motherland, but right now my mother is acting like an abusive bitch"