Poems by Joshua Merchant

Outside sounds like the family of cardinals- or the grief of lightening we survive together and still mundane- the walks from home. the movies. grocery store or dinner table. the vastness of it all. the field of horses behind my apartment that bring me to a pause. can’t see the face but I know somethingContinue reading “Poems by Joshua Merchant”

Light Spots: Poetry.

Sylvia Bernhardt Light Spots Blind courage  Has moved me once more. Scabbed yet gently painted, My toes brush the dirt aside To check for glass or unknown Hurts. Others, Blind in their own respects, Dropped spilt or threw On the path I trod. Pilgrims passing through will Look upon me, with jealous Tired, eyes. BeneathContinue reading “Light Spots: Poetry.”

Tonight! Sinister Wisdom 124: Deeply Held Beliefs

Sinister Wisdom 124: Deeply Held Beliefs Spiritual/Political Activism of Lesbian Feminists in the South brings together the sixth and last issue of stories collected by the Southern Lesbian Feminist Activist Herstory Project (SLFAHP). Many of these stories show the intersection of spirituality and religion with politics and social justice movements in the South. In theContinue reading “Tonight! Sinister Wisdom 124: Deeply Held Beliefs”

Foglifter~ Reading Tonight!

Queer Reading Tonight! THURSDAY MARCH 24TH. SEE INFO BELOW BETWEEN FUTURITY AND CHAOS: IMAGINING QUEERER POSSIBILITIES Join us TOMORROW for a reading hosted by Foglifter, just femme & dandy at SMOL Fair!We’re so excited to announce our virtual reading, Between Futurity and Chaos: Imagining Queerer Possibilities! Hosted by Foglifter and just femme & dandy at SMOL Fair, this freeContinue reading “Foglifter~ Reading Tonight!”

New Resource: Libguide on LGBTQ Writers and Artists in Special Collections APRIL 15, 2021/ HORNBAKELIBRARY Hornbake Library’s Literature and Rare Books collectioncontains many excellent works by LGBTQ writers and artists.  If you would like to learn more about works by LGBTQ people in Literature and Rare Books but aren’t sure where to start, we have the solution.  ExploringContinue reading

Anathema Magazine

Have you heard about this website yet? A friend shared it with me yesterday as another resource for us: http://www.anathemamag.com/about-anathema They write; At Anathema we’re interested in giving that exceptional work a home. Specifically the exceptional work of queer people of colour (POC)/Indigenous/Aboriginal creators. As practicing editors we’re keenly aware of the structural and institutional racismContinue reading “Anathema Magazine”

Queer POC Poets & Writers

  Gloria Anzaldua “Borderlands” Richard Blanco “Looking for the Gulf Motel” Jericho Brown “The Tradition” Frannie Choy “Soft Science” Nikky Finney “Head Off and Split” Roxanne Gay “Difficult Women” Saeed Jones “Prelude to Bruise” Donika Kelly “Bestiary” Rickey Laurentiis “Boy with Thorn” Audre Lorde “Zami” Carmen Maria Machado “Her Body and Other Parties” Lee MokobeContinue reading “Queer POC Poets & Writers”