2022 is proving to be one of the queerest ever in terms of literature, including fiction, non-fiction, and poetry titles. If it's not already on your reading list, by all means, add lesbian writer Lauren McBrayer's debut novel 'Like a House on Fire.'
In his debut novel, 'The Sign for Home,' author Blair Fell explores the friendship between Arlo, a young, straight DeafBlind Jehovah's Witness, and Cyril, his gay older ASL interpreter. Fell shared his inspiration and ideas behind his novel.
Steve Fellner's new book is at turns hysterically funny and cause for hysteria. Fellner is relentlessly open in the way he details his struggles with mental illness that is alternately clinical and casual.
San Francisco poet Richie Hofmann combines memoir and fiction in order to detail the character's interior monologue in his new book of poems, 'A Hundred Lovers.'
Spring has sprung, and with it blossoms a bouquet of new arts and nightlife events. Take in the florid display in this week's listings.
For our final arts and nightlife-themed 50 years in 50 weeks tribute, we'd like to share our April 1, 2021 64-page special edition, which included more than a dozen expansive features on the Bay Area Reporter's five decades of coverage.
Having danced with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for an astounding 25 years, dancer Vernard J. Gilmore's love and passion for the company, and in particular the classic work "Revelations," is still radiant.
Sang Young Park's gay-themed 'Love in the Big City,' his first to be newly translated into English, has been a runaway bestseller (nine printings) in South Korea, astounding for such a socially conservative nation.
Music mixes from the halcyon days of 1970s and '80s Fire Island and New York City nightclubs have been rediscovered in a series of remastered cassette mixes found in boxes at a Fire Island house. The Pine Walk Collection is now listenable on MixCloud.
In our nearly final yearlong celebrations of the Bay Area Reporter's 50th anniversary, our eleventh monthly online panel, set for March 10, will focus on fifty years of arts coverage with former and current editors and writers.
With his breathtaking and brief memoir 'Sticker,' queer writer Henry Hoke challenges our notions and expectations of the genre and does it all in under 125 pages.
Akash, the protagonist of Neel Patel's debut novel, 'Tell Me How To Be,' ralphs at important family gatherings, behavior that evinces a certain sincerity in a clan infested with secrets.