Tag Archives: gay

Author Colm Tóibín on ‘Pulling Things Up and Out’

The Irish master discusses the creative impulse, his writing process, and why he finally started writing about queer characters.

Garth Greenwell on the Poetry of Being an Outsider

“I had no intention of writing about childhood or Kentucky in the 90s or being a queer person there…”

Acclaimed Author Edmund White on Capturing The Gay Experience

“In fiction you have an obligation to show representative characters… you don’t just want to show a bunch of freaks.”

A powerful portrait of the immigrant experience: “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous” reviewed

This is easily one of the best debut novels of the year: an unflinching, lyrical dissection of tragedy and trauma — large and small.

Alan Hollinghurst: Lines of beauty

The Man-Booker author Alan Hollinghurst talks about Tennyson and taking ecstasy.

Conversations with my soul: an interview with Igshaan Adams

From the archives: a chat I did five years ago with 2018’s visual artist of the year.

Rugby’s Jozi Cats are tackling gay stereotypes

Forget the Springboks. On training with the Jozi Cats, Africa’s first competitive gay rugby team.