Posts Tagged: queer literature

The Torment of Queer Literature

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Queer literature isn’t a box to unlock so that it can unlock me.

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The Rumpus Interview with Saleem Haddad

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Saleem Haddad discusses his debut novel Guapa, the Orlando shootings, the importance of queer spaces, and Arab literature.

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Fan Fiction, Feedback Loops, and Literary Leakage

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The New Inquiry has a smart analysis of fan fiction that examines its workings as a literary genre and as a form of reorienting, affecting, and queering a text: It announces a relationship to a source text that is infatuated, made dizzy, and vulnerable to betrayal. From this vulnerability, fanfiction seizes the objects of its affections and […]

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A Book of One’s Own

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Inspired by a reader’s powerful response to hir novel Roving Pack, Sassafras Lowrey teamed up with Hugh Ryan, founder of the Pop-Up Museum of Queer History, to curate the Queer Book Diorama Show, a collection of dioramas based on books that played a role in the development of their artists’ queer identities. The exhibition, currently […]

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