Award-Winning Author Jacqueline Woodson Responds to Racist Joke

Author of Brown Girl Dreaming Responds to Racist Joke

The incident illustrates the glaring lack of diversity in the publishing industry, says Woodson and ALA president Courtney Young.

Richard Blanco Talks Pilgrims, Poetry, and His Princely New Memoir

Richard Blanco Talks Pilgrims and Poetry

The gay inaugural poet shares insights on identity, immigration, and his new coming-of-age memoir, The Prince of Los Cocuyos.

Book Excerpt: Richard Blanco's First 'San Giving'

My First 'San Giving'

The first out inaugural poet shares a childhood memory of a Thanksgiving Day with a Cuban twist in his new memoir, The Prince of Los Cocuyos.

20 Great Gifts for the Aurally Fixated

20 Great Gifts for the Aurally Fixated

From British cozies to gay macho erotica, there's something for everyone in this list of terrific audio books.

Op-ed: Finding 'Queer' Through Leslie Feinberg's 'Stone Butch Blues'

Op-ed: Finding 'Queer' Through Leslie Feinberg's Stone Butch Blues

Memoirist Daisy Hernández, in tribute to the late author and activist Leslie Feinberg, recalls the words and places that Feinberg's classic novel evokes for her.

5 James Baldwin Quotes That Foreshadowed Ferguson

5 James Baldwin Quotes Foreshadowing Ferguson 

Several pundits and publications have referenced the gay and black writer, whose words remain relevant in describing race issues in America.

PHOTOS: Explore 'Genderqueer' and Other Genders Beyond the Binary
November 26 2014 2:15 AM ET

PHOTOS: Explore Genderqueer, More Beyond the Binary

Dave Naz shows off the gender spectrum in his contemplative new photo book, Gendequeer: And Other Gender Identities.

Book of Matt Author Responds to Media Matters' Criticism

Steve Jimenez challenges the watchdog organization to a public debate about the facts in his book about the Matthew Shepard murder case

Hot Sheet: November 21, 2014

Hot Sheet: If That Mockingjay Don't Sing...

Our top 10 entertainment and events highlights this week include Cher, Wonder Woman, Alvin Ailey, Mary J. Blige, and the penultimate chapter of the Hunger Games saga, Mockingjay — Part 1.

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