Here’s some stuff going on that you might be interested in. If you have an event coming up or there’s an event you think we should know about, drop us a line at the Contact Page (here’s the link for easy access) and let us know. Please try to get the info to us at least a week or two before the actual event, so we have time to post. Thanks!
Don’t forget, we’ve got the hot off the press/coming attractions listed on our static page HERE.
GCLS is now accepting nominations for awards. There’s a new award this year — cover design! It’s an online process, now, so heads up. Here’s the info.
And the GCLS Writing Academy is accepting applications for 2015-2016. Click here for info.
LAMBDA LITERARY AWARDS NOMINATIONS
It’s that time again. LLA is taking nominations. Click HERE for more info.
QUEER ROMANCE MONTH (blogsite)
Go on and have a looksee over there. If you’re a writer, they are taking blogs. This year, they’re going to start up the first week of October. Click HERE.
COCKTAIL HOUR PRODUCTIONS
Sept. 6, Chatting with Colette Moody about Robert Galbraith’s (aka J.K. Rowling) The Silkworm
Aug. 24, Flicks and Swizzle sticks with Nikki, Georgia Beers, and Melissa Brayden chatting about films
Aug. 19, Conversations at the Bar with Andi Marquette (full disclosure; that’s me)
Aug. 9, chatting about Robert McCammon’s spy/paranormal novel, The Wolf’s Hour
BOLD STROKES BLOG
Sept. 4, Interview with Dena Hankins
Sept. 1, Lee Lynch, “The Amazon Trail: The Last Holiday”
Aug. 28, Shea Godfrey, “Only the Most Refined Dust”
Aug. 26, VK Powell, “Publishers Weekly. Really?”
Aug. 21, David Swatling, American in Amsterdam
Aug. 19, Clifford Henderson, ” ‘Rest Home Runaways’ Giveaway (plus other discussions)
Aug. 15, Donna K. Ford, “Rx Love”
Aug. 14, Interview with Sheree Greer
Aug. 13, Cathy Frizzell, “Stick With It”
Aug. 11, “Dutch Treat” (meeting author David Swatling)
YLVA PUBLISHING BLOG
Sept. 7, interview with Karis Walsh about All You Can Eat (full disclosure — I and R.G. Emanuelle are the editors of that anthology)
Aug. 31, interview with Jove Belle about All You Can Eat (full disclosure applies here, too; Jove is also an admin here at Women and Words)
Aug. 24, spotlight interview with Barbara Winkes
Nepantla, a journal dedicated to queer poets of color, releases its inaugural issue
CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS
Ylva Publishing is taking submissions for a 2015 erotica anthology. Find the deets HERE.
Vitality Magazine publishes fiction featuring queer protagonists, many genres. Current deadline is September 25, 2014. Check it out.
Margin Calls is accepting submissions for its anthology, “Taboo Tales: Writing Off the Limits.” You’ve got ’til October 30, 2014. DETAILS.
Lizzie’s Bedtime Stories Valentine’s Day anthology. Submissions due November 14, 2014. Info HERE.