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Author Interview

Hi Everyone, I had the great fortune to sit down with Ann Roberts and Stacy Lynn Miller to talk about their new releases, their experience with mentoring, and the importance of giving back to the literary community. Check out the interview here! Ann and Stacy interview   After listening to the interview, check out the… Continue reading Author Interview

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Author Spotlight – Avery Brooks

I'm so happy to sit down with Avery Brooks today to talk about her time at the GCLS Writing Academy and her new book, Other Girls.  (Available at Bywater Books or Amazon.) I loved having Avery in class, so it's even more exciting to be able to talk to her as a published writer. I… Continue reading Author Spotlight – Avery Brooks

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Coming Soon – Author Spotlight on Avery Brooks

Coming this week! We get to sit down with Avery Brooks and talk about her incredible debut novel, Other Girls. Other Girls recently made the LezReview (https://lezreviewbooks.com/lex-list-best-lesbian-books-of-2019/) best books of 2019 and we happen to agree. Other Girls is, at it's heart, a story about learning to trust again and the damage a person can… Continue reading Coming Soon – Author Spotlight on Avery Brooks

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Author Spotlight on Chris Zett

We were thrilled when we found out author and Writing Academy graduate was going to sit down with us to talk about writing and books. We were even more thrilled when we found out a couple days later that Chris won an Elisa Rolles Rainbow Award for her debut novel Irregular Heartbeat (available here) in… Continue reading Author Spotlight on Chris Zett

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Author Spotlight on Karen Richard

This month, I was lucky enough to sit down with Karen Richard in person to interview her for the Writing Academy blog. Karen won a Goldie Award for her incredible collection of short stories, Women of the Year. She recently appear at the GCLS members-only online book club to discuss that collection. Today, we got… Continue reading Author Spotlight on Karen Richard

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Coming Soon

Author and Writing Academy graduate Karen Richard will be on hand to discuss her Goldie-award winning book, Women of the Year, her recent appearance at the GCLS members-only book club, and her upcoming, very strange new project. We're looking forward to having a cup of Gay AF coffee with this delightfully funny author!   The… Continue reading Coming Soon

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Author Spotlight – Melissa Brayden

We usually shine the GCLS Writing Academy Spotlight on graduates of the program, but this month, we're happy and excited to welcome a special guest. Melissa Brayden is a mentor and instructor for the GCLS Writing Academy. She is also a multi-award winning author of romance books, a NYC theater aficionado, and an all-around kind… Continue reading Author Spotlight – Melissa Brayden

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Author Spotlight on Jody Klaire

First, a disclaimer. I'm a huge fan of Jody Klaire, both as a person and as a writer. She is immensely talented in a lot of different ways. I sat down to talk about her time with the Writing Academy and about some of her recent work. Let’s jump right in with your book La… Continue reading Author Spotlight on Jody Klaire