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ANNOUNCEMENT: The River City Chronicles Audiobook – J. Scott Coatsworth

The River City Chronicles Audiobook - J. Scott Coatsworth

J. Scott Coatsworth’s LGBTQ+ magical realism “circle of friends” book The River City Chronicles is out in audiobook format! And there’s a giveaway. Everyone in the River City has a secret, and sooner or later secrets always come out. A group of strangers meets at Ragazzi, an Italian restaurant, for a cooking lesson that will change them all. They quickly become intertwined in each other’s lives, and a bit of magic touches each of them. Meet Dave, the consultant who lost his partner; Matteo and Diego, the couple who runs the restaurant; recently widowed Carmelina; Marcos, a web designer getting too old … Read more

For Readers: What Makes it Queer?

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Today’s reader topic comes from QSFer Lindsey Wilson: How much LGBTQ content is needed for a book to be ‘a queer book’ versus a ‘a book with some gay people in it maybe’? It’s a great question. This came up at Rainbow Con last year on a panel I was a part of. I will hold my answer for a bit – I am curious to see what everyone else things. Writers: This is a reader chat – you are welcome to join it, but please do not reference your own works directly. Thanks! Join the chat