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Queer Book Recommendations

In light of our collaboration with FeministCo's Bookclub, we have created a short list of book recommendations by queer authors! These are only a few so we would love to hear what your favourites are in the comment section below :)

Short List Fiction

Brown, R M. (2019). Rubyfruit Jungle. Vintage.

Hammonds, J. (2022). We deserve monuments. Roaring Brook Press.

McQuiston, C. (2019). Red, White & Royal Blue. St. Martin’s Griffin.

Stuart, D. (2022). Young Mungo. Grove Press.

Habib, S. (2019). We Have Always Been Here. Penguin.

Baldwin, J., & Colm Tóibín. (2016). Giovanni’s room. Everyman’s Library.

Chinelo Okparanta. (2017). Under the udala trees. Granta.

Short List Non-Fiction

Adegoke, Y., & Uviebinené, E. (2018). Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible. HarperCollins UK

Carter, T J. (2022). They Came to Slay. Inklings.

Caught, A. (2022). Queer up : an uplifting guide to LGBTQ+ love, life and mental health. Walker Books Ltd.

Craggs, C. (2018). To my trans sisters. Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Fine, C. (2017). Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society. W. W. Norton & Company.

Abraham, A. (Ed.). (2021). We Can Do Better Than This. Random House.

Nour, G., & Bates, M. (2021). Queer Life, Queer Love. Muswell Press.

Short List Poetry

Candrilli, K. R. (2021). Water I Won’t Touch. Copper Canyon Press.

Kapri, R. (2018). Black Queer Hoe. Haymarket Books.

Lau, G., & Wolff, E. (2021). The language we were never taught to speak. Guernica Editions.

Smith, D. & Poetry, G. (2017). Don’t call us dead : poems. Graywolf Press.

Vuong, O. (2019). Night Sky With Exit Wounds. Copper Canyon.

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