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.