Queer and Genderqueer Literature

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-SamarasinhaLeah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha


A growing list of literature, old and new, that grapples with issues of gender and sexuality...

Baldwin, James. Giovanni's Room

Barnett, LaShonda Katrice. Jam on the Vine

Bridgeforth, Sharon. The Bull-Jean Stories

Chiu, Christina. Troublemaker and Other Stories

Gómez, Jewelle L. The Gilda Stories

Hopkinson, Nalo. Brown Girl in the Ring

Kay, Jackie. Trumpet

Lemus, Felicia Luna Trace Elements of Random Tea Parties

Lorde, Audre. Sister Outsider

Mishima, Yukio. Confessions of a Mask

Mohanraj, Mary Anne.  Bodies in Motion

Nelson, Maggie. The Argonauts

Obejas,Achy. Days of Awe and Memory Mambo

Okparanta, Chinelo. Under the Udala Trees

Piepzna-Samarasinha, Leah Lakshmi. Dirty River: A Queer Femme of Color Dreaming Her Way Home

Revoyr,  Nina. The Necessary Hunger

Ruff, Sean Stewart. Finlater

Selvadurai, Shyam. Funny Boy

Shockley, Ann Allen. Loving Her

Tamaki, Mariko. Skim

Torres, Justin. We The Animals

Zink, Nell. Mislaid