This Queer Book Saved My Life!

Queer humor, queer joy, and living a beautiful life with Clark Carlton and Robert Rodi

Hello! Today we meet Clark Carlton and Robert Rodi! Our guest is novelist, playwright, and producer Clark Carlton. You may know him from his sci-fi/fantasy novel Prophets of the Ghost Ants which launched his Antasy series. Our featured author is Robert Rodi who has published seven novels, and he also writes comic books, nonfiction, as…

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We have to grow up so fast to protect ourselves with Nick Bussett and A. Rey Pamatmat

Hello! Our guest todays are Nick Bussett and A. Rey Pamatmat! Nick is the co-host of Gay Talk 2.0 and the Director of Development at the Shubert Theatre. Rey is an award winning playwright and writer. He is a GLAAD and Lambda nominee and the co-Director of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab. We’re talking about the…

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The futures that we build for ourselves with Steph Colbourn

Hello! Our guest today is the CEO and founder of editaudio, Steph Colbourn. editaudio is a podcast production company with a mission to hire more women, nb and trans people in media. Founded in 2014, Steph put together an amazing queer team of producers and staff to make the audio industry more representative of what…

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I knew I was going to be ok when I read about this whole new world with guest Nathan Eckstein

Hello! Our guest today is Nathan Eckstein (he/they) who is a writer/playwright and graduate student at the University of Minnesota pursuing a Masters degrees in Architecture. They are also a candidate for another masters degree in Science Research Practices. Nathan shares with us how the memoir I Am Not Myself These Days by Josh Kilmer-Purcell…

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This play was like electricity going through me with Jonathan Fried

Hello! Our guest today is writer, actor, and teacher Jonathan Fried. Jonathan shares with us how the play The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams saved his life. What’s extra special about this for Jonathan is that not only did this play have life-saving features for him as a teenager, he went on to star in…

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Finding Your Queer True North with David Rephan and Jay Quinn

Hello! Our guests today are attorney David Rephan and Lambda Literary Award finalist Jay Quinn. David shares with us how Jay’s novel Metes and Bounds saved his life and how David continues to return to the novel as a queer true north. This was Jay’s first novel and he went on to write four more…

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Threading together all of our different identities with Allison Vincent

Hello! Our guest is writer, educator, and theater maker Allison Vincent and we talk about the queer book that saved her life: the novella Goodbye to Berlin by Christopher Isherwood. Goodbye to Berlin is a Queer classic. Our hero moves to Berlin where he meets the incomparable Sally Bowles. They become roommates as he explores Berlin…

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