Lethe Press Books

The blog for Lethe Press Books. Lethe is an independent publishing house focusing on gay and lesbian fiction, poetry, and speculative fiction.

Editor  Michael Montlack has assembled an anthology of a hundred gay  poets—award winners and fresh voices—in thrall with female icons  throughout the ages ranging from Gloria Swanson to Mary J, Blige, from  Edith Piaf to Joni Mitchell, Bette Midler to Lady Gaga. These are not  merely appreciations of the gorgeous and daring but poems that are  confessional to bittersweet to witty.

Contributing Authors: Douglas Ray, Dean Kostos, David Bergman, Lawrence Applebaum, Ruben Quesada, Christian Gullette, Rafael Campo, Jeff Oaks, Rigoberto Gonzalez, Jim Elledge, Steven Riel, David Trinidad, Lloyd Schwartz, Billy Merrell, Michael Klein and Kevin Simmonds.

Editor Michael Montlack has assembled an anthology of a hundred gay poets—award winners and fresh voices—in thrall with female icons throughout the ages ranging from Gloria Swanson to Mary J, Blige, from Edith Piaf to Joni Mitchell, Bette Midler to Lady Gaga. These are not merely appreciations of the gorgeous and daring but poems that are confessional to bittersweet to witty.

Contributing Authors: Douglas Ray, Dean Kostos, David Bergman, Lawrence Applebaum, Ruben Quesada, Christian Gullette, Rafael Campo, Jeff Oaks, Rigoberto Gonzalez, Jim Elledge, Steven Riel, David Trinidad, Lloyd Schwartz, Billy Merrell, Michael Klein and Kevin Simmonds.

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