Episodes

Big Gay Fiction Book Club October 2020: “The Mystery of Brackenwell Hall” by Gillian St. Kevern

Jeff & Will dive into an excellent gothic romance with The Mystery of Brackenwell Hall by Gillian St. Kevern.

As always, in this deep dive discussion there are spoilers ahead. If you’ve read this wonderful book, we’d love to hear what you think in the comments.

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Episode 264 – David Levithan’s “19 Love Songs” and Other Hits

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonThis special episode features an event Jeff hosted for Barbara’s Bookstore in Chicago featuring author David Levithan. David talks about his most recent book, the short story collection 19 Love Songs, and his tradition of writing a short story for his friends every Valentine’s Day. Among the other topics in this wide ranging conversation, David also shares what inspires his stories, what it was like to have Two Boys Kissing adapted as a choral piece, as well as the work he does to bring stories from new authors to the world. We wrap up with news of what’s coming next and some book recommendations.

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Episode 263 – V.E. Schwab and “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue”

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonWill reviews three reads perfect for Halloween: The Secretary and the Ghost by Gillian St. Kevern, The Ghost of Hillcomb Hall by Joshua Ian and The Tutor by Bonnie Dee. Jeff reviews V.E. Schwab’s The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue.

Jeff talks with V.E. Schwab about Addie LaRue and the inspiration behind the character as well as details on which historical events are featured in the book, working with two timelines to tell the story and the importance of authentic queer characters. She also talks about the books she writes as Victoria Schwab and what’s coming up next for her.

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Episode 262 – Listener Favorite: TJ Klune & The Finale of “Green Creek”

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonTo celebrate the upcoming fifth anniversary of the podcast, we have the third Listener Favorite episode. This time the spotlight is on the guest who has appeared on the show more than anyone else, TJ Klune. With the release of Brothersong, the Green Creek series concludes and we look back at our previous discussions about that series. You’ll also hear from Kirt Graves, the narrator of the Green Creek audiobooks. Plus, TJ offers a sneak peek into 2021 and beyond in a newly recorded interview.

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Episode 261 – Whyborne & Griffin: From Book Series to Roleplaying Game

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonJeff announces Big Gay Fiction Podcast’s inclusion on BuzzFeed’s list of “52 Podcasts For Every Type Of Book Lover.” Will reveals the Big Gay Fiction Book Club selection for October: The Mystery of Brackenwell Hall by Gillian St. Kevern.

In a conversation that was part of Big Gay Fiction Live, Jeff talks with Jordan L. Hawk and the creators of the Widdershins Roleplaying Game, including Shane A. M. Matheson, Sarah Kennedy and Tytiana Browne. They discuss why Jordan’s Whyborne & Griffin series was ideal to turn into an RPG, what lovers of the book series can expect and what it was like to play the game the very first time. The team also revealed details of the game’s Kickstarter campaign, which runs through October.

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Big Gay Fiction Book Club September 2020: “St. Nacho’s” by Z.A. Maxfield

Jeff & Will take a trip in the gay romance way back machine for a visit to the California seaside town of Santo Ignacio in Z.A. Maxfield’s St. Nacho’s.

As always, in this deep dive discussion there are spoilers ahead. If you’ve read this wonderful book, we’d love to hear what you think in the comments.

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