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Episode 260 – Book Talk with Jay & Lisa

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonThe guys start off with news, including this month’s Big Gay Fiction Book Club episode dropping this week, this podcast becoming available on Amazon Music, Jeff’s appearance on The Introverts Corner and the October 1 Big Gay Fiction Live episode featuring the launch of the Widdershins Role Playing Game Kickstarter.

Then it’s on to recommendations as Jeff & Will talk about what they’ve been watching recently, including some Broadway, Netflix series and selections from the Cinema Diverse film festival. Will also reviews Better than People by Roan Parrish.

Lisa from The Novel Approach and Jay from Joyfully Jay join Jeff to talk about some favorite books they’ve been reading, including selections from Aster Glenn Gray, Gregory Ashe, Samantha SoRelle, Alice Winters, Hailey Turner and Sam Burns.

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Episode 259 – In Conversation with Philip William Stover and Elia Winters

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonThis special episode features an event Jeff hosted for Barbara’s Bookstore in Chicago featuring Philip William Stover, author of The Hideaway Inn, and Elia Winters, author of Hairpin Curves. In this conversation, Philip and Elia talk about their books, their use of similar tropes and giving LGBTQ characters a happily ever after. They also discuss their early romance reading, writing, as well as what’s coming up next for them.

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Episode 258 – John Morgan Wilson and the Return of Benjamin Justice

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonJeff reviews The Summer of Everything by Julian Winters. Will reviews Second Helpings by Brandon Witt.

J. Scott Coatsworth talks about the re-release of his Liminal Sky books as well as the new Innovation flash fiction anthology. He also discusses what he’s currently working on.

We celebrate the 25th anniversary of John Morgan Wilson’s Simple Justice. John speaks with Jeff about bringing this book, and the rest of the Benjamin Justice Mystery Series, back into print with ReQueered Tales. John also shares Justice’s origin story as well as what it was like to revise the book and the similarities between 1994 (when the book is set) and now.

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Episode 257 – Listener Favorite: Lucy Lennox

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonJeff & Will congratulate Suzanne Brockmann, Jason T. Gaffney, Kevin Held and the team behind the film Out of Body. The film opens Cinema Diverse, the Palm Spring LGBTQ Film Festival on Friday, September 11. Reading Challenge Month on Joyfully Jay is also discussed.

To celebrate the upcoming fifth anniversary of the podcast, we have the second Listener Favorite episode. This week the spotlight is on Lucy Lennox. They guys present four reviews featuring their all-time favorites from the Forever Wilde series: Felix and the PrinceHudson’s Luck, Wilde Love and King Me. Next, they re-visit three of Lucy’s interviews.

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Episode 256 – Andy Gallo Discusses “Harrison Campus” and His Other Collaborations

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonJeff and Will reveal the September Big Gay Fiction Book Club selection: St. Nacho’s by Z.A. Maxfield. They also talks about Jeff’s appearance on the Best Book Ever Podcast and about their love of Schitt’s Creek.

Will reviews Andre by Jayce Ellis and Jeff reviews Wrangled by Daryl Banner.

Jeff introduces part of a conversation he had with author LaQuette about reading and writing marginalized characters in romance as a result of a workshop he took with her.

Andy Gallo talks about the Harrison Campus series he writes with Anyta Sunday. He shares how he and Anyta got together and have evolved the series over the past decade. Andy also discusses collaborations he’s working on with BA Tortuga and Meghan Maslow as well as the fantasy books he writes as Andrew Q. Gordon.

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Big Gay Fiction Book Club August 2020: “Troubled Waters” by HJ Welch

Jeff & Will visit Pine Cove for the August edition of Book Club as they discuss HJ Welch’s Troubled Waters.

As always, in this deep dive discussion there are spoilers ahead. If you’ve read the book, we’d love to hear what you think as well, so please do leave some comments if you’d like.

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