Episodes

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.

Remember, you can listen and subscribe to the podcast anytime on Apple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts, SpotifyStitcherPlayerFMYouTube and audio file download.

See the full shownotes for Episode 256 – Andy Gallo Discusses “Harrison Campus” and His Other Collaborations

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.

Remember, you can listen and subscribe to the podcast anytime on Apple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts, SpotifyStitcherPlayerFMYouTube and audio file download.

See the full shownotes for Big Gay Fiction Book Club August 2020: “Troubled Waters” by HJ Welch

Episode 255 – Turn Back the Clock: A Discussion on Historicals

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonThe guys remind everyone that the August installment of the Big Gay Fiction Book Club, featuring HJ Welch’s Troubled Waters, debuts this week.

Back in April, Jeff moderated a panel at Interlude Press’s Tiny Book Festival. In this episode, we’re presenting that discussion, which focused on historical novels from many time periods. The panel features Alysia Constantine, Suzey Ingold, Carrie Pack, Amy Stilgenbauer and Laura Stone. The group not only discusses the books they’ve written but also what they did to research the time period and accurately represent it, why they’re inspired to write historicals and they’ve got book recommendations too.

Remember, you can listen and subscribe to the podcast anytime on Apple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts, SpotifyStitcherPlayerFMYouTube and audio file download.

See the full shownotes for Episode 255 – Turn Back the Clock: A Discussion on Historicals

Episode 254 – Fairytales and Small Towns with Helen Juliet / HJ Welch

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonJeff talks about the short stories and novellas he’s serializing in his newsletter. He also reviews Hairpin Curves by Elia Winters.

Helen Juliet, who also writes as HJ Welch, discusses what stories readers will find with her two pen names. We learn about her current project, a retelling of Rapunzel, as well as her work in the Rosavia Royals series and the Pine Cove series (which includes the Big Gay Fiction Book Club selection for August, Troubled Waters). She also shares the story of how she came to write m/m romance, thanks to support from some other authors in the genre.

Remember, you can listen and subscribe to the podcast anytime on Apple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts, SpotifyStitcherPlayerFMYouTube and audio file download.

See the full shownotes for Episode 254 – Fairytales and Small Towns with Helen Juliet / HJ Welch

Episode 253 – A Trip to “Joker’s Sin” with Davidson King

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonJeff and Will reveal the Big Gay Fiction Book Club selection for August: Troubled Waters by HJ Welch. They also talk about the documentaries We Are Freestyle Love Supreme and Howard.

Jeff shares a listener recommendation before Will reviews Boyfriend with Benefits by Allison Temple. Jeff reviews two books by Jim Provenzano: Everytime I Think of You and Message of Love.

Davidson King sits down with Jeff to talk about her Haven Hart universe, which includes her latest book To Die For that is part of the spin-off Joker’s Sin series. Davidson also discusses Sticky Fingers, what got her to take the leap to writing her own book and the Diverse Reader review site. Plus she talks about some books she’s been enjoying this summer.

Remember, you can listen and subscribe to the podcast anytime on Apple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts, SpotifyStitcherPlayerFMYouTube and audio file download.

See the full shownotes for Episode 253 – A Trip to “Joker’s Sin” with Davidson King

Episode 252 – Listener Favorite: Joel Leslie

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonJeff and Will talk about the super fun High School Musical: The Musical: The Series on Disney+. Jeff has more book recommendations from listeners and also gives his review of Alexis Hall’s Boyfriend Material. Will reviews Honeymoon for One by Keira Andrews.

For this first listener favorite episode, we feature Joel Leslie’s appearances on the podcast. He talks about working with Haley Walsh on the Skyler Foxe Mysteries and with Marshall Thornton on Femme. Joel also talks about what it means to him voicing so many LGBTQ+ characters across more than 200 books.

Remember, you can listen and subscribe to the podcast anytime on Apple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts, SpotifyStitcherPlayerFMYouTube and audio file download.

See the full shownotes for Episode 252 – Listener Favorite: Joel Leslie


Big Gay Fiction Podcast is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. You can find more outstanding podcasts to subscribe to at Frolic.media/podcasts!

Special offer for Big Gay Fiction Podcast listeners: Get a Libro.fm 2-month audiobook membership for the price of one month. Click here to sign up today. Best of all, your audiobook purchases support local bookstores.

Oprah Certified

O: The Oprah Magazine named Big Gay Fiction Podcast in its list of "21 of the Best Book Podcasts to Listen to When You're Not Reading."

Book Riot Says…

Book Riot listed Big Gay Fiction Podcast in its "33 of the Best Book Podcasts for All Genres."

Blog Partner

Joyfully Jay LGBTQ Reviews Link