Free LGBTQReads

Short Stories

“The Shape of My Name” by Nino Cipri (

“Pineapple” by Sara Farizan (Foreshadow)

“Epistolary” by Sacha Lamb (Foreshadow)

“Paradise” by Nina LaCour (Foreshadow)

“They Called Us” by Natalie Parker (The Hanging Gardens)

“Shiver” by Brandon Taylor (Noble Gas Quarterly)

“The Tiger is a Metaphor” by Alison Evans (Slink Chunk Press)


“Queering Barbie” by Kristen Arnett (Buzzfeed)

“The Queer Erotics of Handholding in Literature” by Kristen Arnett (Electric Lit)

“Being Gay vs Being Southern: a false choice” by Brandon Taylor (Lit Hub)

“Your Dog Doesn’t Care if You’re a Lesbian” by Kristen Arnett (Medium)

“The Light My Queer Heart Sees in Wounded, Broken Men” by Brandon Taylor (them.)

On Being Queer and Happily Single — Except When I’m Not by Brandon Taylor (them.)

Novellas and Novelettes

“Avi Cantor Has Six Months to Live” by Sacha Lamb  (The Book Smugglers)

“Small Changes Over Long Periods of Time” by K.L. Szpara (Uncanny)

Queering up your shelf, one rec at a time!

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