Each month I am going to highlight some authors and new reads that I love. I am sharing with you some of my favorite black male authors in the literary world. The list consists of new authors and oldies but also goodies. If you read and enjoy a book, you benefit as does the author.
Queer Black Poets Since the Harlem Renaissance: A Reading List
Queer Black Poets Since the Harlem Renaissance: A Reading List ‹ Literary Hub
For 30 days, virtually every product you can buy comes in a rainbow motif, TV commercials for everything from beverages to cars trumpet their company's support of the LGBTQ community, and we see stories about LGBTQ people splashed across the media. But the community doesn't just emerge once a year. Increased visibility during Pride month shouldn't serve as an annual check-in, but a starting point to expand what your media consumption looks like all year long. These books by gay authors and LGBTQ writers and books with gay characters show us that our literary journeys can be as beautifully diverse as the world we live in.
He authored ten consecutive books that made The New York Times Best Seller list , making him among the most successful African-American or gay authors of his era. Upon his mother's marriage to Ben Harris, his surname was changed to Harris. By the time he was 13 years old, his mother divorced his stepfather who had abused Harris for years. Generally well-liked by his classmates, two of his closest friends were Karen Krenz and Becka Henry.