In This Issue

Welcome to Shelf's LGBTQ+ issue! Stand-up comedian Zach Zimmerman serves up "a smorgasbord of hilarious anecdotes" in Is It Hot in Here; Anita Dolce Vita's DapperQ Style: Ungendering Fashion is "a gorgeously designed feast for the eyes," with photos and interviews with more than three dozen contributors; Forever Is Now, the debut YA "emotional verse novel" from Mariama J. Lockington, features a 16-year-old queer Black teen trying to find her voice; and Indonesian illustrator/designer Dion MBD transforms author David Levithan's Every Day into "a compelling graphic edition." Plus so many more!

Amelia Possanza in The Writer's Life discusses the historical and personal elements of Lesbian Love Story: A Memoir in Archives; and Sacha Lamb talks about her 2023 Stonewall Award winner, When the Angels Left the Old Country.

--Jennifer M. Brown, senior editor, Shelf Awareness
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