Big Gay Fiction Fest: Pride Month 2020 Episodes
These 21 episodes were released during Pride Month 2020, and essentially became the first Big Gay Fiction Fest. You can learn more about our 2020 Pride Month Virtual Literary Festival here.
Jeff & Will talk about TV they’ve been enjoying including Love, Victor on Hulu, Legendary on HBOMax and the short film Out on Disney+. Will reviews Connor by Daryl Banner while Jeff looks at The Rational Faculty by Gregory Ashe and The Astonishing Life of August March by Aaron Jackson.
Jay from Joyfully Jay and Lisa from The Novel Approach share some of their favorites from this past Spring, including books by C.S.Poe, Gregory Ashe, Annabeth Albert, Kevin van Whye, KJ Charles and Allie Therin. They also have a special Pride Month reading recommendation and share what Pride means to them.
Author Silvia Violet talks about her new series, The Marchesi Family, and reads from the first book, Lucien. She also shares what Pride means to her.
For his second segment for Pride month, Kirt Graves shares his latest collaboration with Jay Bell with Kamikaze Boys. Kirt also discusses what it means to him to have given voice to so many LGBTQ characters.
Author Julian Winters discusses and reads from his forthcoming young adult book The Summer of Everything. He also tells us what Pride means to him.
We miss the Top to BOTM Podcast so we wanted to bring best friends Markie and Jess to our show to celebrate Pride month. They recommend some of their favorite m/m romances for our Pride month reading list plus they share what Pride means to them.
J. Scott Coatsworth and Angel Martinez share the details on the virtual Rainbow Space Magic convention coming up June 20 and 21. The con is designed to bring readers and writers of queer sci-fi and fantasy together in a year that many cons have been canceled or postponed.
Daryl Banner talks with Jeff about his latest book Connor, which kicks off season two of Boys & Toys. The Spruce Texas series, including its latest installment Wrangled, is also discussed. Daryl also does a reading from Lover’s Flood and talks about the 10-year history of the book, which he recently revised and re-released. As part of the Podcast’s Pride celebration, Daryl also shares what Pride means to him.