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Big Gay Fiction Podcast

The Big Gay Fiction Podcast is for avid readers and passionate fans of gay romance fiction. Each week we bring you exclusive author interviews, book recommendations and explore the latest in gay pop culture.
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Now displaying: June, 2020
Jun 30, 2020

In this episode of the Big Gay Fiction Book Club, Jeff and Will discuss the wild west, shifter romance Heartache & Hoofbeats by Maz Maddox.

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Jun 29, 2020

The June Big Gay Fiction Book Club episode, featuring Heartache and Hoofbeats by Maz Maddox premieres on Tuesday, June 30. The guys also talk about the upcoming release of Heart2Heart Anthology Volume 4, featuring 18 authors including Jeff & Will.

The Netflix premieres of the documentary Disclosure and season two of The Politician are discussed along with Pose-A-Thon, a pride celebration from the cast and crew of Pose. Jeff reviews Finding Joy by Adriana Herrera.

Lauren Shippen talks with Jeff about the podcasts and novels that make up The Bright Sessions universe. They discuss the origins of the original audio drama podcast as well as how the show spun off additional podcasts and more recently novels. Lauren also shares a special reading from The Infinite Noise, the first Bright Sessions novel, and what Pride means to her.

Complete shownotes for episode 247 along with a transcript of the interview are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.

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The excerpt from The Infinite Noise was used with permission from Macmillan Audio. Copyright (c) 2020 Lauren Shippen.

Jun 26, 2020

Author Max Walker shares a reading from his new book Hummingbird Heartbreak. He also talks about what Pride means to him.

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Jun 25, 2020

Audiobook narrator Joel Leslie returns to talk about the work he did on Cat Sebastian's Hither, Page. He also shares what it's been like for him to voice so many LGBTQ+ characters in his career.

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Jun 24, 2020

Author Jay Northcote reads from his holiday book A Boyfriend for Christmas and shares with Pride means to him.

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Jun 23, 2020

Slade James, host of GayRomance.Show: The MM Author Show, joins us to talk about some classic books for Pride Month. He also shares what Pride means to him.

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Jun 22, 2020

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.

Complete shownotes for episode 246 along with a transcript of the interview are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.

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Jun 20, 2020

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.

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Jun 18, 2020

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.

Complete shownotes for this episode are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com

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Jun 17, 2020

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.

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Jun 16, 2020

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.

Complete shownotes for this episode are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com

Big Gay Fiction Podcast is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. Find many more outstanding podcasts at https://frolic.media/podcasts!

Jun 15, 2020

Jeff & Will note the passing of audiobook narrator Kenneth Obi.

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.

Complete shownotes for episode 245 along with a transcript of the interview are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.

Big Gay Fiction Podcast is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. Find many more outstanding podcasts at frolic.media/podcasts!

Jun 12, 2020

Authors and wives BA Tortuga and Julia Talbot join us. Julia reads from Catching Heir and then BA reads from Cowboy's Law. Both share moving stories about what Pride means to them.

Complete shownotes for this episode are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com

Big Gay Fiction Podcast is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. Find many more outstanding podcasts at frolic.media/podcasts!

Jun 11, 2020

Audiobook narrator Joel Leslie shares the work he did as one-half of the narrating team on Bill Konigsberg's The Music of What Happens (which he did under the name Joel Froomkin). We also hear about what Pride means to him.

Complete shownotes for this episode are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com

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Jun 10, 2020

Author Rick R. Reed joins us to read from Blue Umbrella Sky, a book that was a finalist for the 2020 Lambda Literary Award in the gay romance category. He also shares what Pride means to him.

Complete shownotes for this episode are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com

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Jun 9, 2020

Blogger and podcaster Sarah Wendell, along with a very special guest, share some Pride month reading recommendations. We also hear about what Pride means to these two.

Complete shownotes for this episode are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.

Big Gay Fiction Podcast is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. Find many more outstanding podcasts at frolic.media/podcasts!

Jun 8, 2020

Will shouts out Pride Month programming from our friends at the Regency romance podcast Tea & Strumpets. Jeff unveils a new partnership with audiobook retailer Libro.fm.

The guys talk about TV and movies they've been watching, including Prideland from PBS Voices, Mélange from Logo and the Netflix film The Half of It. Jeff reviews the new graphic novel from DC Comics, You Brought Me The Ocean, by author Alex Sanchez and illustrator Jul' Maroh.

Alex and Jul' join Jeff to talk about their collaboration on You Brought Me the Ocean, including how they came to the project and what they hope readers take away from this reboot of Aqualad's origin story. Alex and Jul' also talk about the anniversaries of their trailblazing works: Jul's Blue Is the Warmest Color, celebrating 10 years in 2020and Alex's Rainbow Boys, celebrating 20 years in 2021.

Complete shownotes for episode 244 along with a transcript of the interview are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.

Big Gay Fiction Podcast is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. Find many more outstanding podcasts at frolic.media/podcasts!

Jun 5, 2020

Author Adriana Herrera discusses her upcoming book, Finding Joy, and reads an excerpt from it. She also shares what Pride means to her.

Complete shownotes for this episode are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.

Big Gay Fiction Podcast is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. Find many more outstanding podcasts at frolic.media/podcasts!

Jun 4, 2020

Narrator Kirt Graves discusses the work he did narrating Lynn Van Dorn's Now You See Me. Kirt also shares what Pride means to him.

Complete shownotes for this episode are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.

Big Gay Fiction Podcast is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. Find many more outstanding podcasts at frolic.media/podcasts!

Jun 3, 2020

Author TJ Klune talks about his debut young adult novel The Extraordinaries and shares the world premiere first listen for the audiobook narrated by Michael Lesley. TJ also shares what Pride means to him.

Complete shownotes for this episode are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.

Big Gay Fiction Podcast is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. Find many more outstanding podcasts at frolic.media/podcasts!

The excerpt from The Extraordinaries was used with permission from Macmillan Audio. Copyright (c) 2020 TJ Klune.

Jun 1, 2020

Jeff & Will announce the Big Gay Fiction Book Club selection for June: Heartache & Hoofbeats by Maz Maddox. Maz stops by to tell us what this shifter romance is about.

Jeff reviews Something to Talk About by Meryl Wilsner. Jeff & Will jointly review The Hideaway Inn by Philip William Stover.

Philip talks with Jeff about The Hideaway Inn and the diverse cast of queer characters he created for the small town romance. He also talks about his Love Beyond Boundaries series and shares how he got started as an author. Philip also kicks off our Pride month series of readings with an excerpt from The Hideaway Inn and he tell us what Pride means to him.

Complete shownotes for episode 243 along with a transcript of the interview are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.

Big Gay Fiction Podcast is part of the Frolic Podcast Network. Find many more outstanding podcasts at frolic.media/podcasts!

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