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Big Gay Fiction Podcast

The Big Gay Fiction Podcast is for avid readers and passionate fans of queer romance fiction. Each week we bring you exclusive author interviews, book recommendations and explore the latest in queer pop culture.
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Now displaying: June, 2023
Jun 26, 2023

Jeff & Will welcome Mark Kanemura to talk about his debut children's book "I Am a Rainbow." Mark—who is well known for his stint on season four of "So You Think You Can Dance," his time dancing with Lady Gaga, and his Instagram dance parties—discusses how he came to write this book and how much it reflects his childhood. He also shares what he hopes readers of all ages take away from it, and what Pride means to him in 2023.

Complete show notes for episode 428 along with a transcript of the show 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 19, 2023

Debut author Dominic Lim joins Jeff & Will to talk about his second chance romance "All the Right Notes," which is one of Jeff's favorite books of the year. Dominic talks about why he wanted to write Quito and Emmett's story, and which parts of it are inspired from his own life. We also find out about the song he co-wrote for the book, and how Aaron J. Albano became the narrator for the audiobook.

Complete show notes for episode 427 along with a transcript of the show 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 15, 2023

Author Rey Terceiro and illustrator Bre Indigo join Jeff & Will for this Pride 2023 episode. Rey and Bre are the creators of the "Northranger," the young adult graphic novel retelling of Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey." Rey discusses how he approached this adaptation and Bre tells us how she brought the story to life through the artwork. Bre and Rey also talk about their solo projects, and share what Pride means to them in 2023.

Complete show notes for episode 426 along with a transcript of the show 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, 2023

Pride 2023 continues as Jeff & Will welcome author Lisa Bunker in this conversation that was recorded live at Capital Books in Sacramento. Lisa discusses her new middle grade book "Joy, to the World," which she co-wrote with teen activist Kai Shappley. The book tells the story of a 12 year old girl who is banned from her school's cheer squad because she's trans. Lisa shares what led to her collaboration with Kai, what she hopes readers get from this story, she also reads an excerpt. Lisa talks about what allies can do to support the trans community, and we also hear about two more books coming from Lisa this year.

Complete show notes for episode 425 along with a transcript of the show are at BigGayFictionPodcast.com.

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

NOTE: The excerpt from "Joy, to the World" is copyright 2023 by Kai Shappley & Lisa Bunker and is used here with permission.

Jun 5, 2023

Jeff & Will kick off Pride 2023 with authors Byron Lane and Steven Rowley. Byron's "Big Gay Wedding" looks at a wedding in a small Southern town. Steven's "The Celebrants" features a group of college friends who reunite every few years and now have to face a secret one of them is harboring. In addition to the books, Byron and Steven talk about being a creative couple, and what it's like to release books at the same time. They also have book recommendations, and share what Pride means to them.

Complete show notes for episode 424 along with a transcript of the show 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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