A Boxful of Ideas is the latest and most ambitious anthology from Gay Authors Workshop. More authors. More titles. A greater range of forms: short stories, poems, and essays. A varied line-up and a new take on current and abiding topics.
You can't blame Colin for that, mother,' Melvin interrupted. 'I'm at my physical peak just now: surely you wouldn't want me to waste it?'
His mother pointed out with dignity 'There is such a thing as self-control.'
I lay in bed, alternately pushing the covers away and pulling them over me, sure he was in the room sitting in the armchair by the door as he sat every day on the beach.
I cannot remember when I did not know I was different. Even this old part of the palace was richly endowed with sculptures, pictures and tapestries, some of which presented naked figures of women and girls to show me my difference.
A semi-fictional no-holds-barred account of an affair between a British-Caribbean and an African man, charting the gradual decline in the relationship as differences in outlook and sexual mores come to the fore.
Ajax is back home on the dawn-flooded doorstep; glare rising sun and crisp golden glow radiating the frightening, unpredictable barrage of whooshing lorries and traffic; and of-a-sudden, it's that man dimly-remembered out of some forgotten morning's swirl of the ordinary, a bearded face seen