Lodestar Quarterly

Lodestar Quarterly an online journal of
the finest gay, lesbian,
and queer literature

Unfortunately, Lodestar Quarterly is no longer publishing new issues or accepting submissions. However, all previous issues remain available. Thank you for your interest in Lodestar Quarterly.

Felice Picano

Issue 1: Felice Picano

Spring 2002

Also featuring K.M. Soehnlein, Gerry Gomez Pearlberg, and Prince Gomolvilas

With works by Kevin Stone Fries, Sara McAulay, David Pratt, Christopher Lord, Daniel W.K. Lee, Thea Hillman, horehound stillpoint, Lauren Wheeler, Buddy Wakefield, Melissa Fondakowski, Michelle Maihiot, Malka Geffen

Katherine V. Forrest

Issue 2: Katherine V. Forrest

Summer 2002

Also featuring Elizabeth Stark, Emanuel Xavier, and Garret Jon Groenveld

With works by Trebor Healey, Matthew Bernstein Sycamore, Robert Dunbar, Joyce Luck, Julia Bloch, Dani Montgomery, Ragan Fox, Shane Luitjens, Craig Fox

Michael Lassell

Issue 3: Michael Lassell

Fall 2002

Also featuring Alexander Chee, Meliza Bañales, and Nicola Harwood

With works by Tennessee Jones, Aaron Shurin, Matthew Clark Davison, Heather Mitchell, Travis Montez, Cris Hernandez, Shauna Rogan, Randall Mann, Sara S. Moore, and Michael Mastrofrancesco

Jewelle Gomez

Issue 4: Jewelle Gomez

Winter 2002

Also featuring Jess Wells, T. Cole Rachel, and Brian Thorstenson

With works by Robert Weaver, Eric Brandt, Andrew Horwitz, Shelley Ettinger, Mary Meriam, Dallas Angguish, Priscilla Rhoades, Julianne Bonnet, and Krandall Kraus

Edmund White

Issue 5: Edmund White

Spring 2003

Also featuring Noël Alumit, Michelle Tea, and Avery Crozier

With works by Michael Carroll, Holly Farris, Neil Thornton, Bara Swain, Rigoberto González, Melanie Braverman, Frances-Kim Russell, and Lisa Asagi

Patricia Nell Warren

Issue 6: Patricia Nell Warren

Summer 2003

Also featuring C. Bard Cole, Jeffery Beam, and Troy Hill

With works by Alicia Curtis, Lou Dellaguzzo, Randy Turoff, Sean Meriwether, Sara Seinberg, Don Adams, Alan Pedder, Ali Lemer, Trebor Healey, and Chip Livingston

Robert Glück

Issue 7: Robert Glück

Fall 2003

Also featuring Peggy Munson, Ryka Aoki de la Cruz, and Daniel Curzon

With works by Tom House, Jenie Pak, Allison Burnett, D. Travers Scott, Rafaelito V. Sy, Gerry Gomez Pearlberg, Shannon Holman, CAConrad, Anya Miller, Randall Mann, and Taylor Mac Bowyer

Doric Wilson

Issue 8: Doric Wilson

Winter 2003

Also featuring Clint Catalyst, Marty McConnell, and Linda Eisenstein

With works by Marshall Moore, Andy Quan, Susan Stinson, Allen Ellenzweig, Maria Benevento, Ron Mohring, Amy King, Peggy Munson, Ali Liebegott, Raymond Luczak, and Peter Sinn Nachtrieb

Truong Tran

Issue 9: Truong Tran

Spring 2004

Also featuring Philip Huang, Maya Khosla, Michel Paulin Laurent, and David Caudle

With works by Shani Mootoo, Matthew Graham Smith, Joneil Adriano, R. Zamora Linmark, Juliana Pegues, Minal Hajratwala, Shailja Patel, and Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Elana Dykewomon

Issue 10: Elana Dykewomon

Summer 2004

Also featuring Keith Banner, kari edwards, and Joan Larkin

With works by Alissa Blackman, Jim Tushinski, Royston Tester, Ian Philips, Jan Steckel, John Del Peschio, Karyna McGlynn, Charlotte Young, Yuri Hospodar, Myriam Gurba, and Robert Siek

David Bergman

Issue 11: David Bergman

Fall 2004

Also featuring Tennessee Jones, Frances Varian, and Kato McNickle

With works by Brian Pera, Meliza Bañales, Nicholas Hayes, Jennifer Fink, Michael Kiggins, Qwo-Li Driskill, Steven Cordova, Stephanie Gray, Cyril Wong, and Christopher DeRoche

Mark Doty

Issue 12: Mark Doty

Winter 2004

Also featuring Jose Skinner, Wayne Johns, and a Dodie Bellamy interview by Julia Bloch

With works by Michelle Tea, Harry Thomas, Michael Graves, Amy Silver, Alex Romani, Susan Stinson, Elijah Oberman, Justin Thomas, Cindy M. Emch, Laura Jent, and Mako Matsuda

Lillian Faderman

Issue 13: Lillian Faderman

Spring 2005

Also featuring Patrick Roscoe, Christine Hamm, and Kim Yaged

With works by David Pratt, Valerie Frankel, Dallas Angguish, Morteza Baharloo, Michelle Auerbach, Steven Schwartz, Abe Louise Young, Stacy Nathaniel Jackson, Danny Thanh Nguyen, Judith Jordan, and S. Bear Bergman

Jean SÚnac

Issue 14: Jean Sénac

Summer 2005

Also featuring Brian Sloan and Neil de la Flor

With works by Lucy Jane Bledsoe, Tom Dolby, Sean Meriwether, Lauren Sanders, Shaun Levin, Paul G. McCurdy, Liz Henry, Louie Crew, Amanda Laughtland, Paul Rueckhaus, Mike W. Blottenberger, James Justus Ross, and Michael Montlack

Marilyn Hacker

Issue 15: Marilyn Hacker

Fall 2005

Also featuring Patricia Ryan, Katia Noyes, and Scott Hightower

With works by Gina Abelkop, Noël Alumit, Billy Clem, Thomas Filippi, Nadyalec Hijazi, Lesley Kartali, Pablo Miguel Martínez, Suzanne Nielsen, Leigh Phillips, and Emanuel Xavier

Djuna Barnes

Issue 16: Djuna Barnes

Winter 2005

Also featuring Philip Huang and Toni Mirosevich

With works by Scott Pomfret, Jan Steckel, Anel I. Flores, Charles Jensen, Holly Demeter, Carrie Katz, Heathen Machinery, Adam Seth Rosen, and Casey Charles

Ihara Saikaku

Issue 17: Ihara Saikaku

Spring 2006

Also featuring Amie M. Evans, Maureen Seaton, and a Rob Beeston interview by Richard Canning

With works by Rob Beeston, Rebekah Eppley, Harry Thomas, Maureen Seaton, Maureen Seaton and Neil de la Flor, Trebor Healey, Reginald Harris, Darrah de jour, D. Antwan Stewart, Terry Jaensch, and Paul Ocampo

Violette Leduc

Issue 19: Violette Leduc

Fall 2006

Also featuring Martin Hyatt, Ron Drummond, and Michael Griffo

With works by Jane Rule, Jan Clausen, Jess Wells, Rob Shelsky, Kamilah Aisha Moon, Kevin McLellan, Freda Karpf, Justin Vicari, Hansa Bergwall, and Christopher Barnes