New Queer Books

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2015 Queer Canadian Books

2014 Queer Canadian Books

2013 Queer Canadian Books



Astrayby Emma Donoghue. HarperCollins, 2012. Short Fiction.

Davie Street Translations, by Daniel Zomparelli. Talonbooks, 2012. Poetry.

First Spring Grass Fire, by Rae Spoon. Arsenal Pulp, 2012. Fiction.

For the Boy with the Eyes of the Virgin, by John Barton. Nightwood Editions, 2012. Poetry. Read the Plenitude interview.

Gay Dwarves of America, by Anne Fleming. Pedlar Press, 2012. Short Fiction.

Leaving Now, by Arleen Paré. Caitlin Press, 2012. Fiction.
Read the Plenitude interview.

Maggie’s Chopsticks, written by Alan Woo. Kids Can Press, 2012. Children’s Lit.

Natural Order, by Brian Francis. Anchor Canada, 2012. Fiction.

New Girl, by Joan B. Flood. Musa Publishing, 2012. YA Fiction.

People Who Disappear, by Alex Leslie. Freehand Books, 2012. Short Fiction.

Riot Lung, by Leah Horlick. Thistledown Press, 2012. Poetry.

Way to Go, by Tom Ryan. Orca Book Publishers, 2012. YA Fiction.



The Dirt Chronicles, by Kristyn Dunnion. Arsenal Pulp Press, 2011. Short fiction.

A Few Sharp Sticks, by Brian Dedora. Mercury Press & Teksteditions, 2011. Non-fiction.

How to Get a Girl Pregnant, by Karleen Pendleton Jiménez. Tightrope Books, 2011. Nonfiction.

Love Cake, by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha. TSAR Publications, 2011. Poetry.

Monoceros, by Suzette Mayr. Coach House Books, 2011. Fiction.