Posts tagged Emily Cherin
Posts tagged Emily Cherin
August 6, 2012
Anne Laughlin is the author of the lesbian mystery novels Runaway and Veritas. She was named an emerging writer but the Lamda Literary Foundation and has been awarded a writing residency at Ragdale.
In this interview, Anne talks about reader feedback she’s gotten for her books, her year with cancer, and the several different genres of LGBT writing.
Be sure to visit her blog (though she admits she doesn’t update it religiously), www.annelaughlinwriter.com
and pick up a copy of Runaway and/or Veritas at www.amazon.com/Veritas-Anne-Laughlin/dp/1602821240
Israeli born Dr. Sharon Gershoni is a neuroscientist, photographer, artist, and lesbian. She pursued her doctoral studies in Japan while still learning Japanese.
In this interview she discusses her doctoral work, her art, teaching, calligraphy study and coming out.
Sharon was the first foreigner and first woman to receive first prize in the most prestigious photograph competition in Japan. She considers the work that won her the prize to be one of her rejects!
In this final installment of All Thing Gay, Emily Cherin takes a moment to reflect on her time as host and all the wonderful, inspiring people she’s interviewed. You’ll also have a chance to listen to some of Emily’s favorite music tracks as a final farewell. Thanks for all the hard work and inspiration; the show will be greatly missed!
You can find and keep up with Emily on her Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1017377827
And don’t forget to keep checking this Tumblr as we continue to archive past shows. Thanks for listening!
April 30, 2012
Hope Watt-Bucci is the president of the first annual North Shore Pride Parade, happening June 30th, 2012 in Salem, MA.
In this interview, Hope discusses the Parade, and it’s tagline: “Unity for our Community,” discrimination in the North Shore, and what to expect at the parade as well as other opportunities to get involved.
If you’d like to learn more, volunteer, learn about upcoming funraisers, including one featuring Rep. Barney Frank, or to donate to the cause, you can visit www.northshorepride.org.
December 19, 2011
Danielle and Nathalie are probably the worlds funniest and charming-est wives. Together, they own the Qi Herbal and Wellness Center in York, Maine.
In this interview, the Lawrence-Taylors arrive decked out in Santa hats to discuss their coming out stories, how they met and married each other, and how they created the Qi Wellness Center.
Check out and “like” the Qi Center’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/QIWellnessCenterLLC
And visit their website too at www.qiwellnesscenter.org
November 19, 2011
Stephani and Fay are both writers who have each just authored new books. Stephani is the author of the award-winning book The Carousel, and Fay is the publishing and managing editor of A and M Books as well as the author of her third memoir For Frying Out Loud.
In this interview, Stephani and Fay discuss their new books, and include little known facts about A and M Books, including the story of the publishing house’s lesbian creators. The two also discuss the history of Rehoboth Beach, and how the beach has been a gay person’s destination since the 1920s, but still maintains its ranking as a number one family beach. Fay also speaks about her experience meeting a man she knew as a women forty years ago in high school, and the two discuss different writing techniques used by all kinds of authors.
To learn about these two wonderful books, and to purchase copies, visit www.aandmbooks.com
October 24, 2011
Butchwonders.com is a blog dedicated to filling in the details of the butch lifestyle. The blog includes thoughts on butch fashion, lifestyle, relationships, and just about anything else that’s relevant.
The creator of Butch Wonders remains anonymous during this interview, during which she gives a unique and enlightening perspective into the butch-lesbian community.
In this interview, the creator of Butch Wonders discusses coming out in her late twenties to her husband. She and Emily debate the differences between men and women’s clothing, how to react to butches who then choose to become men, and how gender stereotypes play a role in lesbian relationships.
This blog cannot come more highly recommended! www.butchwonders.com
October 17, 2011
Lisa is the author of the award-winning, humorous novel I Came Out for THIS? The book won two Independent Publishers Book Award Gold Medals for humor and LGBT Fiction. This is also Lisa’s debut novel.
In this interview, Lisa discusses how much of the book is based on her real life, and how much is made up. She reads selections from her book, discusses how she goes about writing a book, and relates her experiences being a juvenile delinquent, including how she ended up spending six months in the psychiatric ward at age 14.
To get a copy of this incredible book, or to read more on Lisa, visit www.bywaterbooks.com/lisa-gitlin.
October 10th, 2011
Sally is the author of the award-winning novel The Girl’s Club. She’s the recipient of a Fellowship from the National Endowment of the Arts, the Barbara Deming Prize, and the Rick DeMarinis Award. Her book is the winner of the Bywater Prize for Fiction.
In this interview, Sally talks about her novel and reads excepts from it. She also touches on the influence of Catholicism in her own life as well as the life of her main character. You’ll also hear about Sally’s wonderful partner and family.
You can learn more about Sally on her blog http://sallybellerose.wordpress.com
You can pick up a copy of her book at http://www.bywaterbooks.com/shop/the-girls-club
October 3, 2011
Susan Morabito is a lesbian DJ who has performed all over the world to rave reviews for the past 25 years. She’s performed in New York, Miami, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philidelphia, San Franscisco, and countless other cities.
In this interview, Susan discusses her work as a DJ and how she fit her way into the business. She and Emily discuss Susan’s recent gigs on Fire Island, Susan’s upcoming move to NYC, and the presence of sexism in the DJ industry.
You can visit Susan’s website to learn more about her as well as listen to her free podcast featuring many of her mixes. www.susanmorabito.com
September 26, 2011
Bett is the author of What’s Best for Jane, the compelling sequel to the fictional lesbian novel Miss McGhee. Her first novel was a runner-up for the Bywater Prize for fiction.
In this interview, Bett discusses her unique experience writing the book off a pre-written blurb, how she came out to her family in rural Alabama, and her concerns with the cross-generational love depicted in her book.
To learn more about Bett, you can visit her blog http://bettnorris.wordpress.com/
To pick up a copy of What’s Best for Jane, visit http://www.bywaterbooks.com/shop/whats-best-for-jane
September 12, 2011
Peter is a wellness educator and counselor at the University of New Hampshire.
In this insightful, hilarious, and surprise-filled interview, Peter and Emily discuss homophobia, gender identity, and delve into the Kinsy Scale. The show also gets an unexpected visitor when host of WSCA’s Psychic Stories, Susan Gorman, joins Emily and Peter halfway through the interview to jump into the discussion.
Peter, who also happens to be a fabulous artist, briefly discusses some of his art, as well as Emily’s artistic “fagnets.”
Be sure to visit Peter’s website www.peterwelch-art.com
August 29, 2011
Marianne is the author of the new lesbian novel, The Indelible Heart, a sequel to Love in the Balance. She is one of the best-selling lesbian authors in the country, and is also a founder of the lesbian publishing house, Bywater Books.
In this interview, Marianne discusses how the real-life daughter of the lesbian couple her characters are based on responded to her book, touches on life as a high school lesbian in the 60s, and later as a closeted gym teacher, plus her experience winning a court case for equal pay for women coaches in 1973.
Read more about Marianne on her website, www.mariannekmartin.webs.com
You can pick up a copy of The Indelible Heart at www.bywaterbooks.com/shop/the-indelible-heart
August 22, 2011
Andrea is a Jewish, lesbian rabbi who regularly writes for the Huffington Post is is the author of the new book The Choosing: A Rabbi’s Journey from Silent Nights to High Holy Days.
In this interview, Rabbi Andrea talks about growing up in a multi-generational Italian household in Long Island, a daring rescue and ensuing chase with an Israeli chicken, her mother’s plight to create a kosher oven, and other entertaining, moving, and emotional travel stories and life lessons.
You can pick up a copy of her book at http://www.amazon.com/Andrea-Myers/e/B004O926BE
*Unfortunately, the first and last few seconds of this interview are lost. So imagine Emily’s warm welcome and introduction and then press play!
August 15, 2011
Joan is the author of the new book Shaken and Stirred, a novel about “past and present, life and death, and the realization that forgiveness is only possible in the presence of real love. Oh, and it’s also a comedy.” Joan is a Lamda Literary Award Recipient.
In this interview, Emily and Joan discuss the book and how much is based on Joan’s life. The two also discuss politics, raising kids, and the horrors of low-rise jeans.
Visit Joan’s highly entertaining website www.joanopyr.org to learn more about her.
And head over to www.bywaterbooks.com/shop/shaken-and-stirred to pick up a copy of Shaken and Stirred, from Bywater Books.