Author of Disfigured, Amanda Leduc, discusses the relationship between fairy tales and disability, and her dreams of a more accessible world.
July is BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month, so here are five novels on mental health written by authors of color.
Author Cassandra Rose Clarke gives her insight on how to write bisexual identities for our How To Write LGBTQIA+ Characters article series.
As the most colorful month of the year comes to an end, we must all remember that Pride should be a year-long celebration, and not a just monthly event. Everyone at Bookstr is dedicated to promoting LGBTQIA+ representation EVERYWHERE. But since we’re mostly about the love of books, this article will be dedicated to queer representation in fiction. You don’t have to be part of the LGBTQ+ community to write queer characters.
We have interviewed authors Carly Heath and Koakuma Gyaru (pen name: Nekohara Mimi) about their experiences in writing queer characters, and asked them to share some tips for straight authors who want to do the same in this special pride month author workshop!