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Cover for Queer Between the Covers: Histories of Queer Publishing and Publishing Queer Voices Queer Between the Covers: Histories of Queer Publishing and Publishing Queer Voices
Leila Kassir, Richard Espley (eds)
May 12, 2021

Queer Between the Covers presents a history of radical queer publishing and literature from 1880 to the modern day. Chronicling the gay struggle for acceptance and liberation, this book demonstrates how the fight for representation was often waged secretly between the covers of books at a time when public spaces for queer identities were limited. The chapters provide an array of voices and histories – from the famous, Derek Jarman and Oscar Wilde, to the lesser-known and underappreciated John Wieners and Valerie Taylor. It includes first-hand accounts of seminal moments in...