By Lázaro Lima,Felice Picano

As the U.S. Latino inhabitants grows swiftly, and because the LGBTQ Latino neighborhood turns into extra obvious and a extra an important a part of our literary and creative background, there's an expanding call for for literature that effectively highlights those diversified lives. Edited via Lázaro Lima and Felice Picano, Ambientes is a progressive number of fiction that includes tales through tested authors in addition to rising voices that current a collective portrait of homosexual, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender adventure in the USA at the present time. With a preface by means of Picano and an advent through Lima that units the degree for figuring out Latino literary and cultural historical past, this can be the 1st anthology to go cultural and local borders by means of providing a wide selection of city, rural, East Coast, West Coast, and midwestern views on Latina and Latino queers from various walks of lifestyles. tales diversity from sensual items to comical romances and from inner-city dramas fueled via road language to images of homosexual domesticity, making this a much-needed assortment for plenty of other forms of readers. The tales during this assortment replicate a colourful and artistic neighborhood and redefine got notions of “gay” and “lesbian.”

Finalist, Over the Rainbow choice, American Library Association

Finalist, LGBT Anthology, Lambda Literary Awards

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