Join Vance Bastian, SA Collins, and their guests in weekly podcast discussions about LGBTQ storytelling in all genres and mediums. If you're scheduled to be on the show, submit your latest work to Jayne to be considered for a review!
info_outline Ep275-FE Feeley Jr-Somebodys Got a Crane 07/03/2020
Ep275-FE Feeley Jr-Somebodys Got a Crane F.E. (Fredrick) Feeley, Jr. - author, poet, and screenwriter, returns to chat about releasing the print, ebook and audio versions of two collaborations with fellow authors, Kim Fielding (Hallelujah) and Jamie Fessenden (Borderland), as well as some about creating during the Covid-19 era and some politics for good measure.
info_outline Ep274-Jayne Lockwood-Youve Ruined It 06/26/2020
Ep274-Jayne Lockwood-Youve Ruined It Jayne Lockwood, one of WROTE's co-founders, returns for a lengthy, brilliant, informative and thoroughly entertaining discussion about her latest novel "Going Down," and touching up and re-releasing older works!
info_outline Ep267-Delphia Baisden-Probably to My Own Detriment 05/08/2020
Ep267-Delphia Baisden-Probably to My Own Detriment Delphia Baisden returns with her latest release, Blind Faith. We also discuss mental illness and how she weaves it into her works.
info_outline Ep263-Reuben 'Tihi' Hayslett-Become a Shapeshifter 04/10/2020
Ep263-Reuben 'Tihi' Hayslett-Become a Shapeshifter Reuben 'Tihi' Hayslett debuts his first novel, Dark Corners. We discuss the fine lines between fully fleshed out queer PoC characters and the paper doll variety previously taking up the mainstream media.
info_outline Ep261-Hans M Hirschi-Nobody Ever Told Me How To Douche 03/27/2020
Ep261-Hans M Hirschi-Nobody Ever Told Me How To Douche Hans M Hirschi shares his upcoming release Matt: More Than Words, and a project he's working on that pairs writers and dancers, plus a bit about being creative in this Covid-19 era.
info_outline Ep259-Brent Hartinger-On A Journey To A Greater Destination 03/13/2020
Ep259-Brent Hartinger-On A Journey To A Greater Destination Brent Hartinger, playwright, screenwriter and novelist, returns to discuss his latest release, Otto Digmore Decision, his career as a writer, and the decision he and his husband Michael made to become digital nomads.
info_outline Ep258 – Julia McBryant – I Can Say That On Here Right? 03/06/2020
Ep258 – Julia McBryant – I Can Say That On Here Right? Julia McBryant returns to share her latest works, A Low Country Lovers bundle, a gay-boys-drama titled Masked Boys, and her first lesbian fiction Never Have I Ever. She then drops some wisdom of the ages!
info_outline Ep257-Jan St. Marcus-Its Just Easier To Be Homeless 02/28/2020
Ep257-Jan St. Marcus-Its Just Easier To Be Homeless Jan St. Marcus shares his new novel release, Damaged Hearts. We discuss POV, characters who come from damaging backgrounds and queerdom in literary and media works.
info_outline Ep256-Naomi McDougall Jones-When Womens Foreheads Move 02/21/2020
Ep256-Naomi McDougall Jones-When Womens Foreheads Move Naomi McDougall Jones, award-winning actress, writer, producer and women-in-film activist, sparks an important conversation about equity in the film industry with her first book, The Wrong Kind of Women: Inside Our Revolution to Dismantle the Gods of Hollywood, published by Beacon Press.
info_outline Ep255-Frederick Feeley Jr-State of the Queer Union 02/14/2020
Ep255-Frederick Feeley Jr-State of the Queer Union Frederick Feeley, Jr. shares his latest release, Hallelujah, and some political discussion regarding where he thinks we are as queer people in these often stressful times.
info_outline Ep253-Brenda Murphy Megan Hart-Intimacy With My Imaginary Friends 01/31/2020
Ep253-Brenda Murphy Megan Hart-Intimacy With My Imaginary Friends Brenda Murphy and Megan Hart join us to discuss their duology release, Soul Burn, and how the team-up happened thanks to a fun road trip!
info_outline Ep252-Kevin Klehr-Don't Start Typing C-L-A-R 01/24/2020
Ep252-Kevin Klehr-Don't Start Typing C-L-A-R Kevin Klehr returns to share his latest release, Winter Masquerade, as well as an "on the ground" update on the massive wildfires consuming Australia. It's a great conversation all around. Complete with blooper/outtake that happened near the end of the show!
info_outline Ep251-OE Tearmann-Sex Drones and Rock and Roll 01/17/2020
Ep251-OE Tearmann-Sex Drones and Rock and Roll OE (Olivia) Tearmann shares their latest release in the Aces High, Jokers Wild series. We also discuss the importance of "found family," and the life of a Rez kid straddling two cultures.
info_outline Ep250-David R Slayton-A Bloody Little Wind-up Toy 01/10/2020
Ep250-David R Slayton-A Bloody Little Wind-up Toy David R Slayton joins us for a great conversation about his upcoming work, White Trash Warlock. It's a laugh-laden exploration of his philosophy about queer writing, own voices, allies and publishing in general. PLUS! We have the longest blooper/outtake in WROTE's history! Well worth the listen.
info_outline Ep249-Tim O'Leary and Robert Rice-This Guy Turns Into A Demon 01/03/2020
Ep249-Tim O'Leary and Robert Rice-This Guy Turns Into A Demon Husbands Tim O'Leary and Robert Rice join us to discuss the creation, writing, producing and acting for their audio drama podcast "Uumbaji" AND their upcoming series, "Demonhuntr." It's a great, laugh-filled conversation to start off the New Year!
info_outline Ep248-A 2019 Authors Roundtable 12/27/2019
Ep248-A 2019 Authors Roundtable LA (Lori) Witt, Kim Fielding, Frederick Feeley, Jr, and SA "Baz" Collins are herded by Vance Bastian as they reflect on their careers, struggles writers face, and what we look forward to in the future. A great discussion for rounding out the year!
info_outline Ep247-Trebor Healey-I Took All These Trips and I Didnt Pay For Any Of It 12/20/2019
Ep247-Trebor Healey-I Took All These Trips and I Didnt Pay For Any Of It Trebor Healey shares his journey through Latin America, discusses his latest release, Falling, a collection of short stories, and touches on political, social, and economic issues and how they relate to queer life.
info_outline Ep246-Kit Thomas-I Had My Own Parade 12/13/2019
Ep246-Kit Thomas-I Had My Own Parade Kit Thomas joins us for a deep discussion about growing up Native, finding art, the power of saying yes, creating works that fight for social justice, and a new project she is brainstorming to bridge the gap between Natives and Non-Natives via her art.