In his two Pulitzer-winning plays Tennessee Williams puts the light on the shadowy corners of desire.
A story of a murder in the 1940s becomes a much bigger, and queerer, tale of Australia’s history.
My pick of the recent Melbourne Queer Film Festival.
In the spirit of speculating about sexuality (something that is only ok for ancient fictional characters!), here’s a ranking of Iliad retellings by gayness.
Adonis, Narcissus, Hyacinthus: all run afoul of the gods in Ovid’s Metamorphoses.
Patrick White was the first Australian to win a Nobel Prize for literature. He was also a huge homo.
My favourite imagery in all of literature comes from Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness.