Tag: Literature

Tracing L.A.’s Cruising Culture

Alex Espinoza In Queer Space: Architecture and Same Sex Desire, Aaron Betsky writes, “The queerest space of all is the […]

Our Ramona

Multicultural Dreams and Legacies of the Great California Outdoor Play

Dream Interrupted

Kevin Starr at The San Francisco Examiner, 1976-83

Boom Spring Southern California Event: Vietnamese California

Please join us Wednesday, March 7th, 7-9 p.m. in Orange County’s Little Saigon for a discussion with best-selling authors Thi […]

Seeing Orange County

Tom Zoellner Elaine Lewinnek Editor’s Note: This Boom conversation brings together an English literature scholar and an urbanist American Studies […]

The Big Siesta

Blake Allmendinger In Playing In the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination (1992), Toni Morrison studies the impact of African […]

Feelings

Jie Tian “The moment when a feeling enters the body is political.” -Adrienne Rich Feelings well up in the Women’s […]

An Agent Suspects of Her

Omar Pimienta an agent suspects of her suspects of him    suspects of me suspects himself and above all suspects the […]

This is Not a Lie

Omar Pimienta This is not a lie it’s not a lie about the lie a lie that prolongs the lie […]