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Former Outwrite owner to lead book festival

Bookworm and longtime LGBT activist Philip Rafshoon takes on a new book-related gig in January on the eve of the first anniversary of his Outwrite Bookstore collapsing into bankruptcy.    READ MORE »


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Andy Cohen drops some dish in Atlanta [video]

Always smiling gay Bravo exec Andy Cohen hit Atlanta on Wednesday to eat at Chick-fil-A. Yes, there. And dish about gay marrying Anderson Cooper, gay haters and “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.”    READ MORE »

Listen to a clip of Andy Cohen’s ‘Most Talkative’

Bravo-licious gay Andy Cohen is in Atlanta on Wednesday to pitch his new book and chat up some queens at Blake’s. But first, listen to our exclusive audio clip from “Most Talkative.”    READ MORE »

Bravo’s Andy Cohen (and his book) to hit Atlanta

Bravo’s always smiling gay executive Andy Cohen just can’t get enough of Atlanta. He returns next week not to referee another “Housewives” catfight but to pitch his new book. This pretty gay writes, too.    READ MORE »

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Totally Tyler’s delish Atlanta manhunt [photos]

Author and former Atlanta gay Totally Tyler cruised through his former haunts on Thursday to read from his book, mingle with fans and dish on his dating life here before he moved to New York City.    READ MORE »

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Brad Goreski brings his gay world to ATL [video]

Gay fashionisto and Bravo reality star Brad Goreski delighted a nattily-dressed group of about 100 fans during a stop on Friday to pitch his new book. Check out our video and photos.    READ MORE »

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Brushstrokes to replace Outwrite as author host?

Concerned that authors may now skip Atlanta’s sizable LGBT population, the owners of Brushstrokes have a solution: A bar by night, but a smoke-free author space by day.    READ MORE »

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Last call abruptly arrives for Outwrite Bookstore

So here’s why Outwrite has put everything that’s not nailed down–and even some of that–on sale at steep discounts. The iconic gay bookstore closes its Midtown locale on Wednesday. For good.    READ MORE »

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Donation helps launch ‘Save Outwrite’ campaign

Outwrite Bookstore, its financial troubles forcing a move from its Midtown location, announced a $1,000 donation on Friday to kickstart a campaign to save the gay-owned retail outlet.    READ MORE »

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Our 12 favorite moments at Outwrite Bookstore

Outwrite soon leaves its iconic location at the corner of Gay & Lesbian in Midtown, a sign that the struggle to stay afloat isn’t going well. We reflect on our favorite moments at the hotspot.    READ MORE »

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Outwrite struggles force move to new location

Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse, struggling to steady its financial footing as it approaches its 18th anniversary, is looking to move from its landmark location in Midtown to find cheaper rent.    READ MORE »

Richie Arpino’s new calendar hunks [photos]

When stylist Richie Arpino traded his scissors and comb for a camera, who knew we’d get to benefit for years to come? He did it again Sunday when he unveiled several of the hunks from his new calendar.    READ MORE »

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ATL’s Darian Aaron kicks off book tour [photos]

Popular gay Atlanta blogger Darian Aaron went retro on Tuesday, setting aside his virtual presence to pitch and discuss his latest work–a coffee table book that lands with a thud.    READ MORE »

Chelsea Handler’s gay fans represent [photos]

Gay fans flock to wherever best-selling author and TV personality Chelsea Handler lands, and it was no different on Friday in Midtown when she returned to Outwrite to pitch her latest work.    READ MORE »

R.M. Johnson tips hat to E. Lynn Harris [photos]

Novelist R.M Johnson visited Outwrite on Wednesday to share a very special collaboration with friend E. Lynn Harris, the late author who redefined black gay literature for a crossover audience.    READ MORE »

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Atlanta men featured in ‘Gay in America’ book

Six local men are ready for their close up in a soon-to-be released book by photographer Scott Pasfield, who spent three years capturing portraits and stories of gay men in all 50 states.    READ MORE »

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CNN’s Don Lemon: ‘It’s just time to be real’

CNN anchor Don Lemon peeled back the veneer of his television personality on Wednesday to dish on his new book, queeny gay friends and his struggle with growing up gay.    READ MORE »

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Atlanta’s Darian Aaron goes from blog to book

When Atlanta blogger Darian Aaron decided a year ago to take a respite from his popular blog, Living Out Loud, he wanted to focus his writing on a decidedly different format: a coffee table book.    READ MORE »

‘Million Dollar’ Josh Flagg hits Outwrite [photos]

Fans of Bravo’s “Million Dollar Listing” were in for a treat when the reality show’s prickliest gay Josh Flagg stopped at Outwrite on Friday to sign his memoir “Million Dollar Agent.”    READ MORE »

Pearl Cleage opens 3-stop Atlanta tour [photos]

Pearl Cleage is on a bit of a whirlwind tour of the place she’s called home for more than 30 years, promoting her latest novel during three stops in Atlanta this week.    READ MORE »

 
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