Book Review: Queen of the Conquered by Kacen Callender

This post is part of the Reading Writers of Color 2021 challenge hosted by Lonely Cryptid Media’s staff writer and editor, Dan Michael Fielding. Queen of the Conquered is Kacen Callender‘s first foray into adult fiction, and a truly excellent debut. Already an award-winning middle grade and young adult author, Callender brings their expert knowledge … More Book Review: Queen of the Conquered by Kacen Callender

10 Books to Help You Understand the History of #StopAsianHate

This post is part of the Reading Writers of Color 2021 challenge hosted by Lonely Cryptid Media’s staff writer and editor, Dan Michael Fielding. The movement to Stop Asian Hate is a rallying cry against anti-Asian violence. The COVID19 pandemic has revealed deep, unexamined xenophobia against Asians and Asian Americans within the United States and … More 10 Books to Help You Understand the History of #StopAsianHate

Mission: It’s Complicated is the LGBTQ, Neurodivergent Super Hero Story We Deserve

This is part of our series reviewing visual novels and storytelling games. You can watch our streams and hear our live reactions on Twitch. Mission: It’s Complicated from Schell Games is the fun superhero romp through the wilds of romance that comic fans have been hoping for. Play as Professor L, a poor grad student … More Mission: It’s Complicated is the LGBTQ, Neurodivergent Super Hero Story We Deserve

Eight Queer and Trans Graphic Novels by Authors of Color Both Beautifully Illustrated and Brilliantly Written

The Reading Writers of Color Challenge is hosted by Dan Michael Fielding. The following recommendations were compiled with assistance from April Autumn, Lonely Cryptid Media’s lead artist. Throughout running this challenge I have fielded many questions about whether or not reading a given thing “counts” as completing a prompt for the challenge. Many people have … More Eight Queer and Trans Graphic Novels by Authors of Color Both Beautifully Illustrated and Brilliantly Written

A Guide to Finding Books by Queer and Trans Authors of Color (+Four Books to Get You Started)

This post is part of the Reading Writers of Color 2021 challenge hosted by Lonely Cryptid Media’s staff writer and editor, Dan Michael Fielding. The Reading Writers of Color Challenge continues with April’s prompt: A book by a queer or trans author. As a queer person this is one of the prompts I am most … More A Guide to Finding Books by Queer and Trans Authors of Color (+Four Books to Get You Started)