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Proud – Book Review

About The Book

A stirring, bold and moving anthology of stories and poetry by top LGBTQ+ YA authors and new talent, giving their unique responses to the broad theme of pride. Each story has an illustration by an artist identifying as part of the LGBTQ+ community. Compiled by Juno Dawson, author of THIS BOOK IS GAY and CLEAN.

A celebration of LGBTQ+ talent, PROUD is a thought-provoking, funny, emotional read.


Contributors: Steve Antony, Dean Atta, Kate Alizadeh, Fox Benwell, Alex Bertie, Caroline Bird, Fatti Burke, Tanya Byrne, Moïra Fowley-Doyle, Frank Duffy, Simon James Green, Leo Greenfield, Saffa Khan, Karen Lawler, David Levithan, Priyanka Meenakshi, Alice Oseman, Michael Lee Richardson, David Roberts, Cynthia So, Kay Staples, Jessica Vallance, Kristen Van Dam and Kameron White.

– Taken from Amazon UK 


My Thoughts
Aside to the obvious reasoning for me picking up this book, I was intrigued to read some work from LGBT authors that I hadn’t heard of before. I wasn’t disappointed. Proud is full of short stories and poems from the LGBTQ+ writing community. Every page is simply wonderful and the stories themselves are potent, heartwarming and will appeal to everyone in the LGBTQ+ community. 

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