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Stay in the know about new episodes and updates. is a website focused on sharing events, activities and information with the LGBT community. This show focuses on interviews with authors of Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual and Transgender literature. Robert Jaquay, the host of the show, is a retired Public Library Director who moved to the Tampa Bay area two and a half years ago from the cold Northeast. As well as working in the world of books for over 38 years and being an avid reader, he has served on the American Library Association’s GLBT Stonewall Book Awards Committee, written several book review columns, and hosted a Pubic Access Television program called “Getting to Know You”, which focused on the Arts in New York’s Capital Region. He currently writes the weekly LGBT Book Column Read Any Good Gay and Lesbian Books Lately? for Besides books, he is a lover of Theatre, Film, Art and Music (being a self-professed Opera Queen), and is excited about sharing his views on all of the above.

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Join me, The Gay Book Guy, on Saturday, November 20 @ 1p.m. ET, when I chat with Elliott Mackle author of "Hot Off The Presses". In this book, Elliott Mackle "offers readers a glimpse back to a remarkable era and events in the life... more

Join me on Saturday, November 13@ 5p.m. EST as I chat with Carsen Taite, author of "It Should Be A Crime". Her book was a finalist in the Lesbian Romance category for the 2010 Lambda Literat Awards. Tune in as I talk with this talented... more

Join my Saturday, November6 @ 1p.m. Eastern (10 a.m. Pacific) as I chat with Johnny Townsend author of "The Abominable Gayman". How does being Gay and Mormon work? Find out the answer to this as I talk with one of the wittiest gay... more

Please join me on Saturday October 30th at 11 am ET as I chat with lesbian author Linda Morganstein. Her book "My Life With Stella Kane" is a behind the scenes story of Hollywood beginning in the late 40s. It is a story that deals... more

Join me as I chat with R. Tripp Evans, author of the new biography, "Grant Wood". Most of us are very familiar with the the iconic painting American Gothic-but aren't at all familiar with the man behind it. Evans explores the life of... more

Join me on Saturday, October 16 @ 11 a.m. ET when I chat with Kathryn Shay about her recently published novel "The Perfect Family". Kathryn, who is best known for her romance novels, gives us a riveting portrait of a family's coming... more

Join me on Saturday, October 9 @ 11:00 a.m. as I chat with author Lori Ostlund. Lori's book, "The Bigness of the World" is the winner of the prestigious Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction and was a finalist in the Lesbian Debut Fiction... more

Join me this Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. as I chat with Josh Aterovis, author of "All Lost Things". This book is the third installment in this author's Killian Kendall Mystery series, and was nominated for this year's Lambda Literary... more

Join me on Saturday, September 11 @ 12:30 p.m. ET for my chat with Matt Dean, author of "The River in Winter". This book was a finalist for best gay fiction for this year's Lambda Literary Award. Matt is an extremely talented author and I know... more

Join host Robert Jaquay as he talks with this week's guest Karin Kallmaker. We will talk about her latest book "Above Temptation", her life as an author, and find out why she's been dubbed "The Queen Of Lesbian Romance". This a... more