Just published in one of the leading online literary magazines, Chelsea Station, is a one-to-one interview with William Sterling Walker called, "Author as Artist: A Conversation with William Sterling Walker."Read More
The need for, or lack of, connection with strangers or loved ones, the apparent sincerity of the characters, one that eases the connection into place as the specter of HIV/AIDS often hovers in the background, is a recurring theme throughout all the stories found in Desire: Tales of New Orleans by William Sterling Walker.Read More
"I loved the way William Sterling Walker pulled me right into the streets of New Orleans, something he does better than any writer I know."
On August 4, Outwrite 2013 Book Fair attendees in Washington, DC, were treated to a reading from Desire: Tales of New Orleans. Immediately following the reading, William participated in a question-and-answer section, presented below.
Attendee and fellow author Timothy W. Spencer was kind enough to share a video he filmed. Enjoy the video below or directly on YouTube.
Attendee and fellow author Timothy W. Spencer was kind enough to share a video he filmed of William reading a section of his story, "Farewell to Wise's," featured in Desire: Tales of New Orleans as well as Best Gay Stories 2013, Enjoy the video below or directly on YouTube.
“There are very few gay bookstores left and other independent bookstores are going away too ... I think it’s very important for writers and readers to connect and to do so on the face-to-face level.”Read More
On Saturday, May 25, at 10 a.m., William will participate in a reading of Lambda Literary Award Finalists in the Hotel Monteleone's Cabildo Room. That same day, at 11:30 a.m., William will participate in a panel called "Miniature Gems: Crafting Successful Short Fiction" in the Hotel Monteleone's Royal Salon B.
In both sessions, William will participate with interesting, exciting colleagues.
And if you aren't familiar with the Monteleone, read its history. It's a fascinating place right in the heart of the French Quarter.
The new issue of Chelsea Station (Issue 4) is out now, and features seven short stories, three essays, ten poems, reviews and an interview with William Sterling Walker, conducted by poet and performance artist Vance Philip Hedderel. The issue also includes William's story "Fin de Siècle" from Desire: Tales of New Orleans.
Chelsea Station is available in print ($15) and electronic editions ($7.99) at a variety of retailers.
Mark your calendars for April 18, 2013, at 7 p.m.
The Lambda Literary Awards celebrate achievement in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) writing for books published in 2012. Winners will be announced during a ceremony on June 3, 2013, at The Great Hall at Cooper Union, 7 East 7th Street, New York City 10003.