NAKED AND ISOLATEDAn Aggregated Reading List Here in London, where Naked Boys Reading began, we’re ALREADY bored of washing our hands 10000x a day, and our premium PornHub subscription feels LACKING in textuality. The Covid-19 Emergency has meant that we have to rethink modes of sociality and offer other means of connection (we aren’t up […]Read more "TOP 5 THINGS TO READ WHILE NAKED AND ISOLATED"
In the journalistic heyday of Victorian-era fiction, the serial was a place to feast on the literary prowess of the writers and cultural denizens of their time — a place to bear witness to a writer’s creative process in episodic instalments, from Charles Dickens in The Pickwick Papers to Harriet Beecher Stowe in The National Era. Over […]Read more "#ShortSerialFiction Blogs"
Naked Boys Reading x Ace Hotel: Short Serial Fiction From March 2019 NBR will be curating short serial fiction by outstanding queer authors on Ace Hotel International’s blog! First on the docket is author Season Butler. Born in the States, Butler spends her time writing and teaching between the UK and Germany, and her forthcoming novel, Cygnet, […]Read more "Short Serial Fiction Blog"
Our host-ess with the least-ess had a chat with playwright James Ley, who will be curating the first ever Naked Boys Reading in Scotland! Join us for Naked Boys Reading: Pulling out at Pride House Glasgow on Sunday, 5 August 2018! James is a playwright and screen writer living and working in Edinburgh. His recent […]Read more "Interview with James Ley"
CALL OUT FOR READERS Event: Sunday, 5 August 2018 | 7pm Paid Pride House Glasgow, 17 – 19 Trongate, Glasgow, G1 5EZ Naked Boys Reading (NBR) debuts in Glasgow at Pride House Glasgow in August! We’re seeking readers who identify as a “boy” (or wish to for an evening!) for a paid reading on 5 […]Read more "Call out for readers: GLASGOW!"
In advance of tomorrow’s first ever NBR Present: Naked Non-Binary Babes Reading event Dr Sharon Husbands asked the instigators/curators Felix Bear Lane and Kyle Lee-Crossett some questions. Here are the fruits of this e-conversation! Trans and genderqueer people often appear in popular culture as symbols of the future (for good or ill). SHAZ: HOW DID […]Read more "Interview with Felix Bear Lane & Kyle Lee-Crossett"
Dr Shaz and the Duchess had a little chat with Prem Sahib in advance of his curatorial stint for Naked Boys Reading at Miranda Bar this month. RUSH, LIQUID GOLD, KIX; I’ve actually titled work after all three! – Prem Sahib DR SHAZ: PREM! It’s been an absolute age. I’m SO excited the Duchess finally got you […]Read more "Interview with NBR Curator Prem Sahib"
A few evenings ago Dr Sharon Husbands had a little chat with artist Liz Rosenfeld to chat about her upcoming curatorial stint for Naked Boys Reading. I was always a dyke who identified with and in many ways felt the most comfortable in gay male culture – Liz Rosenfeld DR SHAZ: Hi Liz! We’re so […]Read more "Interview with NBR Curator Liz Rosenfeld"
(in order by reader) Andrew – Freud, S. (1914/2001) Some Reflections on Schoolboy Pyschology. In Totem & Taboo and Other Works, Strachy, J (Ed). London: Vintage, 241-244. Paul – Freud, S. (2011) On Cocaine, London: Hersperus Press Limited. (1886) Letters to Martha: 2 February, 1886, 69-70. and Phillips, A. (1994) On Love, On Flirtation, London: Faber and Faber, 39-41. […]Read more "NBR:Freud Reading List"
March 28, 2013 Special Guest Curator: Jonathan Kemp “We are all prisoners of love, rotting in its dank cells, licking its rusted bars for sustenance” Dr. Jonathan Kemp, author of 26 and London Triptych, curates this round of Naked Boys Reading. Each reading has been chosen to explore a queer relation to love. Our boys will read […]Read more "Naked Boys Reading: Prisoners of Love"