Hashtag Queer is a collection of short work in all literary genres (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, scripts) written by and/or about LGBTQ+ people and lives. It includes short stories, flash fiction, poems, essays, memoirs, plays, screenplays, and monologues by writers who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, asexual, genderqueer, gender fluid, agender, non-binary, and straight. Many of the pieces are about different aspects of queerness and being queer, while others are about other aspects of life experienced through a queer lens.
Hashtag Queer: LGBTQ+ Creative Anthology, Vol. 1 includes previously unpublished and reprinted work by the following writers:
FICTION (short stories, flash fiction) by Joe Baumann, DC Diamondopolous, Bill Gaythwaite, Calvin Gimpelevich, Sam Heyman, Thomas Kearnes, Adam McOmber, Emma Munro, Richard Natale, and Paige Zubel
CREATIVE NONFICTION (essays, memoirs) by Carolyn Agee, Miah Jeffra, Darlene O?Dell, Carla Sameth, and Eva M. Schlesinger
POETRY by Judith Barrington, Gabriella M. Belfiglio, L.C., Zac Cahill, Laury A. Egan, oakley flanagan, Mud Howard, Maddie Godfrey, Colin James, Kristin Laurel, Sacha Mankins, Jean Mikhail, Scott-Patrick Mitchell, Lylanne Musselman, Kenneth Pobo, Kimberly Ann Priest, T. Stores, Serene Vannoy, and Emenual Wolff
SCRIPTS (plays, screenplays, monologues) by Richard Ballon, Alex Clarke, Thomas Klocke, Philip Middleton Williams, and Evan Tsitsias
Hashtag Queer was edited and is introduced by Sage Kalmus, MFA writing teacher and cofounder of Qommunity LLC, parent of Qommunity: The Queer Social Network & its publishing & production imprint Qommunicate Media.
Hashtag Queer: LGBTQ+ Creative Anthology, Vol. 1 is the premiere edition of an annual publication of work found through an open call for submissions.