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Jeff & Will’s Big Gay Fiction Podcast is for readers and writers of gay romance fiction. If you can read it, write it, watch it or listen to it, we’ll talk about it.

Jeff & Will’s Big Gay Fiction Podcast is for readers and writers of gay romance fiction. If you can read it, write it, watch it or listen to it, we’ll talk about it.
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Jeff & Will’s Big Gay Fiction Podcast is for readers and writers of gay romance fiction. If you can read it, write it, watch it or listen to it, we’ll talk about it.




Ep 162: "Walker Boys," "Asheville Arcana" & Cover Reveal with Ari McKay

SPECIAL NOTE: After we completed production on this episode, we learned that Ethan Day had passed away. Ethan means a lot to us and everyone in the gay romance community as a friend, author, publisher, co-founder and co-organizer of GRL and so much more. He will be deeply missed. Our thoughts go out to his family and friends. We’ll remember Ethan in episode 163 next week. Here's the rundown on episode 162: Jeff opens the show discussing the progress he's made on a Codename: Winger...


Ep 161: "Signs of Love" with Anyta Sunday & Brandilyn Audiobook Recs

The podcast celebrates its third anniversary as Will also celebrates a birthday. The guys discuss their recent podcast appearances on the BiSciFi Podcast and Smart Podcast, Trashy Books. Brandilyn recommends two series on audio: Cold Case Physicsby Pandora Pine and Hazard and SomersetMysteries by Gregory Ashe. The touring production of On Your Feet! The Emilio & Gloria Estefan Broadway Musical is reviewed as is the novelization of Dear Evan Hansen, which Jeff read on audiobook. Jeff...


Ep 160: Amy Lane Discusses "Hiding the Moon"

Jeff & Will start with a recap of the past week, including settling back in after GRL and Jeff working on Codename: Winger. They also wish everyone a happy Halloween and good luck to those starting National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). New patron Maryanne is welcome to the Patreon family. The Broadway revival of Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song is discussed. Books reviewed this week include TJ Klune's The Bones Beneath My Skin and Suzanne Brockmann's Out of Body. Jeff interviews Amy Lane...


Ep 159: GRL 2018 Recap

Jeff & Will discuss the GayRomLit 2018 retreat from Portsmouth, VA. They recap the events they attended, people they met and the fun times that were had. Complete shownotes for episode 159 are at


GRL 2018 Bonus: Interviews: Kris Jacen, Lucy Lennox & Michael Pauley, Poppy Dennison, Markie Massey

In the final bonus episode from GRL 2018 we have four interviews. Kris Jacen tell us about Loving Loch and what's coming up in her For Meseries. Lucy Lennox and Michael Pauley discuss their partnership working on the audiobooks for the Marian and Wilde universes. Lucy also has the scoop on the new Heart 2 Heart charity anthology that's coming November 13. Poppy Dennison reveals her new alter ego: Macy Blake. She's got details on the Chosen series. We also catch up with Markie Massey from...


GRL 2018 Bonus: TJ Klune Discusses "The Bones Beneath My Skin"

In this bonus episode from GayRomLit 2018 in Portsmouth, Virginia, Jeff talks with TJ Klune about The Bones Beneath My Skin (which releases October 26). TJ also gives details on the new Lovesong podcast and some other Green Creek goings on. In addition to the interview, this episode features the readings Kirt Graves did earlier in the day with an excerpt from Ravensong as well as a sneak peek at next year's Heartsong. Complete shownotes for this bonus episode are at ...


GRL 2018 Bonus: "Devil Take Me" Authors: Rhys Ford, Jordan L. Hawk, Jordan Castillo Price, C.S. Poe, TA Moore & narrator Greg Tremblay

In this bonus episode from GayRomLit 2018 in Portsmouth, Virginia, Jeff interviews the authors from the recently released Devil Take Me anthology: Rhys Ford, Jordan L. Hawk, Jordan Castillo Price, C.S. Poe and TA Moore and they are joined by audiobook narrator Greg Tremblay. Ginn Hale also appears in the video version by special arrangement. Complete shownotes for this bonus episode are at


Ep 158: GRL 2018 Preview

Jeff & Will discuss interviews they recorded in the past week for other podcasts. Jeff also recounts his trip to see Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera on the book tour for What If It's Us. The guys discuss the latest remake of A Star Is Born. Will reviews Score by A.E. Wasp. Jeff reviews the aforementioned What If It's Us. GRL 2018 is previewed. Will talks about his Q&A hosting duties and what he's looking forward to. Jeff reveals the schedule for events the podcast is involved in as well...


Ep 157: Interviews with Tere Michaels, Priscilla Oliveras & Damon Suede

We kick off this week's show by wishing a happy one year anniversary to Markie and Jess at the Top to BOTM Podcast. We also congratulate Dreamspinner Press and author Hudson Lin for scoring a review from Entertainment Weekly. Jeff also mentions that he's off to have a fan boy moment when he sees Becky Albertalli on the book tour for What If It's Us. Victoria is welcomed to our Patreon family. Jeff talks with author Tere Michaels to celebrate the tenth anniversary of her book, Faith &...


Ep 156: Victoria Sue Discusses "Guarding His Melody"

Jeff opens the show talking about a film deal for the new Becky Albertalli/Adam Silvera book What If It's Us. He also reminds everyone about the Eastsiders Kickstarter campaign that continues through October 10. Sarah and SherryLynn are welcomed as Patrons The guys discuss their recent trip to the Dreamspinner Author Conference as well as two days at Disney World. Jeff interviews Victoria Sue about Guarding His Melody, her latest entry in the "Enhanced World" series. They also talk about...


Ep 155: Talking Romance with Blogger/Podcaster/Author Sarah Wendell

Jeff & Will are on the road this week at the Dreamspinner Author Conference and Disney World! The guys review the Russel Tovey film, The Pass. Jeff discusses Barrel Proof, the third Agents Irish & Whiskey book, by Layla Reyne and Game Point by M.J. O'Shea. Jeff & Will welcome Sarah Wendell from Smart Bitches, Trashy Books. Sarah tells us why she started the blog and its companion podcast. We also delve into some of her favorite m/m romances, how the genre has evolved and what she hopes to...


Ep 154: Rhys Ford Discusses "Savior"

Jeff & Will talk about the development deal Bea and Leah Koch from the Ripped Bodice signed with Sony Pictures Television and the Kickstarter Kit Williamson and John Hallbach started to fund the fourth and final season of Eastsiders. Will reviews the webseries After Forever. Jeff reviews Savior by Rhys Ford and recommends listeners to pre-order The Bones Beneath My Skin by TJ Klune. Will looks at the novella Flirt by Lucy Lennox. Jeff interviews Rhys Ford about Savior, the second book in...


Ep 153: Rosalind Abel, Mildred Abbott & Special Guest Interview

Jeff & Will kick off the show with a celebration of their of their 21st wedding anniversary. They also congratulate Jess who won the Hank Edwards giveaway from episode 151. Recapping their recent TV viewing, the guys discuss The Man Who Invented Christmas, The Power of Grayskull: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and Sugar Rush. On the book front, Jeff gives his thoughts on Hudson's Luck by Lucy Lennox and Will reviews Duke in Denial by Alexandria...


Ep 152: Debut Author Alexander C. Eberhart Interview + Movie & Book Reviews

The guys start off by wishing all of the US listeners a Happy Labor Day. Jeff also shares the news that the cover reveal for Audio Assault, the third book in the Codename: Winger series, happens on Monday, September 3 at Jeff talks about the past week's powerful performance by Darius and Taylor on So You Think You Can Dance. The guys also review the documentary Rebels on Pointe and the film Saturday Church. On the book front, Jeff reviews Borrowing Blue by Lucy Lennox and Will...


Ep 151: Hank Edwards Talks "Critters" & "Fluffers," Joyfully Jay Challenge Month Preview

The Queer Sacramento Author Collective reading took place on Friday night at the Lavender Library featuring readings from LE Franks, Pat Henshaw, Amy Lane, J. Scott Coatsworth and co-host Jeff Adams. Crabbypatty is welcomed as the newest patron. Jay from Joyfully Jay stops by with a preview of the upcoming Reading Challenge Month, which begins September 3. She also recommends books from Tal Bauer, Lee Welch, Amy Lane and N.R. Walker. Summer movies The Meg, Christopher Robin, Becoming Bond...


Ep 150: Brian Sloan Discusses "West 40s" + TV & Book Reviews

This week the podcast celebrates its 150th episode, which features a freshened up introduction and closing by voice artist Derrick McClain. The guys congratulate the filmmaking team of Jason T. Gaffney, Ed Gaffney and Suzanne Brockmann on Analysis Paralysis getting its world premiere screening at September's Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival. The documentary Kiki is reviewed. Jeff then reviews Not Your Villain by C.B. Lee and also gives a shoutout to Rhys Ford's...


Ep 149: Geoffrey Knight's Adventurers & Billionaires + TV & Book Reviews

Jeff & Will welcome new listeners who discovered the show because of episode 147 with TJ Klune and Kirt Graves. The guys also announced the show is now available on Spotify. Sandy is welcomed as a new member of the Patreon community. The reality crafting series Making It is discussed as are the documentaries When the Beat Drops, about Atlanta's bucking scene, and Light in the Water, which chronicles the history of the West Hollywood Aquatics Club. Will reviews the cozy mystery Cruel Candy...


Ep 148: Carrie Pack Discusses "Past Imperfect" + Book Reviews

Opening this week's show, Jeff announces that he submitted the fourth Codename: Winger book. Kendra is congratulated as the winner of the Layla Reyne giveaway from episode 146. The guys talk about the latest Kickstarter from Suzanne Brockmann and Jason T. Gaffney for their upcoming film Out of Body. Will reviews Kidnapped by the Pirate by Keira Andrews and Jeff reviews Five Minutes Longer by Victoria Sue and There Goes Sunday School by Alexander C. Eberhart. Jeff interviews Carrie Pack...


Ep 147: TJ Klune & Kirt Graves Talk "Ravensong"

This week Jeff interviews TJ Klune and Kirt Graves. Ravensong, the sequel to TJ's best selling Wolfsong, releases on Tuesday, July 31. TJ discusses what readers can look forward to in Ravensong, which takes place before, during and after the events in the first book. TJ also discusses what's still to come in the Green Greek series. Kirt relates how he got into audiobook narration, how he got the Wolfsong job (which was his first) and the recording of that book. Kirt and TJ also discuss how...


Ep 146: Layla Reyne talks "Trouble Brewing" + Book & Documentary Reviews

The show kicks off this week congratulating Suzanne Brockmann, who accepted her Romance Writers of America Lifetime Achievement Award with a powerful speech. Missy is congratulated as the winner of the free Coastal Magic Convention registration that we gave away back in episode 144. Jeff gives a shoutout to marInspired for their amazing dance this past week on World of Dance. The guys also discuss the documentaries Making Fun: The Story of Funko and Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story. Will...