When author Peter Gajdics was 23 years old, he came out to his parents. It didn't go well. Today, because of Peter's own personal lobbying efforts, the city of Vancouver became the first city in Canada to ban all forms of conversion therapy for both minors and adults.
Right off the bat, if you're here reading the blog of an independent press just for fun, we're inclined to think that yes, you can space a minute for literature. It's a noble thing, and we commend you for it.
Welcome to the first episode of SPOTLIGHT ON LONG BEACH — our chance to throw some attention onto our local literary community. Recently we caught up with Tim Grobaty (Grow-bay-tee, for those unfamiliar) via email.