Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Exploring his multi-pronged identity, Orlando Ortega-Medina recently released his book ‘Jerusalem Ablaze’ to a warm critical reception

The darkly humorous stories are occasionally violent, and often uncomfortable Literary world fired up over debut short story collection by gay immigration lawyer Exploring his multi-pronged identity, Orlando Ortega-Medina recently released his book ‘Jerusalem Ablaze’ to a warm critical reception NEW YORK — “Ikeda Yataro’s body was cremated today. May his soul be forever damned. 

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Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Jerusalem Ablaze on shortlist for Polari First Book Prize 2017

Jerusalem Ablaze on shortlist for Polari First Book Prize 2017 BY Ashton Bainbridge The shortlist for the Polari First Book Prize was announced last night at the Polari Literary Salon in London’s Southbank Centre. Now in its seventh year, the Prize is awarded annually to a writer whose first book explores the LGBT experience, whether 

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Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

The Polari First Book Prize 03rd June 2017

https://www.polariliterarysalon.co.uk/Polari/Polari_First_Book_Prize.html Polari Literary Salon announces largest ever LGBT literary tour to celebrate 10th anniversary The longlist for the Polari First Book Prize was announced tonight (June 6) at the Polari Literary Salon in London’s Southbank Centre. Now in its seventh year, the Prize is awarded annually to a writer whose first book explores the LGBT 

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Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER BOOK AWARDS 2017

Bronze Medal Winner – Cover Design – Fiction – Jerusalem Ablaze The “IPPY” Awards were conceived as a broad-based, unaffiliated awards program open to all members of the independent publishing industry, and are open to authors and publishers worldwide who produce books written in English and appropriate for the North American market. Jerusalem Ablaze Wins 

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Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Jerusalem Ablaze Author Interview

Author’s life is full of fascinating characters worthy of his books BY SIMON YAFFE It is no surprise that Orlando Ortega-Medina’s debut book features a range of characters and stories. For his family background is equally as fascinating as Jerusalem Ablaze — Stories of Love & Other Obsessions (Cloud Lodge Books, £12.99), which will be 

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Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Jerusalem Ablaze Now Available

Jerusalem Ablaze Now Available     Jerusalem Ablaze: Stories of Love and Other Obsessions, published by Cloud Lodge Books. Now available in the UK and Ireland from Waterstones, Foyles, and Amazon (UK): http://amzn.to/2czvmN3 “In Jerusalem’s Old City a priest and a dominatrix converse in the dying light; on Oregon’s windswept coast a fragile woman discovers 

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