G. Winston James Pens Introduction to Photographer Thomas Roma’s “In the Vale of Cashmere”

Excerpted from the review titled “Loving Portraits Of Gay Black Men Cruising In Prospect Park” by Pete Brook — Vantage The books’ essay of introduction, by G. Winston James, is a joy. I aborted my first reading to return to the beginning so that I could read it aloud to my partner. It’s too good […]

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Top Pen Press Inaugural Title, Shaming the Devil, Named Multiple Literary Award Finalist

HOLLYWOOD, Florida (March 19, 2010) – In February 2009 Top Pen Press introduced the collected fiction of noted poet, author, editor G. Winston James, and thereby set as its mission to establish itself alongside other noteworthy presses at “the pinnacle of POC Queer Publishing.”  Just over one year later, James’ collection of twelve fundamentally human, […]

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Praise for Shaming the Devil: Collected Short Stories

Reviewed By Stanley Bennett Clay, July 3, 2009 Poet G. Winston James makes a remarkable fiction debut with SHAMING THE DEVIL, a collection of short stories that examine black, predominantly homoerotic experiences with beauty, passion and a boldness that renders it both transcendental and deeply personal. One need not be gay or black to enjoy these […]

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Extensive Praise for G. Winston James’ Shaming the Devil: Collected Short Stories

Award-winning author Trebor Healey writes:  This story collection offers profound meditations on desire and longing and the courage required of each of us to bring forth what is in us. James pulls out all the stops in this stunning collection, examining with an unflinching moral vision issues of not only sexuality and gender, but religion […]

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