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Lydia Conklin details why their first short story collection features a full spectrum of queer experiences

Plots, settings, themes, point-of-view, conflict — these and other literary elements are routine fixtures in fiction writing. Less common, though, is the intentional and continuous focus on the lives of characters who identify as queer, trans and nonbinary. In their debut story collection “Rainbow Rainbow,” author Lydia Conklin takes the untypical approach of centering on individuals who are not heterosexual and cisgender.