On Fridays, we will share links to news, blogs, and anything else we find interesting. We can’t catch everything, so you are invited to self-promote in the comments!
Baker Thief by Claudie Arseneault – May 10th – New England Aces – Video Call
The Art of Saving the World by Corinne Duyvis – May 21st – Aces NYC – Video Call
The Asexual Equation by R. J. Seeley – May TBD – AVEN Chicago Meetups – Unknown
Beneath the Citadel by Destiny Soria – May and June – The Ace Space – YouTube Live + Discord
Lumberjanes by Noelle Stevenson – All May – The Great Ace Club – Blog Comments
Ace by Angela Chen – All May – Asexual Book Club – Blog Comments
The Lightning-Struck Heart by T. J. Klune, and
When Aster Falls (Interactive Visual Novel), and
Siren’s Lament (Web Comic) – May TBD – Club de Lecture Aro-Ace Néfaste (CLAAN) – Unknown
The Great Ace Club does not always read ace books. CLAAN is a French speaking group, but the reading materials are available in English. Most regional book clubs are currently meeting online and welcome non-locals.
News & Outreach
The asexual homoromantic relationship on the comedy TV show Everything’s Gonna be Okay is given a positive review.
The Carnival of Aros for April was published, on “Self-care, self-love, and aromanticism“.
Jes Layton wrote about (lack of) aromantic awareness and amatonormativity.
Calls for Participants/Support
Carmilla DeWinter and DasTenna are still looking for German short story submissions to an anthology, with the deadline extended to May 31st. (German)
Aces & Aros is looking for volunteers.