OFFICIAL BOOK RELEASE: A Love like Blood

a love like blood

We here at Qulture.Org are proud to announce the release of the book “A Love like Blood,” a publication by our very own Victor Yates!

Preface

Half Somali and Cuban, 17-year old Carsten Tynes, deals with the intricacies of race, Americanism, syncretism, and sexuality under the abusive hand of his father in “A Love Like Blood.” Carsten’s camera is the thread that slowly unravels his relationship with his father and reveals the unseen world of men who move at night. When death pushes his boyfriend and father together into an abandoned camera store, he makes a dangerous move to save them.

Book Details

  • Paperback: 202 pages
  • Publisher: Hillmont Press; 1st edition (November 12, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • Author: Victor Yates
  • Price $15.99

About the Author

Victor Yates was raised in Jacksonville, Florida and now lives in Los Angeles. His work has appeared in Windy City Times, Edge, and The Voice. As avictorYates
graduate of the Creative Writing program at Otis College (2015), he is the recipient of an Ahmanson Foundation grant. He is the winner of the Elma Stuckey Writing Award (1st place in poetry) at Morehouse College. Two of his poems were included in the anthology, “For Colored Boys,” which was edited by Keith Boykin. The anthology won the American Library Association’s Stonewall Book Award. Also, he has taught writing workshops at the University of Southern California, Job Corps, Whaley Middle School (Compton), Gindling Hilltop Camp (Malibu), and Bright Star Secondary Charter Academy (Inglewood). “A Love Like Blood” is his first novel.

Purchasing Info

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Antonio X. Garcia

Antonio X. Garcia is a former San Diegan now living in the city of Los Angeles (and loving every second of it). Being the son of a mother from Tijuana, and a father from Guadalajara, Mexico, this Chicano had the very essence of Hispanic/American culture ingrained in the very fabric of his being. He is currently devoting his time writing and as an activist for the LGBTQ community, most recently serving as a Board Member for the Latino Equality Alliance and blogger for The Mind of Toñito. He is a founding member of Qulture.org.

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