Entry updated 1 April 2022. Tagged: Editor.
(1949-2022) Canadian author, journalist, book dealer, critic and editor, active in Fandom since the 1960s, often bylined Richard Labonte without the accent. His many LGBT-themed anthologies – three of which won Lambda Literary Awards – include the genre-relevant The Future Is Queer (anth 2006) with Lawrence Schimel, whose contributors include Candas Jane Dorsey, L Timmel Duchamp, Neil Gaiman, Rachel Pollack and Bryan Talbot. [DRL]
born Edmonton, Alberta: 5 July 1949
died Bowen Island, British Columbia: 20 March 2022
works as editor (highly selected)
- The Future Is Queer (Vancouver, British Columbia: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2006) with Lawrence Schimel [anth: pb/]
- Erotica Exotica: Tales of Sex, Magic, and the Supernatural (Cambridge, New York: Bold Strokes Books, 2011) [anth: pb/]
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