Literature: Lawrence Schimel (1971-)

Work in progress!

His pages

On the web
- Interviews
- Fiction

- Poetry
- Children's books

- Translations by L. Schimel

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Printed books
-Adult books
*Fiction
  • His tongue (Finalist for the lambda literary award! Finalist for the foreword book of the year award! A selection of the Insightout book club! Best erotic title 2002, Insightout!)
  • The birth date book series:  January 2, 15, 17 & 30; September 12 & 18; October 28, 29, 30 & 31; November 1; December 2, 15, 17 & 30
  • Two boys in love (Finalist for the lambda literary award! Finalist for the foreword book of the year award!)
  • The drag queen of Elfland (Finalist for the lambda literary award! Finalist for the firecracker alternative book award! Finalist for the spectrum award! Finalist for the small press book award!)
  • Una barba para dos
  • Vacaciones en Ibiza (Finalist for the lambda literary award! A selection of the Insightout book club!)
  • Venus and Serena Williams
*Poetry
  • Deleted names (chosen for the american library association’s over the rainbow list!)
  • Desayuno en la cama
  • Fairy tales for writers
  • In the Schwarzwald (2018)
- Children's books
  • Aesop’s fables: The ant and the grasshopper (Themes: fables, animals)
  • Aesop’s fables: The tortoise and the hare (Themes: fables, animals)
  • Aesop’s fables: The goose that laid the golden egg (Themes: fables, animals)
  • Aesop’s fables: The woolf in sheep’s clothing (Themes: fables, animals)
  • Aesop’s fables: The lion and the mouse (Themes: fables, animals)
  • Aesop’s fables: The fox and the grapes (Themes: fables, animals)
  • Amigos y vecinos (Themes: homosexuality, adoption, blended families, friendship, family models, single mothers, working mothers)
    • Sosedje in Prijatelji
  • Andrés y los copistas (Themes: art, originality, types of reproduction, honesty)
  • Buscando a la bruja (Themes: superstition, manners, friendship)
  • ¿Como se dice? (Themes: manners, imagination, fantasy, love of reading)
  • Cosas que puedo hacer yo solo (Themes: growing up, independence, family)
  • Cuando mi hermana se enfada (Themes: anger, forgiveness, sibling relationship)
  • El árbol menguante / The shrinking tree (Themes: science/light and shadow, growth, friendship)
  • El cowboy bailarín (Themes: cowboys, dancing, wild west)
  • El huevo de cristal / The crystal egg (Themes: adoption, single mother, city living, coastal living, birds)
  • El niño y el espía / The boy and the spy (Themes: xenophobia, languages, alphabets, translation)
  • ¡Es mío! (Themes: sharing, friendship, toys)
  • Feliz navidad, Rachid (Themes: religious diversity, christmas, madrid, morocco, traditions)
  • If You Were a Kid Building a Pyramid 
  • Just like them (Themes: adoption, blended families, glasses, IBBY outstanding books for young people with disabilities 2013!)
    • Igual que ellos / Just Like them
    • Somos Iguales
    • Tak kot drugi
    • Wij horen bij elkaar
  • La aventura de Cecilia y el dragón (Themes: feminist, girl power, fantasy, adventure, friendship, Zlata hruška (golden pear) award in Slovenia, best translated children’s book 2011!)
    • Cecilija in zmaj
    • l'aventura de la Cecilia i el drac
    • Sylvía og drekinn
  • La casa de los espejos (Themes: sibling rivalry, tall and short, mirrors, circus, zoo)
  • La golondrina peregrina (Themes: animals, Santiago de Compostela, pilgrimage)
  • La tarta de cumpleaños / The birthday cake (Themes: food intolerances, birthday party, friends)
  • ¿Lees un libro conmigo? (Themes: disability/blindness, professions, love of reading, IBBY outstanding books for young people with disabilities 2007!)
    • Boš bral knjigo z mano?
    • Queres ler un libro comigo?
    • Will You Read a Book with Me?
  • Little Pirate series: Little Pirate goes to bed (Help little pirate get ready for bed in this lift-the-flap treasure hunt.)
  • Little Pirate series: Little Pirate goes to school (Help little pirate get ready for school in this lift-the-flap treasure hunt.)
  • Little Pirate series: Is a shark a fish? (Learn about underwater creatures with little pirate and his friends.)
  • Little pirate series: Is that a bat? (Learn about nocturnal animals with little pirate and his friends.)
  • Manuel práctico para viajar en ovni (Themes: humor, aliens, imagination, astronomy)
    • Manual practic per a viatjar en ovni
  • María y el museo (Themes: museums, contemporary art, grandparents)
  • Mi gata Eureka (Themes: gender-neutral toys, science role models for girls, family, creativity, experimentation, cats, robots)
    • La meva gata Eureka
  • Misterio en el jardín (Themes: science/magnification, imagination)
    • Misterio na horta
  • No hay nada como el original (Themes: working mothers, technology, imagination, office place, Chosen for the white ravens 2005!)
  • Pizza party / Fiesta con pizza (Themes: math/fractions, friendship)
  • ¡Qué sueño! (Themes: naps, problem solving, family life, pets)
  • The Bia & Beto series: a gift for mama (Themes: comparatives, sibling relationships, mothers, gifts)
  • The Bia & Beto series: everything the same (Themes: colors, sibling relationships, shopping)
  • The Bia & Beto series: Um presente para mamãe 
  • The Penny dragon (Themes: problem solving, coin collecting, dragons)
  • ¡Vamos a ver a papá!(Themes: immigration, fathers, family, recommended by a leer/IBBY Mexico!)
    • Let's Go See Papá! 
  • Volando cometas (Themes: hiv, health, disease, family relationships)
    • Spuščanje zmajev

- Lawrence Schimel edited
*Books
  • Best date ever: True stories that celebrate gay relationships
  • Best gay poetry 2008
  • Boy meets boy
  • Camelot fantastic
  • Ells s’estimen: Poemes d’amor entre homes
  • First person queer (Winner, lambda literary award! Winner, independent publisher book award!)
  • Food for life ...and other dish
  • Found tribe: Jewish coming out stories (Finalist for two lambda literary awards! Finalist for the foreword book of the year award! A selection of the Insightout book club! A selection of the traditions Jewish book club!)
  • I like it like that: True tales of gay desire (Finalist for the lambda literary award!)
  • Kosher meat (Finalist for the lambda literary award! Finalist for the foreword book of the year award! A selection of the Insightout book club!)
  • Pomosexuals: Challenging assumptions about gender and sexuality (Winner, lambda literary award! Finalist for the Firecracker alternative book award! Finalist for the small press book award!)
  • Second person queer (A selection of the Insightout book club!)
  • Switch hitters: Lesbians write gay male erotica and gay men write lesbian erotica (Winner, Siegessäule best book of the year award!)
  • Tarot fantastic
  • The fortune tellers
  • The future is queer (Winner, spectrum award! Silver medal, independent publisher book award! Silver medal, foreword book of the year award!)
  • The mammoth book of gay erotica (1998, Finalist for the lambda literary award! A selection of the Insightout book club!)
  • The mammoth book of new gay erotica (2007, Finalist for the lambda literary award! )
  • The American vampire series: Louisiana vampire
  • The American vampire series: Streets of blood vampire stories from New York city
  • The American vampire series: Fields of blood vampire stories from the heartland
  • The American vampire series: Southern blood vampire stories from the American south
  • The American vampire series: Blood lines vampire stories from new England
  • Things invisible to see: Lesbian and gay tales of magic realism (Finalist for the lambda literary award! Finalist for the spectrum award!)
  • Two hearts desire: Gay couples on their love

- Lawrence Schimel translated
*Books
  • Campos, llanos The treasure of Barracuda (Little pickle stories)
  • Chávez, Jorge Humberto  I'd ask you to join me by the río bravo to weep but you should know neither river nor tears remain (Shearsman books)
  • Del junco, Antonio In the spirit of Seville (Assouline)
  • De la torriente, Eugenia Puig: 100 years of a family business (Assouline)
  • Fontcuberta, Joan Camouflages (Gustavo Gili)
  • González, Olalla A bigger family
  • Gág, Wanda Millones de gatos
  • Geis, Patricia Meet the artist: Matisse (Princeton architectural press)
  • Geis, Patricia Meet the artist: Pablo Picasso (Princeton architectural press)
  • Geis, Patricia Meet the artist: Van Gogh (Princeton architectural press) 
  • López-Fresno, Palmira Customer complaint management (Amanuense)
  • Mira de Echeverría, Teresa P. Memory (Upper Rubber Boot)
  • Recuenco, Eugenio Revue (Teneus)
  • Robles, Lola Monteverde: memoirs of an interstellar linguist (Aqueduct press)
  • Santos, Care Dissection (A midsummer night's press)
  • Salò, Aleix Euronightmare (Penguin random house)
  • Sarmashghi, Fatemeh La ballena negra (Amanuense)
  • Viguls, Arvis La caligrafía de la aguja 
  • Villoro, Juan The wild book 
  • Zandere, Inese One house for all
* Magazines & Journals
  • Cross, Elsa Two poems in Pleiades 37.2

Children's Books

Work in progress.... 

 

Articles (more than 1 book)


Books & articles (about 1 book)

Arabic

-Croatian
  • Bina Štampe Žmavc & Svjetlan Junaković Mačak Mucko (original title: Muc Mehkošapek) 

- Danish
  • Jakob Martin Strid Den Utrolige Historie Om Den Kæmpestore Pære

- English
- French

- Slovene
  • Brane Mozetič & Maja Kastelic Alja dobi zajčka
  • Brane Mozetič & Maja Kastelic Dežela bomb, dežela trav
  • Brane Mozetič & Andrej Brumen-Čop Dihurlandija
  • Brane Mozetič & Maja Kastelic Prva Ljubezen (LGBTQ) 
  • Najlepše pravljice
  • Lawrence Schimel & Sara Rojo Pérez "Boš bral knjigo z mano? " (original title: Lees un libro conmigo?)
  • Lawrence Schimel & Sara Rojo Pérez Cecilija in zmaj (original title: La aventura de Cecilia y el dragon)
  • Lawrence Schimel & Sara Rojo Pérez "Sosedje in prijatelji" (original title: Amigos y vecinos) (LGBTQ)
  • Lawrence Schimel & Núria Fortuny Herrero Spuščanje zmajev
  • Lawrence Schimel & Sara Rojo Pérez Tak kot drugi / Just Like Them ( original title: Igual que ellos / Just Like Them)
- Spanish
- Swedish
  • Jostein Gaarder & Akin Düzakin Man undrar (original title: Det spørs) (Swedish) 
  • Áslaug Jónsdóttir Vill ha fisk!

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