writer  •  editor  •  researcher

Love, Castro Street:
Reflections of San Francisco

Edited by Katherine V. Forrest and Jim Van Buskirk
Alyson Publications, 2007

Love, Castro Street
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Identity Envy:
Wanting to Be Who We're Not

Creative Nonfiction by Queer Writers
Edited by Jim Tushinski and Jim Van Buskirk
Harrington Park Press, 2007

Identity Envy
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Jim Van Buskirk reads the Introduction to
Love, Castro Street

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"An entertaining and enlightening
collection of personal essays"

-- Stephen McCauley
author of Alternatives to Sex

Celluloid San Francisco:
The Film Lover's Guide to Bay Area Movie Locations

by Jim Van Buskirk and Will Shank
Chicago Review Press, 2006

Celluloid San Francicso
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Gay by the Bay:
A History of Queer Culture
in the San Francisco Bay Area

by Susan Stryker and Jim Van Buskirk
Chronicle Books, 1996

Gay By The Bay
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"Entertaining and very informative"

-- Bay Area Reporter

"Lovingly captures the flavor of
a city most queers call home"

-- Library Journal