Shorts - Stories from Beneath the Rainbow
Shorts – Stories from Beneath the Rainbow is a collection of LGBTQ themed short stores. Meet them in happy or dire circumstances, short glimpses into their lives.
Shorts – Stories from Beneath the Rainbow is an experiment, a look at contemporary LGBTQ life from many different angles and perspectives, in different cultures around the world: meet a beggar trying to survive, the mother of a drug addict, A groom on his wedding day, a gay family running from impending war, a refugee above the Arctic circle, a bullied kid, a gay man witnessing a crime, a rushed middle-aged man, a banker in love, a Lesbian mom in Las Vegas, a public servant getting ready for her intern, an Alzheimer patient in Bombay, a cop in Los Angeles, a doctor in Atlanta, a man celebrating Christmas on his own, a ruthless killer and the survivor of a WWII Concentration Camp.
All different, yet alike in their humanity.
Shorts – Stories from Beneath the Rainbow is a kaleidoscope, a colorful sample of the rainbow in its true form: life
Approximately 76K words.
Shorts – Stories from Beneath the Rainbow is published by Beaten Track Publishing as paperback and eBook.
Keywords: Gay, Romance, Life, Relationship, Coming Out, Parenting, Age, Dementia, Trans, LGBT, Bi, Lesbian,
Shorts – Stories from Beneath the Rainbow is nominated for the 2017 Stonewall Book Award.Stonewall Book Awards
“A wonderfully crafted, multifaceted, well-written anthology with wide audience appeal. Mr. Hirschi delivers in every story.”2016 Rainbow Awards
Reading Shorts, we encounter mastery. Hans Hirschi has produced profoundly intimate portraits on a canvas the size of a postage stamp. From the outset, these stories will hold you in thrall.A.C. Burch
What should be said is that in reading Shorts: Stories from beneath the Rainbow you as a reader will get the chance to see the width and depth of a great storytellers mind, Hans Hirschi’s mind and that shouldn’t be missed out on!Phetra H. Novak
Excerpt from "Kiss"