Issue 20

top hat and tailsOnce again, Wilde Oats brings you a tasty and nutritious gourmet spread of entertaining stories and articles.  Our authors explore all aspects of life as a gay or bisexual man: love, humour, pathos, sorrow, loss, loneliness and happiness.

Plunge right in!


Sketch by Scott David

By driving off all companions, Gar is determined to suffer for a dark secret from his past, but a simple sketch book betrays the naked truth.

Bryce Olson is Pregnant by Anel Viz

Hoping for benefits, Russell decides to play along when Bryce Olson gets it into his head that his ex-boyfriend is an alien.

Mullen by Richard Natale

John Bridgewater is on trial for murder. But all he can think of is his love for Mullen, the man he lived with for the past twenty years; the man he killed.

Reality and Imagination by Christopher Jackson-Ash

The author’s study of his ancestry leads to a speculative journey back in time. Are “gay genes” really passed down?

Samaritan by Brian Holliday

His heart broken by the death of his husband, Lucas goes to the carnival and meets a very strange lady.

I am Sidhe, by Nikolaos Thiwerspoon

Trompsburg?  Butthole of the universe.  A tale of cherry liqueur, a vintage Pontiac, and unexpected love.

Non Fiction

Barbacoa, by Erik Orrantia; A review by Piet Bach

Erik Orrantia’s  latest novel recounts two parallel sets of lives and lovers nearly 600 years apart at an archaeological dig in Mexico.

Having Sex with Straight Men; A meditation by Nick Thiwerspoon

How odd it is that straight men will enjoy the sex and jib at the affection, when it should be the other way round.

Five Don Bellew Books, a review by Nick Thiwerspoon

Don Bellew has been a supporter of Wilde Oats and its predecessor Forbidden Fruit since we began 9 years ago, and has had several stories published with us.  He has assembled all his stories into five anthologies, available via Kindle.

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