News & Media
Poof featured at the Aesop Queer Library 2024
If you’re in Melbourne or Sydney during Midsumma and Mardi Gras, take the time to drop in and see the wonderful, diverse voices on display—and get one of their books (for free!).
Poof the #2 Bestseller for 2023 at Sydney's leading LGBTIQA+ bookstore, The Bookshop Darlinghurst
Poof also a bestseller at Hares & Hyenas in Melbourne, and at Mary Ryan's where it was #1 for the month of June 2023 and Top 10 for 10 weeks.
3RRR Radio Melbourne: Queer View Mirror
Sam and Hamish have a set of literary guests join them on the show. They have a chat with Brisbane writer James Tolcher about his debut memoir Poof exploring the young gay experience in Australia.
Poof Book Launch Kicks Off Brisbane Pride
The launch of J.M. Tolcher’s debut bestselling memoir Poof kicked off Brisbane Pride festivities with Minister for Education Grace Grace (Labor), Stephen Bates MP (Greens), and Councillor Vicki Howard (LNP) coming together for the LGBTIQA+ community.
Pain and Prejudice
Peter Dayton does a deep-dive on J.M. Tolcher's Poof for DNA Magazine: "It starts with the premise that he is worthless. They find him worthy, at least, of a beating, and so he takes it."
Poof the #1 Bestseller in June 2023 at Mary Ryan's New Farm
Poof topped the ranks as #1 Bestseller at Mary Ryan's for the month of June 2023, and was in the Top 10 Bestsellers for 2 months!
The Mythic Power of Your Queer Story
J.M. Tolcher’s “Poof, ” and how your story can be a roadmap and lifesaver for others trying to survive in a dangerously homophobic world - Roo Benjamin writes for Prism & Pen.
Brave New Bestseller
Since James Tolcher was little, he has always loved stories. Now, he has published his very own story – Poof: a memoir on growing up gay. - Jillian Goh writes for Village Voice, Peninsula Issue June 2023
4ZZZ Queer Radio Interview
Blair Martin catches up with J.M. Tolcher to discuss the release of his new memoir, Poof.