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LGBTQ+ fiction author M.A. Quigley gets interviewed by Ardain Isma, editor to the CSMS Magazine.

Updated: Jul 6, 2022

Australian writer Melisa Quigley speaks with Ardain Isma about her debut romance novel titled "The Complexities of Love: Will Mark find the love he is seeking?"


WINDSOR, Canada, 2021-Oct-25 — 5310 Publishing announced today that their author M.A. Quigley, also known as Melisa Quigley, got interviewed by the CSMS Magazine. The interview is available to watch on Ardain Isma’s and 5310 Publishing’s Youtube channel.

Australian writer Melisa Quigley speaks with Ardain Isma about her debut romance novel titled "The Complexities of Love: Will Mark find the love he is seeking?” Melisa is an LGBT and young adult writer, previously publishing in multiple anthologies. During the interview, Melisa talked about LGBT rights and the need to build a more inclusive society.

Quigley has been getting exceptional praise for her award-winning novel. Recently featured in Kirkus Magazine as an “intriguing and messily realistic” novel, The Complexities of Love also won the “Cover of The Month award” by Pam Rice Design.

To watch Melisa’s interview, readers can go to YouTube or by using the video player below.

The Complexities of Love tells a story based on the struggle that the LGBTQ+ community faces every day. It follows Mark Cooney, a boy who grows up aware that there is something different about him and hopes that his parents will never find out. Mark's best friend Dave disappeared when Mark was thirteen and unexpectedly returned ten years later. Mark became more and more vulnerable as they got closer. It came with a price. Dave reveals a secret that he has kept since childhood, which leads to a terrible misunderstanding with grave consequences for Mark and his family. The Complexities of Love is a coming-of-age story about Mark as he confronts the truth about his family and his identity.

The Complexities of Love is available wherever books are sold, in-person from major retailers in the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, Europe, and Canada, and worldwide online. The book is available as a paperback and ebook. Readers can go to 5310publishing.com/COL to purchase and learn more about this novel.

M.A. Quigley is from Australia. Her work has been published in multiple anthologies. The Complexities of Love is Quigley’s debut novel.

Ardain Isma is a career educator, university professor, and scholar. He is an essayist and former editorial board member of NSU (Nova Southeastern University) TESOL journal. He is the chief editor of CSMS Magazine which represents the principal medium for the Center for Strategic and Multicultural Studies (CSMS), a professional organization made up of academics whose aim is to promote cross-cultural awareness.


About 5310 Publishing: Since 2018, 5310 Publishing has released a variety of new fiction and non-fiction titles every year, with a focus on thrillers, fantasy, and romance books. 5310 Publishing is home to original and skilled authors who want to cause a positive impact. We publish stories that readers can relate to. We help writers who want to help, encourage, and heal others. Always looking for people who want to transform society and their community, 5310 Publishing believes that innovation starts with us, and only we have the capability to build a better future.


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