In the late-20th century, gay literature has earned a place at the British and American literary tables, spawning its own constellation of important writers and winning a dedicated audience. This collection of probing interviews represents an attempt to offer a group portrait of the most important gay fiction writers. Featured authors include David Leavitt, Edmund White, Michael Cunningham, Andrew Holleran, Scott Heim, and Alan Hollinghurst.
Philip Gambone is an award-winning essayist, journalist, and fiction writer living in Boston. He teaches writing at Harvard University. His previous work includes Something Inside: Conversations with Gay Fiction Writers, also published by the University of Wisconsin Press, and a book of stories, The Language We Use Up Here. This is his first novel.