Joseph Hansen

Author: Joseph Hansen Profile: Joseph Hansen was an American crime writer and poet. He was born in Aberdeen, South Dakota and died in Laguna Beach, California. He spent his growing years in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Altadena, California. His partner is Jane Bancroft. He is well known for a series of novels featuring private eye and ... Read More

Jonathan Kemp

Author: Jonathan Kemp Profile: Jonathan Kemp is an English writer. He is gay. He is from Manchester originally and grew up in Cheshire. He teaches literature and queer theory at Birkbeck, University of London. He teaches creative writing at Middlesex University. He resides in Ipswich, England. He is born on 18th March 1981 in Wolverhampton, ... Read More

John Ibbitson

Author: John Ibbitson Profile: John Ibbitson is a Canadian journalist. He has been a columnist and political writer for The Globe and Mail since 1999. He is born in Gravenhurst, Ontario, Canada. In 1979 he graduated with a B.A in English from the University of Toronto. He pursued a career as a playwright after university. ... Read More

Joe Orton

Author: Joe Orton Profile: Joe Orton was an English author, playwright and diarist. He was born in Leicester, England and died in Islington, London, England. Kenneth Halliwell was his partner. He had a short public career from the year 1964 to 1967, but it was highly influential. Ortonesque is the adjective used to refer his ... Read More

Jean Genet

Author: Jean Genet Profile: Jean Genet was a novelist, poet, dramatist, philosopher, essayist, playwright and political activist. He was born in Paris, France and died in Paris, France. He was a wanderer and a petty criminal during his younger years, however took interest in writing later. Our Lady of the Flowers and The Thief’s Journal ... Read More

Jane Eaton Hamilton

Author: Jane Eaton Hamilton Profile: Jane Eaton Hamilton is a Canadian short story writer, visual artist, novelist, poet and photographer. She was born in Hamilton, Ontario. She goes by ‘Hamilton’ and uses they / their pronouns. Jane Eaton Hamilton has authored nine books of fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry including, Weekend (2016) novel. Their memoir ... Read More

Jamie O Neill

Author: Jamie O’Neill Profile: Jamie O’Neill is an Irish novelist and author. He is born in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland. He completed his education at Presentation College, Glasthule, County Dublin, Ireland. Jamie O’ Neill’s genre is historical fiction covering a range of subjects including colonialism, death, adolescence, lust, good and evil, conflict, war, sin, religion and ... Read More

Jack Kerouac

Author: Jack Kerouac Profile: Jean-Louis Lebris de Kerouac was better known as Jack Kerouac. Jack Kerouac was an American novelist and poet of French Canadian ancestry. He was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, U.S. and died in St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S. He studied at Columbia University. He has been pioneer of the Beat, Literary Movement alongwith ... Read More

Harish Iyer

Author: Harish Iyer Profile: Harish Iyer is an Indian columnist, Indian equal rights activist and blogger. He was born in 1979 at Barrackpore, West Bengal, India. He completed his education at SIES High School, Guru Nanak Khalsa College, St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai and SVKM’s NMIMS. He is also well known as ‘hiyer’, ‘Aham’ and Harrish ... Read More

Geraldine Jewsbury

Author: Geraldine Jewsbury Profile: Geraldine Jewsbury was an English novelist, book reviewer and literary figure in London. She was born at Measham, Derbyshire and was one amongst six siblings. She was popularly known for his novels like Zoe: the History of Two Lives and reviews for the Athenaeum, the literary periodical. Geraldine never married. She ... Read More

George K. Ilsley

Author: George K. Ilsley Profile: George K. Ilsley is a Canadian writer born in 1958. He is from the Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia, originally after which he was based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Random Acts of Hatred, a collection of short stories which he published focuses on the lives of bisexual and gay men ... Read More

Gary Kinsman

Author: Gary Kinsman Profile: Gary William Kinsman is a longtime Canadian sociologist, queer liberation, anti-capitalist and anti-oppression activist. He is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  He completed his education at Laurentian University. One of the main important Canadian texts on LGBT social history, ‘Regulation of Desire’ has been written by him in 1987 which was ... Read More

Frank O Hara

Author: Frank O’ Hara Profile: Frank O’Hara was an American poet, writer and art critic or curator. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland and died in Fire Island, New York, U.S. He completed his B.A. in 1950 at Harvard University and M.A. in English Literature in 1951 at the University of Michigan. He was the ... Read More

F O Matthiessen

Author: F.O. Matthiessen Profile: F. O. Matthiessen was a literary critic, historian and educator who was highly influential in the fields of American studies and American literature. He was born in Pasadena, California and died in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed his education at Polytechnic and Hackley Schools. He earned the B.Litt. degree in the years ... Read More

Derek Jarman

Author: Derek Jarman Profile: Michael Derek Elworthy Jarman was an English author, film director, diarist, stage designer, gay rights activist, gardener and artist. He was born in Northwood, Middlesex, England and died in St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, England. He completed his education at Canford School, Dorset and at King’s College London Slade School of Fine ... Read More

David Plante

Author: David Plante Profile: David Robert Plante better known as David Plante is an American diarist, novelist and memorist.  He is born in Providence, Rhode Island and is or both French-Canadian and North American Indian descent. He completed his graduation from Boston College and the Universite catholique de Louvain. David has been published in a ... Read More

Daphne Gottlieb

Author: Daphne Gottlieb Profile: Daphne Gottlieb is a performance poet, instructor, writer and scholar based in San Francisco. She is born in New York and she received her B.F.A. degree at Bard College and M.F.A. degree from Mills College. She resides in San Francisco. She is faculty member of New College of California and Co-organizer ... Read More

D H Lawrence

Author: D. H. Lawrence Profile: D. H. Lawrence was born in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England and died in Vence, France. He was an English novelist, poet and writer. He completed his education at University College Nottingham. Some of his most notable works include Sons and Lovers, The Rainbow, Women in Love, John Thomas and Lady Jane, ... Read More

Craig Johnson

Author: Craig Johnson Profile: Craig Johnson is an American author, short story writer and novelist. He was born on January 16, 1961. He grew up in Huntington, WV and attended college at Marshall University. The Walt Longmire series of novels is his most notable works. He is best known for his mystery novels. His novel ... Read More

Christopher Isherwood

Author: Christopher Isherwood Profile: Christopher Isherwood was an Anglo-American novelist, screenwriter, playwright, diarist and autobiographer. He was born in Wyberslegh Hall, High Lanem, Cheshire, UK and died in Santa Monica, California, U.S. He completed is education at Repton School, Derbyshire, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge King’s College, London.  His partner’s were Heinz Neddermeyer and John Bachardy. ... Read More

Bill Konigsberg

Author: Bill Konigsberg Profile: Bill Konigsberg is an award winning American author who is popularly known for his LGBT novels. He is born in New York City. Bill Konigsberg’s genre is LGBT and Young Adult. His most notable works are Openly Straight and the Porcupine of Truth. He lives outside of Phoenix, Arizona with his ... Read More
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