By Richard Canning
Today's so much celebrated, well-known, and promising authors of homosexual fiction in English discover the literary affects and topics in their paintings in those revealing interviews with Richard Canning. even though the interviews comment on a variety of matters -- together with homosexual tradition, AIDS, politics, artwork, and activism -- what really distinguishes them is the level to which Canning encourages the authors to mirror on their writing practices, released paintings, literary forebears, and their writing friends -- homosexual and straight.
Edmund White talks approximately narrative type and the tale at the back of the canopy of A Boy's personal Story.
Armistead Maupin discusses his approach to writing and the way his paintings has tailored to television.
Dennis Cooper thinks approximately L.A., AIDS, Try, and dad music.
Alan Hollinghurst considers constitution and standpoint in The Folding Star, and why The Swimming-Pool Library is precisely 366 pages long.
David Leavitt muses at the id of the homosexual reader -- and the level to which that readership outlined a tradition.
Andrew Holleran wonders how he may need made The fantastic thing about Men "more forlorn, romantic, misplaced" through writing within the first person.
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