By Richard Canning

ISBN-10: 0231116942

ISBN-13: 9780231116947

ISBN-10: 0231116950

ISBN-13: 9780231116954

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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