By Richard Canning
Today's so much celebrated, in demand, and promising authors of homosexual fiction in English discover the literary impacts and topics in their paintings in those revealing interviews with Richard Canning. notwithstanding the interviews comment on a variety of issues—including homosexual tradition, AIDS, politics, paintings, 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 peers—gay and straight.
• Edmund White talks approximately narrative sort and the tale in 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, attempt, and dad music.
• Alan Hollinghurst considers constitution and perspective within the Folding big name, and why The Swimming-Pool Library is strictly 366 pages long.
• David Leavitt muses at the identification of the homosexual reader—and the level to which that readership outlined a tradition.
• Andrew Holleran wonders how he may have made the great thing about males "more forlorn, romantic, lost" through writing within the first individual.
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