Men on Men 6: Best New Gay Fiction

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David Bergman
Penguin, 1996 - Fiction - 362 pages
5 Reviews
This extraordinary collection of today's best gay fiction brings together news and important work by established writers and exciting emerging voices of uncommon skill and urgency. Works by Jim Grimsley, Bruce Benderson, James Purdy, Norman Wong, and others explore the astonishing diversity and complexity of the gay male experience in the mid-'90s.

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Review: Men on Men 2000: Best New Gay Fiction (Men on Men)

User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

I love this anthology, and not just because I'm in it, but the diverse styles and voices by each author. The all-around favorite is probably JG Hayes' "Regular Flattop," possibly because of its depth ... Read full review

Review: Men on Men 2000: Best New Gay Fiction (Men on Men)

User Review  - Manatee - Goodreads

I enjoyed many stories in this book although the quality was uneven. I was very glad that I had the chance to read it since I discovered several authors whose work I will now seek out. I especially ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
ix
TRESPASS
26
MASSAGE
47
ELIZABETH NEW JERSEY
69
THEIR STORY
95
COMFORT AND JOY
121
LAWNBOY
140
TRICKS OF THE TRADE
154
GRAHAM GREENE IS DEAD
187
THE WHITE BLACKBIRD
214
WAITING ON EURYDICE
240
BLACK AND BLUE
258
HOUSE OF DIFFERENCE
271
CARTOGRAPHY
318
ANDREW AND I
336
THE MOST OBVIOUS PLACE
354

CRACK
174
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About the author (1996)

David Bergman is a Professor of English at Towson State University, and is the author of Gaiety Transfigured: Gay Representation in American Literature and the editor of Camp Grounds: Style and Homosexuality. Bergman has published poetry in The Paris Review, The New Criterion, and The New Republic. He has edited a collection of Edmund White's essays entitled The Burning Library, and is presently working on a history of the Violet Quill group. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

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