Beyond Definition: New Writing from Gay and Lesbian San Francisco

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Marci Blackman, Trebor Healey
Manic D Press, 1994 - Fiction - 165 pages
Introduction by Susie Bright BEYOND DEFINITION confronts questions of sexuality and identity in a new collection of work by established and emerging writers from the San Francisco Bay Area. Urgent and significant issues are explored from coming out to parents, to transgenderism, to coping with the loss of a loved one to AIDS.

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There is an in-your-face quality to the pieces in this thin anthology of poems and short prose by some 50 writers. This is not mainstream gay and lesbian writing (like the "Men on Men" and "Women on ... Read full review


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Marci Blackman is the author of two novels and several short works of fiction. Blackman's first novel, Po Man's Child, received the American Library Association's Stonewall award for Best LBGT Fiction, the Firecracker Alternative Book Award for Best Fiction, and was chosen for distribution by the Quality Paperback Book Club. Blackman's second novel, Tradition, will be released June 1, 2013, from Water Street Press. In addition to fiction, Blackman co-edited the Lambda nominated anthology, Beyond Definition: New Writing from Gay and Lesbian San Francisco, and authored the recently published Bike NYC: The Cyclist's Guide to New York City from Skyhorse Publishing. Blackman lives and writes in New York.

Trebor Healey, from Los Angeles, California, received the 2004 Ferro-Grumley and Violet Quill Awards for his first novel. Through It Came Bright Colors (Haworth). His poetry has filled five chapbooks and a collection--Sweet Son of Pan--and his work has appeared in numerous journals, zines, anthologies, and reviews.

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