Best Gay Stories 2017

Best Gay Stories 2017

by Joe Okonkwo (Editor)


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The 2017 volume of Best Gay Stories is edited by Joe Okonkwo, winner of the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction. This book showcases the many diverse voices writing in gay fiction and creative non-fiction today. In these pages are acclaimed storytellers, including David Barclay Moore, Thomas Kearnes, and Martin Pousson, as well as new voices in the field. Readers will find an emotional array, from loneliness and loss, to whimsy and mischief, to passionate love--a year's worth of trysts and turns from a gay perspective.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590217030
Publisher: Lethe Press
Publication date: 08/13/2017
Series: Best Gay Stories , #2017
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Joe Okonkwo is an award-winning novelist, short story writer, and editor. Jazz Moon won the Publishing Triangle's prestigious 2016 Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction. It was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Best Gay Fiction. He is a proud resident of the New York City borough of Queens.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix Joe Okonkwo

"How to Survive Overwhelming Loss and Loneliness in 5 Easy Steps" by David James Parr

"Black Sheep Boy" by Martin Pousson

"Dancing in the Dark" by Edgar Gomez

"One More Day" by George Seaton

"In Our Cars" by Mark William Lindberg

"Usefulness" by Val Prozorova

"Off the Hudson" by Mike Dressel

"blue" by David Barclay Moore

"Bro" by Dave Wakely

"Marsland" by Carlson Heath

"Fat Faggots Barter Drugs for Sex" by Thomas Kearnes

"Logging in Old Algonquin" by M. Arbon

"Jager" by Brett Stevens

"Cooking Lard and Candle Wax" by Rich Barnett

"Escort Surgery" by Matthew Caprioli

"His Own Secret Sharer" by Lou Dellaguzzo

"The National Gallery" by Stefen Styrsky

"Through the Still Hours" by Jonathan Corcoran

"Unresolved Sexual Tension Between Friends" by Jerry Portwood

"Whatever Makes You Happy" by Troy Ernest Hill

"Border Guards" by Henry Alley

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