Edmund White

From QueerBio.com
Revision as of 00:44, 11 December 2021 by Msbcsds (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search
Edmund White


United States

Birth - Death

1940 -



Notable Achievements

Lambda Literary Award, National Book Award


Co-founder of 'Violet Quill' group of gay authors in the United States. Numerous bestselling novels, including 'A Boy's Own Story' (1982), 'The Beautiful Room is Empty' (1988), 'The Farewell Symphony' (1997), and 'The Married Man' (2000). Notable as co-author with Charles Silverstein of the book 'The Joy of Gay Sex'. A staunchly gay writer who considers himself a spokesperson for the community. Cultural critic. One of the founders of the Gay Men's Health Center. Author of his memoir 'The Unpunished Vice: A Life of Reading' (2018). Professor of Creative Writing, Princeton University. Recipient, Bonham Centre Award, 2014. Recipient, Lambda Literary Visionary Award (2018). Received an Honorary National Book Award (2019).

See Also

Further Research/Reading

Share on Facebook