Circa 2000 by Robert Drake
Gay Fiction at the Millennium

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"Novel excerpts bump up against short stories; science fiction jostles beside literary fiction, punk sensibility elbows its way next to high camp and classically constructed stories. The end of the 20th century has been about the breaking down of fixed categories--of art forms, of culture, of gender, of sexual orientation-the blurring of borders to allow an infinite variety of options for identity and expression. What this anthology aims to do is introduce you to-or remind you about-a selection of writers whose intelligence, style, and heart may ease our passage into the next millennium." -From the foreword, by Terry Wolverton.

Includes writing by Bernard Cooper, Scott Heim, David Leavitt, William J. Mann, Jameson Currier, Jaime Manrique, Andy Quan, and Keith Ridgway. The companion volume to Circa 2000: Lesbian Fiction at the Millennium.


About Robert Drake

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Drake has worked as a literary agent since 1986. His pop-culture novel The Man rapidly developed a cult following after it was released in 1995. Wolverton has co-edited numerous literary compilations. She teaches creative writing.
Published September 1, 2000 by Alyson Books. 430 pages
Genres: Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Brimming with novelistic potential, Heim's prose is evocative: he shows the boys camping under skies as ""flimsy and thrilling as a promise."" Trevor Renado displays a prickly sense of humor in the wickedly farcical ""Get a Lifestyle,"" which hilariously nails the West Hollywood gay scene to the ...

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