Felice Picano


Felice Picano is the author of more than twenty-five books of poetry, fiction, memoirs, nonfiction, and plays. His work has been translated into many languages and several of his titles have been national and international bestsellers. He is considered a founder of modern gay literature along with the other members of the Violet Quill. Picano also began and operated the SeaHorse Press and Gay Presses of New York for fifteen years. His first novel was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award. Since then he’s been nominated for and/or won dozens of literary awards. Recent work includes a collection of stories, Tales: From a Distant Planet, and a history and memoir of his early gay life in New York, Art & Sex in Greenwich Village. Picano teaches at Antioch College, Los Angeles.

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True Stories Too
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
Award-winning author Felice Picano returns with a new collection of memoirs, True Stories Too: People and Places from My Past, expanding his highly praised portraits and anecdotes to reveal histories of his family, friends, and lovers. In this new volume Picano also delights with wonderful new tales of the many places he has lived in and visited, including NY, California, RI, Germany, and Japan.
True Stories: Portraits from My Past
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,530. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
a new memoir from Felice Picano

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