Jameson Currier

Biography

Jameson Currier is the author of six novels, Where the Rainbow Ends, nominated for a Lambda Literary award, The Third Buddha, The Wolf at the Door, What Comes Around, The Forever Marathon, and A Gathering Storm, and four collections of short fiction: Dancing on the Moon; Desire, Lust, Passion, Sex; Still Dancing: New and Selected Stories; and The Haunted Heart and Other Tales, which was awarded a Black Quill Award for Best Dark Genre Fiction Collection. His short fiction has appeared in many literary magazines and Web sites, including OutsiderInk, Velvet Mafia, Blithe House Quarterly, Absinthe Literary Review, Confrontation, Rainbow Curve, Christopher Street, Harrington Gay Men’s Fiction Quarterly, and the anthologies Men on Men 5, Best American Gay Fiction 3, Certain Voices, Boyfriends from Hell, Men Seeking Men, Mammoth Book of New Gay Erotica, Best Gay Erotica, Best American Erotica, Best Gay Romance, Best Gay Stories, Circa 2000, Rebel Yell, I Do/I Don't, Where the Boys Are, Nine Hundred & Sixty-Nine, Wilde Stories, Unspeakable Horror, and Making Literature Matter. His AIDS-themed short stories have also been translated into French by Anne-Laure Hubert and published as Les Fantômes. His reviews, essays, interviews, and articles on AIDS and gay culture have been published in many national and local publications, including The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Newsday, The Dallas Morning News, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, The Philadelphia Inquirer Magazine, Lambda Book Report, The Harvard Gay and Lesbian Review, Dallas Voice, The Washington Blade, Southern Voice, Metrosource, Bay Area Reporter, Frontiers, Ten Percent, The New York Native, The New York Blade, Out, and Body Positive. In 2010 he founded Chelsea Station Editions, an independent press devoted to gay literature. Among the authors the press has published are debut writers Gil Cole, Michael Graves, J.R. Greenwell, Jeffrey Luscombe, Craig Moreau, David Pratt, and William Sterling Walker, and veterans Felice Picano, Walter Holland, Charles Silverstein, Wesley Gibson, Tom Cardamone, and Jon Marans. The press also serves as the home for Mr. Currier’s own writings which now span a career of more than four decades. Books published by the press have been honored by the Lambda Literary Foundation, the American Library Association GLBTRT Roundtable, the Saints and Sinners Literary Festival, the Gaylactic Spectrum Awards Foundation, and the Rainbow Book Awards. In 2011, Mr. Currier launched the literary magazine Chelsea Station, which has published the works of more than a hundred writers and which is now online at www.chelseastationmagazine.com. In 2013 the press reissued the anthology Love, Christopher Street, edited by Thomas Keith, after the original publisher ceased publishing. Also in 2013, Mr. Currier edited two new anthologies featuring original work: With: New Gay Fiction and Between: New Gay Poetry. Mr. Currier is a member of the Board of Directors of the Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation, a recipient of a fellowship from New York Foundation for the Arts, and has been a judge for many literary competitions. He currently resides in New York.

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Books

Until My Heart Stops
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,710. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
Until My Heart Stops assembles more than fifty works of nonfiction written by the author over four decades, including many published during the height of the AIDS epidemic.
Based on a True Story
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,030. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Two gay couples meet at an idyllic mountain cabin to celebrate Thanksgiving. As the four men reminisce of their college years, coming out, and recall their past friends and former lovers, a shocking and fatal tale of obsession unfolds.
A Gathering Storm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,290. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Jameson Currier’s richly empathetic novel about the murder of a gay college student.
Between
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian
Between: New Gay Poetry, edited by Jameson Currier, features sixty gay poets writing on relationships between men: gay men with their friends, lovers, partners, husbands, dates, tricks, boyfriends, hustlers, idols, teachers, mentors, fathers, brothers, family, teams, co-workers, relatives and strangers.
With
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,760. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
With: New Gay Fiction, edited by Jameson Currier, features sixteen authors writing on relationships with men: gay men with their friends, lovers, partners, husbands, dates, tricks, boyfriends, hustlers, idols, teachers, mentors, fathers, brothers, family, teams, co-workers, relatives, and strangers.
The Forever Marathon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,300. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A wickedly delightful war of wits and whines between longtime companions during a two-day fight.
Desire, Lust, Passion, Sex
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 92,950. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian
Desire, Lust, Passion, Sex brings together twenty stories by Jameson Currier about gay men and their relationships, including the author’s widely praised fiction and erotica previously published in literary journals, Web sites, and award-winning anthologies.
Chelsea Station Issue 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,610. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays
The fourth issue of Chelsea Station, the popular new literary magazine of gay writing, edited by Jameson Currier, features seven short stories, three essays, ten poems, and interviews, reviews and other writing relating to gay literature.
What Comes Around
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Literary collections » Gay & lesbian
A quirky, touching, and unique novel of a single gay man’s quest to find a meaningful relationship.
Chelsea Station Issue 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,630. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Entertainment
The third issue of Chelsea Station, the popular new literary magazine of gay writing, edited by Jameson Currier, features twelve short stories, ten poems, and essays, reviews and other writing relating to gay literature. Contributors hail from New York, Canada, Scotland, France, Brazil, China, California, Texas, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Provincetown, and San Francisco.
Chelsea Station Issue 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,460. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Essay » Literature
The second issue of the popular new literary magazine of gay writing, edited by Jameson Currier, features ten short stories, six new poems, a never-before-published one-act play, a travel memoir, and several essays, interviews, book columns, and reviews on gay literature.
Where the Rainbow Ends
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,130. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A powerful, compelling, and heartfelt first novel of a young gay man's quest for faith, family, and understanding during the early years of the AIDS epidemic.
Chelsea Station Issue 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,240. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Chelsea Station is a new literary magazine of gay writing, edited by Jameson Currier.
Still Dancing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,430. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
In Still Dancing author Jameson Currier brings together twenty short stories spanning three decades of the impact of the AIDS epidemic on the gay community. Along with stories from Currier's debut collection, Dancing on the Moon, praised by The Village Voice as "defiant and elegiac," are ten newly selected stories written by one of our preeminent masters of the short narrative form.
Dancing on the Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,040. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
From the author of Where the Rainbow Ends and The Haunted Heart, this debut collection of short stories, first published in 1993, was praised for its courageous and compassionate depiction of the impact of AIDS on gay men and their families and friends.
The Third Buddha
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,000. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Jameson Currier expands his richly detailed storytelling to an international level in this new novel, weaving together the intertwining stories of the search for a missing journalist in Afghanistan with a young man's search for his older brother in Manhattan in the aftermath of 9/11. The result is a sweeping, multi-cultural novel of what it means to be a gay citizen of the world.
The Haunted Heart and Other Tales
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,120. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Haunted? Or blessed? Ghosts? Or guardian angels? Twelve new stories of gay men and the memories that haunt them. Jameson Currier modernizes the traditional ghost story with gay lovers, loners, activists, and addicts, blending history and contemporary issues of the gay community with the unexpected of the supernatural. Winner of a Black Quill Award 2010
The Wolf at the Door
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,080. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2010 by Chelsea Station Editions. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
From the award-winning author of Where the Rainbow Ends and The Haunted Heart comes a witty tour de force of spirits, spooks, and sinners, a supernatural roller coaster set in the Big Easy that is giddy, soulful, and sentimental.

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