Vincent Traughber Meis


Vincent Traughber Meis started writing plays as a child in the Midwest and cajoled his sisters to act in performing them for neighbors. In high school, one of his short stories won a local contest sponsored by the newspaper. After graduating from college, he worked on a number of short stories and began his first novel. In the 1980’s and 90’s he published a number of pieces, mostly travel articles in publications such as, The Advocate, LA Weekly, In Style, and Our World. His travels have inspired his five novels, all set at least partially in foreign countries: Eddie’s Desert Rose (2011), Tio Jorge (2012), and Down in Cuba (2013), Deluge (2016) and Four Calling Burds (2019). Tio Jorge received a Rainbow Award in the category of Bisexual Fiction in 2012. Down in Cuba received two Rainbow Awards in 2013. Recently stories have been published in three collections: WITH:New Gay Fiction, Best Gay Erotica Vol 1 and Best Gay Erotica Vol 4. He lives in San Leandro, CA with his husband.


BAQWA Presents: Queer Cheer!
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,050. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2023 . Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » LGBTQ+ » General
An Anthology of holiday-themed works from members of the Bay Area Queer Writers Association
Far from Home
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2021 by NineStar Press. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Twelve LGBTQ stories take the reader on a rollercoaster journey from the desert of Saudi Arabia to the jungles of Mexico to the forbidden island of Cuba, and several places in between.
The Mayor of Oak Street
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 88,840. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2021 by NineStar Press. Categories: Fiction » LGBTQ+ » Gay, Fiction » Coming of age
Nathan know that when the past shows up, it can haunt or save you.

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