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Johnny Townsend
Johnny Townsend earned an MFA in fiction writing from Louisiana State University. He has published stories and essays in Newsday, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Humanist, The Progressive, The Army Times, Christopher Street, The Massachusetts Review, Harrington Gay Men's Literary... show more
Johnny Townsend earned an MFA in fiction writing from Louisiana State University. He has published stories and essays in Newsday, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Humanist, The Progressive, The Army Times, Christopher Street, The Massachusetts Review, Harrington Gay Men's Literary Quarterly, Glimmer Train, Sunstone, Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought, and in the anthology In Our Lovely Deseret: Mormon Fictions. He has spoken in New Orleans about the UpStairs Lounge fire on the 25th anniversary of the fire. He has also spoken at the Sunstone symposium in Salt Lake on the subject of gay Mormon literature. His book, "The Abominable Gayman," about a gay Mormon missionary in Italy, was named to Kirkus Reviews' Best of 2011. His book, "Marginal Mormons," was named to Kirkus Reviews' Best of 2012. His book, "The Mormon Victorian Society," was named to Kirkus Reviews' Best of 2013.
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LeahSL
LeahSL rated it 6 years ago
First off, don't say "queer" and "GLBT" when you really mean gay men. The stories with women in them were mostly about women in relation to the gay man the story centered on. One exception.And the stories weren't different from one another. After reading the first 5 or so I skimmed through--and i...
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