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White, Edmund Valentine III

Born: 1940 AD
Currently alive, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors


1940 - Born on January 13th in Cincinnati, Ohio. American writer of novels, short fiction, and nonfiction whose critically acclaimed work focuses on male homosexual society in America.

1962 - Educated at the University of Michigan.

         - White taught writing seminars and creative writing at Columbia, Yale, New York, and George Mason universities.

         - White worked for Time-Life Books.

1977-1993 - White's nonfiction includes The Joy of Gay Sex (with Charles Silverstein), States of Desire: Travels in Gay America, and a biography of Jean Genet.

         - His book States of Desire: Travels in Gay America was a travelogue which looked at gay life just before the devastation of the AIDS crisis.

         - White's novels and short-story collections are Forgetting Elena, Nocturnes for the King of Naples, Caracole, and Skinned Alive.

         - With the publication of The Farewell Symphony, he completed an autobiographical trilogy that includes A Boy's Own Story and The Beautiful Room Is Empty.


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