Essays

It’s time politicians embraced the revolutionary power of sex – The Guardian “Desire’s apolitical nature is oddly its political asset.” Later, in Filmmaking II – Kenyon Review Online “I wanted to be one of the boys with haircuts and gym bodies that matched the boys I saw in movies.” Nonfiction as Queer Aesthetic: Discovering Myself, Discovering My Art – Literary Hub “One night in April 2004, I chose to be queer.” J.R. Ackerley’s My Father and MyselfPost Road “I might never write a memoir.” The Brain is a Masterclass – Creative Nonfiction “What does a mind at work look like? It’s all quickness and light.” Meme 12 – Rappahannock Review “What was a gay man? They were unclear, the requirements.” The Speakeasy – Harper’s “I went to L.A. to watch comedians fail at a higher level.” For Lack of Anything Better – The Rumpus “My yarn art brands me as a collector.” Meme 11 – Brevity “I was cast as one of two narrators in the kindergarten play. Hutchison Elementary, 1983.” A Rap I Wrote – DIAGRAM “This is an essay about hating yourself.”