Felice Picano’s novels, short stories, memoirs, and plays have been entertaining readers and playgoers for decades. He is considered a founder of modern gay literature and a noted post-modernist. He has won the Ferro-Grumely Award for best gay novel, the PEN Syndicated Fiction Award for short story, and the Jane Chambers Award for best play. He was also a finalist for the Ernest Hemingway Award and was recently named a Lambda Literary Foundation Pioneer and on of OUT’s GLBT People of the Year. A native of New York, Felice Picano now lives in Los Angeles and teaches literature at Antioch University.