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The New Penguin Book of Gay Short Stories The diversity and unity of gay love and experience in the twentieth century is celebrated in this acclaimed anthology, which includes twenty one stories from the original collection, published in , together with fifteen new stories The texts range from the tender unarticulated longings of DH Lawrence s A Poem of Friendship to the explicit sexual Writers include both men and women, gay and straight, amongst them John Updike, Edna O Brien, EM Forster, Annie Proulx, William Trevor and Edmund WhiteContents Evensong and Morwe Song Charles Kenneth Scott Moncrieff A Poem of Friendship D H Lawrence The Point of It E M Forster Local Colour William Plomer A Visit to Priapus Glenway Wescott Me and the Girls Noel Coward Momma John Horne Burns Gerald Brockhurst Jocelyn Brooke Servants with Torches Donald Windham May We Borrow Your Husband Graham Greene Some of These Days James Purdy Torridge William Trevor The Cinderella Waltz Ann Beattie Jimmy Desmond Hogan Jump or Dive Peter Cameron My Mother s Clothes The School of Beauty and Shame Richard McCann Good with Words Stephen Greco Nothing to Ask For Dennis McFarland Dramas Edna O Brien Six Fables Bernard Cooper The Times as It Knows Us Allen Barnett Adult Art Allan Gurganus Perrin and the Fallen Angel Peter Wells Self Portrait in Twenty three Rounds David Wojnarowicz Reprise Edmund White The Whiz Kids A M Homes Gentlemen Can Wash Their Hands in the Gents Christopher Coe Scenes from the Fifties John Updike What You Want to Do Fine Lorrie Moore Brokeback Mountain Annie Proulx Living Together David Ebershoff Crossing St Gotthard David Leavitt A Perfect Day for Swimming David Levinson Midair Michael Carroll The View from the Balcony Patrick Rose Is It Hot Does It Rain Mark Devish


About the Author: David Leavitt

Leavitt is a graduate of Yale University and a professor at the University of Florida, where he is the co director of the creative writing program He is also the editor of Subtropics magazine, The University of Florida s literary review Leavitt, who is openly gay, has frequently explored gay issues in his work He divides his time between Florida and Tuscany, Italy.



10 thoughts on “The New Penguin Book of Gay Short Stories

  1. italiandiabolik italiandiabolik says:

    Read only few of the new ones.The introduction was refreshing to read, especially considering the new notes that had been added versus the original, keeping in mind that I read the first version at 21, and this revised one at 41 in between, a life fully lived


  2. Mikael Kuoppala Mikael Kuoppala says:

    A truly impressive anthology of modern gay fiction This introduced me to many talented authors.


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