Everything I Have Is Blue: Short Fiction by Working-Class Men About More-or-Less Gay LifeISBN: 0974638897;
Book DescriptionIn this age of Will & Grace and gentrification, the "dream market" and gay investment advisors, you don?t hear much about working-class queers. In fact, some would even consider the idea a contradiction in terms. But the contributors to Everything I Have Is Blue: Short Fiction by Working-Class Men About More-or-Less Gay Life would beg to differ. The first collection of short stories by working-class queer, gay, and bisexual men, Everything I Have Is Blue is a rich and long-overdue contribution both to the burgeoning field of working-class studies and to LGBTIQ fiction. The American and international writers collected here include a professional trucker, a Texas prisoner, a librarian, a poet, an activist, a retired English professor, and a street mime, to name a few, but what makes their voices powerful and unique isn?t their professions, it?s their ability to straddle ideological and cultural divides that would give Paul Bunyan...
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