'Summer Fun' + 'You're Pretty Gay': Jeanne Thornton and Drew Pisarra
Bureau of General Services—Queer Division presents:
Celebrate the release of Summer Fun, Jeanne Thornton’s second novel and You’re Pretty Gay, Drew Pisarra’s new collection of short stories. The former has been hailed as “Wildly imaginative . . . Thornton’s writing is as rich as her ideas and spiked with wit.” by Kirkus Reviews while the latter has been described as “a mosaic of wit, surrealism, sex, queerness, memory, mortality and self-discovery” by The Washington Blade.
Registration is required in order to receive the Zoom link on the day of the event.
Suggested donation to benefit the Bureau: $5.
All are welcome to join, with or without a donation.
Purchase Jeanne Thornton’s Summer Fun (hardcover, $27) from the Bureau’s online store to have the book shipped to you or to pick up in the physical store.
Purchase Drew Pisarra’s You’re Pretty Gay (paperback, $14) from the Bureau’s online store to have the book shipped to you or to pick up in the physical store.
Jeanne Thornton is the author of Summer Fun, The Dream of Doctor Bantam, and The Black Emerald, as well as the coeditor (with Tara Madison Avery) of We’re Still Here: An All-Trans Comics Anthology. She is the copublisher of Instar Books and lives in Brooklyn. More information is available at her website, jeannethornton.com.
Drew Pisarra is the author of the books You’re Pretty Gay, Infinity Standing Up, and Publick Spanking as well as the radio play “The Strange Case of Nick M.” A literary grant recipient of both Café Royal Cultural Foundation and Curious Elixirs: Curious Creators, he currently lives in Hell’s Kitchen in real life and at mistermysterio in the Twittersphere.Venue: Online
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