Living Out: Gay and Lesbian Autobiographies
This award-winning series aims to represent the full range of LGBT autobiography. It encompasses a diversity of autobiographies that cross all ethnic and national boundaries—from new autobiographies by fresh voices to memoirs by established contemporary writers, from posthumous and historically important autobiographies to reprints of classic autobiographies.
Dedicated to embracing the full range of LGBT experience, Living Out recognizes that autobiography is a crucial gay genre—an essential way of reclaiming individual lives and telling a larger, collective story.
Please send all inquiries to UW Press Executive Editor Raphael Kadushin.
See also the LGBT books we publish.
What Drowns the Flowers in Your Mouth
A Memoir of Brotherhood
“A powerful and moving portrait of a complex and troubled family and of memory and regret. González looks back not in anger but with great generosity of spirit.”
Given Up for You
A Memoir of Love, Belonging, and Belief
“Reckoning with the rival claims of queer desire and Catholic faith, Erin O. White has written that rare and wonderful thing: an intimately personal page-turner that raises complex questions about the wider world and our future in it.”
Recent and Backlist
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The Pox Lover
An Activist's Decade in New York and Paris
Tales from my Natural Wild Life
The Last Deployment
How a Gay, Hammer-Swinging Twentysomething Survived a Year in Iraq
Performances, Essays, and Travels