Jim Elledge

Jim Elledge’s debut novel, Almost Famous, was published last April. His most recent collection of poetry is Bonfire of the Sodomites (2017), about the arson of the UpStairs Lounge, a gay bar in the French Quarter. He has received two Lambda Literary Awards, one for his book-length poem A History of My Tattoo and the other for Who’s Yer Daddy? Gay Writers Celebrate Their Mentors and Forerunners, which he co-edited with David Groff. His recent nonfiction is An Angel in Sodom: Henry Gerber and the Birth of the Gay Rights Movement.