Jeffrey Wolf 2015 Lambda Literary Fellow

Jeffrey Wolf 2015 Lambda Literary Fellow



if I'm reading tonight is really it's weekend this is from a nearly completed memoir writing title very bad boys which is disturbing this chapter this week was here and remember nonfiction [Applause] this chapter is called the 2 a.m. show at the animal Elliot and I hung up the number one trade made our way toward the top or bottom of that stuff matters to you Christopher Street or sensation by the West Side Highway closer to our final destination the 2 a.m. show at the anvil the anvil dark and smoky rooms no stalls serious well that was another story we all know way to distinctive or I wanted to but I couldn't order so why use it handy watch the ferries man in various states of undress passed by one and all fours leather on the leash a gray paint is sticking out of his right pocket signaling to the world I'm an S&M but couldn't say how live in one corner small dance floor with guys gyrating you just shots by you may be soaked and popular spinning sweating under a pulsating disco ball suddenly the lights dim it got pitch-black for a bow long then a bright spot side of the stage to reveal a very tall very beautiful black track we literally blow single steps Weston hi hi hi hi white hat ahead of booth Jenna here to perform these boots are made for walking [Applause] place they'll be back to refrain start walking knees miss Ruby ribbons wearing a wedding dress and veil carrying a beautiful bouquet of red roses going to walking down the aisle it should have been me the end of the novel ruby toss the bouquet over her shoulder the classic self a gesture if I can I can because the question of who among us will be the next marry certainly not like anyone we just liberated anyone to get married the show over three and a desperate hour just for last call just before the lights went up and everyone's scattered like roaches time to go I have to ple the palace really I wanted to start down there catch hold it this wait outside he commanded I'll be right up I've never done the sidewalk felt like a really long time a lit cigarette and being very Hispanic aviator glasses came over asked I had another definitely trying to pick me up which definitely could have had the situation I hand into the but he took out his glasses in our eyes lock just to sell me a thunder down a pagan Kilcher through reason I just be copy a very bad boy I found I had and explain myself I always felt I had to explain myself often a bit but not tonight much to my surprise Elliott began explain himself sorry bathroom mystery caller taxi the yellow cab speeding but we held campus the whole ride up 10th Avenue staring out a respective windows rolled down while it see sweet smell New York City window I kept thinking but not say there weren't any bathrooms a band of to wait in line or as drops of this but I remain silent everyone's getting a little on the side now and then myself included straight ones didn't apply that would be he gave his all about I remain silent just like you do a coffee rule at the anvil I was afraid if I screw up and break spell between Elliot hi Shh I remain silent that was [Applause]

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