Author Archives: Dennis
It’s Official. Coffeetown Press will release my fourth book Thirty Years A Dresser on May 15, 2018. I am so excited!
Someone I went to high school with in Robinson, Illinois (pop: 6,600) recently read my book ONE GAY AMERICAN and tracked me down. He sent me this lovely email which I share anonymously with his permission.
In 2016, I wrote a thirty-three week long column for Queen Mob’s Teahouse called Thirty Years a Dresser. My intention was always to turn those essays into a book. This summer there was no theatre to dress, so I got … Continue reading
This really tickled me. It’s from The Beaver County Times.
This evening, Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh hosted the first staged reading of my new play DORIS TATE. The event was open to the public and there was an audience discussion afterwards. So grateful to the drama department at RMU … Continue reading
I just got the inaugural issue of Hourglass Literary Magazine in the mail. My poem MY GAY JESUS appears on page 307.
I wrote the preface to my first play, Doris Tate. I’m very excited for the workshop next month at Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh. A Note From the Playwright: August 9, 2019 will be the fiftieth anniversary of the Manson … Continue reading
We have all heard the story of the Manson murders on August 9 and 10, 1969. Actress Sharon Tate was one of seven victims. For years, I researched the case and thought someone should tell the story of Sharon’s mother, … Continue reading
My 3 short stories CORNSTALKS, THE VEST, and THE SISSY TEST have been licensed to Great Jones Street and I got paid! They’ll appear in the publication soon. Plus, I got a bonus tee shirt. Woo hoo!