Alexander Chee


Alexander Chee

Alexander Chee, gay American fiction writer, poet, journalist and reviewer.

Born in Rhode Island, he spent his childhood in South Korea, Kuai, Truk, Guam and Maine. He attended Wesleyan University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His short fiction has appeared in the anthologies Best American Erotica 2007, A Fictional History of the US (With Huge Chunks Missing), Men on Men 2000, and His 3, his personal essays in From Boys To Men, Loss Within Loss, Boys Like Us, The M Word, and the Man I Might Become. His poetry appeared in "Barrow Street", "LIT", "Interview", the "James White Review", and "'XXX Fruit". He's written journalism and reviews for "Time Out New York", "Out/Look", "Outweek", the "Advocate", "Out", "Bookforum" and "San Francisco Review of Books". He received the Asian American Writers Workshop Literary Award, the Lambda Editor's Choice Prize, the Michener/Copernicus Fellowship Prize, the 2003 Whiting Award, a residency from the MacDowell Colony and the 2004 NEA Fellowship in Fiction. In 2003, Out Magazine named him one of their 100 Most Influential People of the year. He now lives in Massachusetts.

Works

*"41, 42, 43" in the anthology "The M Word"
*"Memorials" in the anthology "Literature of Tomorrow", (short story)
*"Boys Like Us:Gay Writers Tell Their Coming Out Stories", Patrick Merla(ed.) Avon Books. 1996, essay
*His3: Brilliant New Fiction by Gay Writers, short story
*From Boys to Men: Gay Men Write About Growing Up, essay
*"A Document of the Sexual Revolution.", poetry
*Artery: The AIDS-Arts Forum", memoir
*Interview in Sex Is... (1993), Directed by Marc Huestis, as himself
*, First Picador USA edition: November 2002

ee also

*List of books portraying paedophilia or sexual abuse of minors

External links

* [http://koreanish.wordpress.com/ Author's blog]
* [http://www.guernicamag.com/fiction/624/korean_enough_new_korean_ameri/ Korean Enough: Alexander Chee on New Korean American Fiction" in Guernica Magazine]


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