Fri., Dec. 28 at 7 PM: Edmund White to read from his Paris memoir, a work in progress

Edmund White is amongst the most widely acclaimed gay novelists and cultural commentators in the United States. White is best known for his novels exploring the lives of gay male characters, from his first novel, Forgetting Elena (1973) to his most recent, Jack Holmes and His Friend (2012). Along with two other members of the Violet Quill, a literary club of gay men formed in 1970s New York, White received the Lambda Literary Foundation’s Pioneer Award in 2009. White is currently working on a memoir of his time in Paris, from which he will read at the Bureau of General Services—Queer Division on Friday, December 28, 2012 at 7 PM.