Reading and book signing by Gregg Shapiro, author of Lincoln Avenue (Squares and Rebels Press, 2014) and Lambda Literary Award winner Jerry Rosco, editor of A Heaven of Words: Last Journals, 1956 – 1984, by Glenway Wescott (University of Wisconsin Press, 2013).
Gregg Shapiro’s debut collection of short stories, Lincoln Avenue, is published by Squares and Rebels Press. He is also the author of the chapbook GREGG SHAPIRO: 77 (Souvenir Spoon Press, 2012) and the poetry collection Protection (Gival Press, 2008). An entertainment journalist, whose interviews and reviews run in a variety of regional LGBT and mainstream publications and websites, Shapiro lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with his husband Rick Karlin and their dog k.d.
Jerry Rosco is author of the biography Glenway Wescott Personally and has edited two books of Wescott journals, Continual Lessons and A Heaven of Words, and a new book of Wescott stories including the long-suppressed gay title story, A Visit to Priapus and Other Stories. Jerry worked for a decade at Mavety Magazines, including as managing editor of Mandate magazine.