- Writers Retreat
- Writers in School
- OUR SUPPORTERS
Tuesday, May 13, 2013
Doors open at 6:30 pm, talk at 7:00 pm (until 9:00 pm)
The LGBT Community Center
208 West 13th Street
New York, NY 10011
$10 suggested donation goes to The LGBT Center
Tom Spanbauer is the critically acclaimed author of four bestselling LGBTQ novels and a noted writing teacher. As a writer he has explored issues of race, sexual identity, and the new families that we create for ourselves to surmount the families that we were born into.
Tom Spanbauer’s first novel in seven years is a love triangle with a gay main character who charms both gays and straights. Loved You More is a rich tale of love, sex, and heartbreak, covering twenty-five years in the life of a emotionally wounded writer.
In New York, Ben forms a bond of love with his macho friend and foil, Hank. Years later in Portland, a struggling and ill Ben falls for Ruth, who provides care and devotion but cannot fulfill all of his needs. The real trouble starts when Hank reappears and meets Ruth. Set against a world of struggling artists, the underground sex scene of New York in the 1980s, and the confining Idaho of Ben’s youth, “I Loved You More” is the author’s most breathtaking and graphic novel.
Tom Spanbauer is the founder of the “Dangerous Writing” method that, like his novels, combines a fresh and lyrical prose style with solid storytelling. His students include Chuck Palahniuk, Monica Drake, and Stevan Allred.
The amazing Bureau of General Services – Queer Division (BGSQD) will be selling copies of I Loved You More at this event.
More information and pre-registration available here.
ABOUT THE SECOND TUESDAY LECTURE SERIES
The Second Tuesday Lecture Series is the longest running program at The LGBT Center. Since 1985, more than 140 speakers have made presentations in the arts, academia, and politics. Speakers representing every major cultural award, including the Pulitzer Prize, the Grammy Award, the Academy Award (The Oscars), Broadway’s Tony Awards, the Lambda Literary Award, and the National Book Award, as well as the UK Booker .