'Logical Family' by Armistead Maupin

The personal stories in Armistead Maupin’s new memoir, especially those about growing up in a racist, segregated South, could not have come out at a more relevant time… read more

‘The Days of Anna Madrigal’ by Armistead Maupin

Many of the characters in The Days of Anna Madrigal may be from the past, but they fully inhabit a contemporary world. Maupin’s Tales of the City novels are nothing if not a reflection of the times in which they were written, and Anna Madrigal is no exception…. read more

Armistead Maupin: The Last Tale

“Life will proceed without you, and there is ‘no ending,’ per se, to anything. The only way to wrap-up a story that involves a dozen or more people would be to drop a bomb on them.”… read more

Gay Marriage in New York: Writers Respond

In an historic move, New York State has legalized same sex marriage. On June 24th, 2011 the New York State senate approved the Marriage Equality Act—which Governor Andrew Cuomo quickly signed into law—making New York the sixth state to allow gay and lesbian couples the right to wed. Massachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, Vermont, New Hampshire, and… read more