Alysia Abbott: A Trip to Fairyland

In Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father, Alysia Abbott shares her story of growing up as the daughter of writer and editor Steve Abbott, a leading gay cultural critic and important voice in the New Narrative movement.

Abbott sat down with Lambda Literary to talk about her father, the impact of HIV/AIDS on her life, and the experience of crafting her memoir. … read more

'Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father' by Alysia Abbott

Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father (W.W. Norton & Company) by Alysia Abbott manages to pick up the nearly moribund genre of the AIDS memoir, give it a good dusting off, and then send it back out into the world with something like a fighting chance…. read more