Rutledge, Leigh W.

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RUTLEDGE, Leigh W. American, b. 1957. Genres: Humor/Satire, Essays, Gay and lesbian issues, Novels, Poetry, History. Career: Writer, 1976-. Publications: The Gay Book Of Lists, 1987; Unnatural Quotations, 1988; The Gay Fireside Companion, 1989; The Gay Decades, 1991; Excuses, Excuses (humor), 1992; (with R.E. Donley) The Left-Hander's Guide to Life, 1992; A Cat's Little Instruction Book (humor), 1993; It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time (humor), 1994; Cat Love Letters (novella), 1994; Dear Tabby (humor), 1995; Diary of a Cat (novel), 1995; When My Grandmother Was a Child (history), 1996; The New Gay Book of Lists, 1996; Nice Girls Don't Wear Cha-Cha Heels (humor), 1999; The Lighthouse, the Cat, and the Sea (novel), 1999; If People Were Cats (poems), forthcoming. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles, stories and reviews to periodicals. Address: PO Box 1198, Key West, FL 33041, U.S.A.