White, Edmund

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WHITE, Edmund

WHITE, Edmund. American, b. 1940. Genres: Novels, Gay and lesbian issues, Essays. Career: Formerly instructor of literature and creative writing, Yale University, New Haven, CT, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, and George Mason University, Fairfax, VA; Columbia University, NYC, visiting writer, 1981-82; New York Institute for the Humanities, executive director, 1982-83; Brown University, Providence, RI, professor of English; Princeton University, professor of creative writing, 1998-. Publications: Forgetting Elena, 1973; Nocturnes for the King of Naples, 1978; States of Desire: Travels in Gay America (non-fiction), 1980; A Boy's Own Story, 1982; Caracole, 1985; (co-author) The Darker Proof, 1987; The Beautiful Room Is Empty, 1988; The Burning Library (essays), 1994; Sketches from Memory, 1994; Skinned Alive (stories), 1995; Our Paris, 1995; Farewell Symphony, 1997; Marcel Proust, 1999; The Married Man, 2000; The Flaneur, 2001; Fanny: A Fiction, 2003. EDITOR & AUTHOR OF INTRODUCTION: The Faber Book of Gay Short Fiction, 1991; Loss within Loss: Artists in the Age of AIDS, 2001. Address: Creative Writing, Princeton University, 185 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08544, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]