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WAYNE KOESTENBAUM

Wayne Koestenbaum has published five books of nonfiction prose: Andy Warhol (2001), Cleavage:  Essays on Sex, Stars, and Aesthetics (2000), Jackie Under My Skin: Interpreting an Icon (1995), The Queen’s Throat: Opera, Homosexuality, and the Mystery of Desire (1993), and Double Talk: The Erotics of Male Literary Collaboration (1989). He has also published a novel, Moira Orfei in Aigues-Mortes (2004), and five books of poetry: Best-Selling Jewish Porn Films (2006), Model Homes (2004), The Milk of Inquiry (1999), Rhapsodies of a Repeat Offender (1994), and Ode to Anna Moffo and Other Poems (1990). The Queen’s Throat was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award. Winner of a Whiting Writers Award, Koestenbaum is currently a Professor of English at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.