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Drawing from his own high school experiences, out author Frank Anthony Polito takes us back to school for Drama Queers!, the entertaining, hilarious and touching sequel to Band Fags!, --Instinct Magazine, June 2009
"Drama Queers!" is the 1980s version of "High School Musical" -- only with characters who are a bit more overtly gay. --Philadelphia Gay News
Written with biting humor and girlish enthusiasm, Polito's "Drama Queers!" gives readers a thoroughly detailed and equally enjoyable account of growing up gay in Detroit's own "Hazeltucky" circa the '80s. --Metro Times
"Frank Anthony Polito has an amazing facility for capturing the flavor of young queer youth." --Out in Jersey
Frank Anthony Polito is a New York City-based writer. Published novels include BAND FAGS! (2008 "Best Fiction" -- InsightOut Book Club), DRAMA QUEERS! (2009 Lambda Literary Award), REMEMBERING CHRISTMAS (featuring the sequel to BAND FAGS!) and LOST IN THE '90s. His other writing has been featured in Instinct magazine and online at The Advocate.com and AfterElton.com. He is also a regular contributor to the popular New York City lifestyle blog "Kenneth in the 212".
Frank holds an MFA in Dramatic Writing from Carnegie Mellon and a BFA in Theatre from Wayne State. He grew up in the Detroit suburb of Hazel Park. Readers can visit him on the web at frankanthonypolito.com
So even after devouring my autographed copy of "Drama Queers!" I can easily say that I'm hungry for more. Frank, did we grow up together as Best Friends or something? Read morePublished on March 18, 2013 by Dario Dallalasta
Let me start out by saying that I LOVED "Band Fags".
That being said, I was disappointed with "Drama Queers". Read more