Paul Monette





Paul Monette


Born
in Lawrence, Massachusetts, The United States
October 16, 1945

Died
February 10, 1995

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Interviews:
http://www.wiredforbooks.org/paulmone...

Documentary: On Brink of Summer's End 1996
http://youtu.be/Xh6e6LCwIEo

Online Guide to Paul Monette's papers at UCLA:
http://findaid.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/...

In novels, poetry, and a memoir, Paul Monette wrote about gay men striving to fashion personal identities and, later, coping with the loss of a lover to AIDS.

Monette was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts, in 1945. He was educated at prestigious schools in New England: Phillips Andover Academy and Yale University, where he received his B.A. in 1967. He began his prolific writing career soon after graduating from Yale. For eight years, he wrote poetry exclusively.

After coming out in his late twenties, he met Roger Horwitz, who was to be his l
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