Paul Russell





Paul Russell

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July 01, 1956

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Paul Russell received his doctorate from Cornell in 1983 for a dissertation on the novelist Vladimir Nabokov and is currently a Professor in the English Department at Vassar College.

His fourth novel, The Coming Storm won the 2000 Ferro-Grumley Award for Gay Male Fiction.

His short fiction has appeared in literary journals such as Black Warrior Review, and Carolina Quarterly.


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The Coming Storm
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War Against the Animals
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Sea of Tranquillity: A Novel
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The Salt Point: A Novel
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Boys of Life
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The Gay 100: A Ranking of t...
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Ryan on the Radio
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“Just because you pretend the universe doesn't have teeth doesn't mean you won't get eaten in the end.”
Paul Russell, The Coming Storm

“I’ll put it to you simply: love is the enemy. That’s my conclusion. We should all live in our little monk cells and never venture out ...”
Paul Russell, The Coming Storm

“You know you've got my support", Reid told him. "Whatever difficult decisions you need to make. All I would ask is that you be alert to..." For a moment he seemed at a loss.

"To what?" Louis said impatiently.

Reid picked up a votive candle from the dresser top and observed its flickering light. "The shimmer of things," he said. "The spirit and not the letter.”
Paul Russell, The Coming Storm

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