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Frank Anthony Polito

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Frank Anthony Polito is an award-winning author and playwright. His published novels include Band Fags (2008 “Best Fiction” – InsightOut Book Club) and Drama Queers (2009 Lambda Literary Award), and the novella “A Christmas to Remember” (the sequel to BAND FAGS!) as featured in the collection Remembering Christmas, and The Spirit of Detroit.

In April 2012, Frank published his first Young Adult novel, Lost in the 90s under his own imprint, Woodward Avenue Books.

Frank grew up in the Detroit suburb of Hazel Park. He received his BFA in Theatre from Wayne State University and his MFA in Dramatic Writing from Carnegie Mellon. He resides in Pleasant Ridge, MI with his partner, Craig Bentley, and their two dogs, Jack and Clyde. He is currently writ
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Band Fags!

3.76 avg rating — 569 ratings — published 2008 — 7 editions
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Drama Queers!

3.85 avg rating — 318 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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Renovated to Death

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Lost in the '90s

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Band Fags! - a play

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Ugly Duckling

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