Felice Picano is the author of twenty-five books of poetry, fiction, memoirs, and nonfiction. His work is translated into sixteen languages; several titles were national and international bestsellers, including The Lure, Like People in History and The Book of Lies.
Four of Picano’s plays have been produced. He’s considered a founder of modern gay literature along with other members of the Violet Quill. He’s won or been nominated for numerous awards including being a finalist for five Lammies and received the City of West Hollywood’s Rainbow Key award in 2013. Picano’s most recent work is True Stories: Portraits From My Past (2011) Contemporary Gay Romances (2011), Twelve O’Clock Tales (2012) and 20th Century Un-limited.