Preston, John (1945 - 1994)

Genre: General Fiction, Non-Fiction

John Preston was a writer and editor of fiction and nonfiction, mostly about gay life and gay issues and was a pioneer in the early gay rights movement. He authored more than 25 acclaimed books of gay erotica under his own name as well as several pseudonyms. He died in 1994 of complications related to AIDS.

Selected Bibliography

  • Safe Sex: the Ultimate Erotic Guide (1986)
  • Personal Dispatches: Writers Confront AIDS (1989)
  • The Big Gay Book: A Man's Survival Guide for the 90's (1991)
  • Hometowns: Gay men Write About Where They Belong (editor) (1991)
  • A member of the Family: Gay men Write About Their Families (editor) (1992)
  • My Live as a Pornographer & Other Indecent Acts (1993)
  • Sister & Brother: Lesbians & Gay Men Writer About Their Lives Together (editor)(1994)
  • Winter's Light: Reflections of a Yankee Queer (1995)
  • Franny, the Queen of Provincetown (1996)