Billy Merrell

Billy Merrell

Billy Merrell (born January 7, 1982) is an American author and poet. He published his first book "Talking in the Dark" with Scholastic in 2003. He also co-edited "" for Knopf Books for Young Readers with David Levithan. It was released in 2006 and won the 2007 Lammy in the Children's/Young Adult category. [cite web |title=Lambda Literary Awards 2007 |url=http://www.lambdaliterary.org/awards/current_winners.html |work=Lambda Literary Awards |accessdate=2007-07-23 |date=2007-05-31]

Merrell lives in Manhattan with his boyfriend Nico Medina.cite web |url=http://www.watermarkonline.com/content.php?cid=2847 |title=Hometown Boy |first=John |last=Sullivan |work= |accessdate=2007-07-23 |date=2007-07-12]

References

Works

* "Talking in the Dark" (2003)
* "The Full Spectrum: A New Generation of Writing About Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Other Identities", ed. with David Levithan (2006)

External links

* [http://talkinginthedark.com/ Author's Site]


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