Michael Montlack

Michael Montlack is editor of the Lambda Finalist essay anthology My Diva: 65 Gay Men on the Women Who Inspire Them (University of Wisconsin Press) and author of the poetry book Cool Limbo (NYQ Books). Recently his poetry has appeared in North American Review, Barrow Street, Hotel Amerika, Poet Lore, Los Angeles Review, and Painted Bride Quarterly. His essays have appeared in Huffington Post and Advocate.com. He lives in NYC.

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