Douglas A. Martin

"Outline of My Lover"

By Douglas A. Martin

Published October 5, 2000 7:00PM (EDT)

In his forthcoming novel Outline of My Lover (Soft Skull), Douglas A. Martin fearlessly takes on his turbulent background in working class Georgia, his sister's gutsy interracial marriage, and his own attempts to escape with men. Martin is the author of the collection My Gradual Demise and Honeysuckle and was a contributor to The Haiku Year.

In this exclusive, Martin reads an excerpt from the forthcoming novel.

"Douglas Martin has a very beautiful voice. It's a thing of grace." -Dennis Cooper

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