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Wayne Koestenbaum

Wayne Koestenbaum has published twenty-two books, including The Cheerful Scapegoat, Figure It Out, Camp Marmalade, Humiliation, Hotel Theory, Circus, Andy Warhol, Jackie Under My Skin, and The Queen’s Throat (nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award). His most recent book, Ultramarine, the third volume of his trance trilogy, was published by Nightboat in February 2022. In 2020 he received an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature. He is a Distinguished Professor of English, French, and Comparative Literature at the City University of New York Graduate Center.

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