Top members (works)
Alysia Abbott has 1 media appearance.
'Fairyland': A Girl Grows Up In San Francisco's Gay Community
While these days it's not uncommon to meet children with gay parents, in the 1970s it was. Alysia Abbott
was one of those kids. When her parents met, her father — Steve Abbott — told her mother he was bisexual. But when Alysia was a toddler, her mother died in a car accident and Steve came out as gay. He moved with his daughter to San Francisco, just as the gay liberation movement was gaining strength...
In San Francisco, as Abbott describes in her new memoir, Fairyland, her father immersed himself in the city's gay arts scene, becoming a leading literary figure. His daughter also became a part of that community, but as she grew older, Abbott found herself struggling to parse where she fit in. (Shortride)… (more)
Alysia Abbott has 2 past events. (show)
|Date of birth|
|Date of death|
|Country (for map)|
|Place of death|
|Places of residence|
|Awards and honors|
Related book awards
Improve this author
Alysia Abbott is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.
Alysia Abbott is composed of 1 name.