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About meI work as an arts editor and writer for a newspaper and website. I co-write a Sunday column called Withering Glance and do some book and theater reviewing for the Star Tribune (

About my libraryMostly fiction and poetry, with some biography, lit-crit, art-crit and history. I have everything I have been able to find by or about James Schuyler, Frank O'Hara, Christopher Isherwood and Jean Genet. Other loves include Walt Whitman, Hart Crane, Alan Hollinghurst, Colm Toibin, Edmund White, Knut Hamsun. Recent faves include Miranda July and Andrew O'Hagan.


Real nameClaude Peck


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Member sinceSep 9, 2007

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