Elton John, Munroe Bergdorf and Tan France are some of the huge list of well-known names who will be contributing essays to The Queer Bible.
A definitive intersectional queer essay collection and a truly beautiful celebration of queer culture, which sees today’s queer heroes write about the queer icons that inspire them.
The Queer Bible, edited by Jack Guinness, each essay will be accompanied by bespoke illustrations from LGBTQ+ and ally artists.
The essays will focus on a broad variety of queer icons both past and present, such as Elton John on performer Divine, Munroe on the cast of Paris Is Burning, Tan France on Queer Eye and Jack Guinness himself on RuPaul.
Other contributions include:
- Amelia Abraham on Susan Sontag
- Courtney Act on Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
- David Furnish on Sylvester
- Freddy McConnell on David Bowie,
- Graham Norton on Armistead Maupin
- Gus Kenworthy on Adam Rippon;
- Hans Ulrich Obrist on Félix González-Torres;
- Hanne Gaby Odiele on Pidgeon Pagonis
- Joseph Cassara on Pedro Almodóvar;
- Juliet Jacques on Pier Paulo Pasolini;
- Lady Phyll on Moud Goba;
- Mae Martin on Tim Curry;
- Mark Moore on Quentin Crisp;
- Matthew Todd on Harvey Fierstein;
- Mykki Blanco on Vaginal Davis;
- Paris Lees on Edward Enninful;
- Paul Flynn on George Michael;
- Paul Mendez on James Baldwin;
- Paula Akpan on Black British lesbians;
- Russell Tovey on David Robilliard.
The Queer Bible will be published on 10th June 2021 by HQ in the UK and Dey Street Books in the US. Will you be adding it to your reading list? Let us know on @CelebMix!