The Kinda Fella I Am: Stories
154 pages. $19.95
5.5 x 8.5 trade paperback.
Pub date: March 2018.
|"I used to be the kinda fella who was expected to sit quietly in his wheelchair by the sidelines ..."
Through a variety of characters with disabilities, The Kinda Fella I Am explores the disabled queer male experience. Raymond Luczak, author of the award-winning novel Men with Their Hands, goes boldly into bedrooms and other places where most able-bodied men fear to tread.
This book is obscene, tender, queer, innovative, and very disabled. This book will turn you on. Jillian Weise, author of The Amputees Guide to Sex
Raymond Luczaks narrators tell their stories with voices brimming with pride, rage, and hope. Their experiences rise from the page like wildfire, ferocious and breathtaking, burning away our preconceptions of disability and leaving us dazzled. Michael Thomas Ford, author of Lily
These fifteen accessible, and entertaining, eyewitness stories of physical identity and existential inequities are performance-art arias of desire, anxiety, and hope capable of rocking the consciousness of even the most sympathetic readers curious about the hazards to all that are inherent in gay societys quarantine of people labeled disabled. Jack Fritscher, PhD, author, Mapplethorpe: Assault and Gay San Francisco