Billy Merrell

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Billy Merrell (born January 7, 1982) is an American author and poet. He published his first book Talking in the Dark, a poetry memoir, with Scholastic in 2003. He also co-edited The Full Spectrum: A New Generation of Writing About Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Other Identities for Knopf Books for Young Readers with David Levithan. It was released in 2006 and won the 2007 Lammy in the Children's/Young Adult category.[1]

Merrell lives in Brooklyn with his husband Nico Medina.[2]

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  1. ^ "Lambda Literary Awards 2007". Lambda Literary Awards. 2007-05-31. Retrieved 2007-07-23. 
  2. ^ Sullivan, John (2007-07-12). "Hometown Boy". [[Watermark (newspaper)|]]. Retrieved 2007-07-23. 

Works[edit]

  • Talking in the Dark (2003)
  • The Full Spectrum: A New Generation of Writing About Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Other Identities, ed. with David Levithan (2006)

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