Christopher Cox (writer)

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Christopher Cox (born 1949 – died in 1990) in Manhattan, New York City) was an American writer.


Cox, who was gay,[1] is perhaps best known for his collaboration within The Violet Quill.[2] He later went on to become senior editor of Ballantine Books.[3]

He was also a man of the theatre. He appeared in William Shakespeare's Two Gentlemen of Verona, and later worked at the Jean Cocteau Theater, New York City.[3]

He died of HIV in 1990.[3]

His birth name was Ray Cox Jr.


  • A Key West Companion, 1983


  1. ^ Currier, Jameson (May 1, 1994), "No Shrinking Violets", LA Times, retrieved August 3, 2008 
  2. ^ Edmund White, 'EDMUND WHITE', A Boy's Own Story, London:Picador, 1994
  3. ^ a b c Christopher Cox; Editor, 41