Keith Hartman

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Keith Hartman (born 1966) is an American writer of speculative fiction and a self-described "struggling film-maker".[1] He has also written non-fiction books on gay and lesbian issues. He has been nominated a number of times for the Gaylactic Spectrum Awards and Lambda Literary Award for LGBT literature.

Biography[edit]

Hartman was born in Huntsville, Alabama. He graduated from Princeton University, then went on to study at the London School of Economics, then started a PhD in Finance at Duke University. Sometime around his third year of the finance program, he decided to change careers and become a writer.[2]

You Should Meet My Son!, Hartman's first feature film, appeared at LGBT film festivals in 2011 and is slated for DVD release later in the year.[3]

Works[edit]

Fiction[edit]

  • The Gumshoe, The Witch, & The Virtual Corpse (1999)
  • Gumshoe Gorilla - sequel. (2002)
  • The Buried Sky (2011)

Non-fiction[edit]

  • Congregations In Conflict - an examination of churches split over the issue of homosexuality.[4]

Reception[edit]

F&SF reviewer Charles de Lint reported that "The Gumshoe, the Witch, and the Virtual Corpse is, like its title, a somewhat busy book, but there's enough payoff in characterization, story and ideas to make the trip through its pages a real pleasure."

Awards[edit]

The Gumshoe, The Witch, & The Virtual Corpse[edit]

  • Chosen as one of the eight best mysteries of 1999 by The Drood Review of Mysteries.
  • Winner of Two Gaylactic Spectrum Awards ("Best Novel" and "People's Choice")[5]
  • Nominated for two Lambda Awards ("Best Science Fiction / Fantasy Book" and "Best Men's Mystery".)[6]

Gumshoe Gorilla[edit]

  • Nominated for a Lambda Award ("Best Science Fiction / Fantasy / Horror Book".)[6]

Congregations In Conflict[edit]

References[edit]

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