Blair Mastbaum

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Blair Mastbaum
Blair Mastbaum
Born (1979-01-24) January 24, 1979 (age 38)
Dayton, Ohio, U.S.
Occupation Novelist, screenwriter, short-story writer
Nationality American
Period 2003–present
Notable works Clay's Way (2004)
Us Ones In Between (2008)

Blair Mastbaum is an American writer and a former model who lives in Brooklyn, New York.


Mastbaum acted in and produced the 2005 Sundance Film Festival official competition film, Ellie Parker, directed by his partner, Scott Coffey.[1]


Clay's Way[edit]

Mastbaum's first novel, 2004's Clay's Way, won a Lambda Literary Award.[2]

Us Ones In Between[edit]

Mastbaum's second novel, Us Ones In Between, published by Running Press and released in May 2008,[3] centers on depressed art school graduate Kurt Smith, who fantasizes about pushing boys in front of subway trains. The title is taken from the song "Us Ones In Between," written by Spencer Krug and performed by the band Sunset Rubdown. The novel was a finalist for the 2008 Ferro-Grumley Award.[4]

Other works[edit]

Mastbaum edited the anthology Cool Thing: The Best New Gay Fiction by Young American Writers, released by Running Press on November 10, 2008.[5]


  1. ^ "Ellie Parker (2005)". 
  2. ^ "Lambda Literary Foundation". Archived from the original on July 8, 2009. Retrieved August 16, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Us Ones In Between at". 
  4. ^ "2008 Ferro-Grumley Awards". Retrieved August 16, 2015. 
  5. ^ "". Retrieved August 16, 2015. 

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