|Born||1956 (age 59–60)
|Occupation||Author, magazine editor|
|Known for||Author, Mississippi Sissy," "I Left It On the Mountain"|
Kevin Sessums (born 1956) is an American author, editor and actor.
He has served as executive editor of Interview and as a contributing editor of Vanity Fair, Allure, and Parade. His work has also appeared in Travel+Leisure, Elle, Out, Marie Claire, Playboy, Thedailybeast.com and Towleroad.com. He was the founding Editor-in-Chief of FourTwoNine magazine and is currently the Editor at Large of the Curran in San Francisco.
In 2007, he published a memoir titled Mississippi Sissy, which is about the conflicted life of a self-aware gay boy growing up in Forest, Mississippi. It made the New York Times Bestseller list and won the 2008 Lambda Literary Award for Best Male Memoir. His audio recording of Mississippi Sissy was nominated for a 2007 Quill Award. In 2015, he published his second memoir, I Left It on the Mountain,which made the New York Times Celebrity Bestseller List.
He lives in San Francisco.
- Provenzano, Jim (2007-03-01). "Sissy fire". Bay Area Reporter. Retrieved 2007-07-20.
- "The Quill Awards Announce 2007 Nominees". Quill Awards. 2007-06-02. Archived from the original on 2007-07-15. Retrieved 2007-07-20.
- Kevin Sessums at the Internet Movie Database