Neal Drinnan

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Neal Drinnan
BornNeal Macrae Drinnan
(1964-09-04) 4 September 1964 (age 54)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupationnovelist, Owner of Cow Lick Bookshop
Notable worksGlove Puppet, Izzy and Eve, Rare Bird of Truth

Neal Drinnan is an Australian writer.[1] He won the Lambda Literary Award in the Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror category,[2] and was a nominee in the Gay Fiction category, for his 2006 novel Izzy and Eve at the 19th Lambda Literary Awards.

Originally from Melbourne, Victoria,[3] Drinnan has been primarily based in Sydney, New South Wales.

He has published six novels and non-fiction travel guides for LGBT tourism in Australia. He was also the editor of Fruit Salad: A Compote of Contemporary Gay & Lesbian Writing, an anthology of Australian LGBT writing published by the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras committee in 1997, and has had several short stories published in anthologies.[4]



  • Glove Puppet (1998, ISBN 0140267891)
  • Pussy's Bow (1999, ISBN 0140282475)
  • Quill (2000, ISBN 0140290990)
  • Izzy and Eve (2006, ISBN 1931160465)
  • Rare Bird of Truth (2010, ISBN 9780731814572)
  • Rural Liberties (2017, ISBN 9789887794806)



  1. ^ "Putting the word out for gay writers". The Age, 19 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Lambda Lit Award winners announced". Q-Notes, 30 June 2007.
  3. ^ "Secrets of the pen". Australasian Business Intelligence, 5 August 2001.
  4. ^ "The Penguin Book of Gay Australian Writing". Sydney Morning Herald, 26 October 2002.

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