J.T. LeRoy was born in 1980. First published at the age of sixteen, he has since published articles and stories in Spin, Nerve, NY Press, and several anthologies, under the pseudonym Terminator. He lives in San Francisco.
'Not for the fainthearted, these few raw pages constitute a breathtaking debut.' Guardian; 'Extraordinary - LeRoy writes with astonishing flair and confidence...' Sunday Telegraph; '...impossible to forget.' New Statesman; '...a wonderfully executed journey into strange and unforgettable territory.' Big Issue; '...a beautiful, scary, sad and funny book.' The Face; 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert meets William Burroughs.' Esquire