New novel ‘The Black Path’ published by Accent Press, available now from WH Smith travel outlets, Foyles and all good bookshops

Long-listed for the Guardian’s Not The Booker Prize

Read an interview in The Huffington Post HERE

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Curator and host of award-winning LGBT literary salon Polari and founder of The Polari First Book Prize

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‘A fearless chronicler of modern gay life’ - The Independent on Sunday

‘Easily one of the most important commentators of his generation’  Attitude

‘Paul Burston has penned the sharp truth about gay London, cleverly coated with sweet and sour wisecracks’ – Will Self

‘Funny, provocative, thoughtful and spiky... Burston is incapable of writing a boring sentence’

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‘Hootingly funny’ – The New York Times Review of Books

‘Burston is the nearest thing the UK has to Armistead Maupin. They share a warmth for their characters, have that same page turning quality, a nice, light comic touch and deft plotting’ – Jonathan Harvey

‘Paul Burston has dragged that sad, self-involved old thing, British gay journalism, up by its bra straps’

The Independent

‘One of the most surprising, clever and entertaining commentators around’ – Julie Burchill

‘Brilliant’ – Candace Bushnell

‘Wonderful’ – Marc Almond

Author photo by Krystyna FitzGerald-Morris