Queerspawn In Love: A Memoir by Kellen KaiserQueerspawn In Love: A Memoir by Kellen Kaiser

Queerspawn In Love: A Memoir

byKellen Kaiser

Paperback | May 3, 2016

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Despite growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area as the daughter of four lesbians, Kellen Kaiser envisioned her life working out, fairy tale-like, with a Prince Charming. When her possible prince did arrive, however, it was not without complications. Home on leave from the Israeli army, the man Kaiser picks doesn't seem like a sure bet. Starting with some casual sex gone awry, they face a number of obstacles, not the least of which are war in the Middle East, long-distance romance, and differing views on sexuality and their approaching adulthood. But they find themselves most challenged by a more mundane concern: the upkeep of a relationship between two people. Funny and keenly observed,Queerspawn in Loveis a story about identity, family, and figuring out, through loving someone else and failing, how to love yourself.
Kellen Kaiser was born in 1981 in San Francisco. As a child, she represented the gay community frequently as a speaker on panels and in the media. Her story has appeared on CNN, inMarie Claire, in theSan Francisco Chronicle, and in theSeattle Times. She holds a BFA from NYU. Online, her writing has been featured onNerve, XOJane, Role R...
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Title:Queerspawn In Love: A MemoirFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:May 3, 2016Publisher:She Writes PressLanguage:English

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"In this wry, wise, and thoroughly terrific memoir, Kaiser handles the kind of thorny identity politics that make lesser writers quail with a light, lovely and seemingly effortless touch -- and she's hilarious to boot."
—Rachel Shukert, author of Everything's Going to be Great

"Kaiser's descriptively compelling, sweetly sensual, coming-of-age story transcends religions and geography."
—Booklist