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Joel Derfner

About The Author

Joel Derfner is the author of Gay Haiku, Swish: My Quest to Become the Gayest Person Ever and What Ended Up Happening Instead, and Lawfully Wedded Husband: How My Gay Marriage Will Save the American Family. Musicals to which he has composed the score have played in New York, London, and various cities in between. He lives in Brooklyn, along with his husband and their small, fluffy dog. He can be found online at

Books by Joel Derfner