(1950 - living) U.S.A.
Born in New England he now lives in New York and Los Angeles. After two collections of short stories, Scar Tissue (1987) and White Trash Boulevard (1988), he published his first novel, Horse Crazy, in 1988, followed by Gone Tomorrow (1993), Rent Boy (1994) and a pair of books about 'true crimes', Resentment: A Comedy (1997), based on the trials of Lyle and Erik Menendez, and Three Month Fever: The Andrew Cunanan Story (1999).
From 1985 to 1988 he was Art Critic for the Village Voice, and a collection of his critical writing, Let It Bleed: Essays 1985-1995, was published in 1996. His play Roy Cohn/Jack Smith was filmed by Jill Godmillow in 1994. He has acted in more than 20 films and played The Voice of the Radio in Neil Bartlett's London production of Genet's Splendid's. He also wrote the novel, Depraved Indifference.