brandon judell

Mom, besides being a sharp buyer, was a poet. Some people called her the Allen Ginsberg of Miami Beach.

BRANDON JUDELL has published poetry in FagRag and reviews in The Village Voice, The Advocate, Journal of the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care,,, New York Theatre Wire, Smoke Affair, and Detour among others.

In 2011, he appeared in the American debut of the Israeli play Winter Wedding directed by David Willinger off-off-Broadway, and he stars in the forthcoming biographical short about himself directed by Rosa von Praunheim. In another decade he played a streaker and sold bingo cards in Charles Ludlam's Hot Ice. He was also cut out of the upcoming HBO documentary on Vito Russo, hosted Arts Magazine on WBAI-FM for a decade, and danced with the Sheila Kaminsky Dance Company.

He is anthologized in A Member of the Family: Gay Men Write About Their Families, Lavender Culture, and Spike Lee Interviews. He is editor of The Gay Quote Book.

By day he works as a professor at The City College of New York where he will be teaching this fall "The Arts in New York City," "Theater of the Sixties," and "American Jewish Theater." He is currently spending his free time reading P.G. Wodehouse.