Oct 5, 2023
Frank Anthony Polito is an award-winning author and playwright. He holds an MFA in Dramatic Writing from Carnegie Mellon and a BFA in Theatre from Wayne State. Published novels include BAND FAGS! (2008 "Best Fiction" - InsightOut Book Club), DRAMA QUEERS! (2009 Lambda Literary Award), REMEMBERING CHRISTMAS (featuring the sequel to BAND FAGS!), LOST IN THE '90s, and THE SPIRIT OF DETROIT.
His plays ANOTHER DAY ON WILLOW ST and BFs! (based on his novel BAND FAGS!) have been produced in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Detroit, Omaha, and Annapolis. His other writing has been featured in Instinct magazine and online at The Advocate.com and AfterElton.com. He has also been a regular contributor to the popular New York City lifestyle blog Kenneth in the 212.
Frank grew up in the Detroit suburb of Hazel Park. He lived with his partner, actor Craig Bentley, in Brooklyn, NY, before returning to Michigan in 2013. The couple purchased a 1924 Craftsman Colonial on HGTV's "House Hunters" in Pleasant Ridge, where they now live with their two rescue dogs, Clyde and Jack.
His two most recent novels, RENOVATED TO DEATH and REHEARSED TO DEATH, are part of his new Domestic Partners in Crime cozy mystery book series.
Readers can visit him online at www.frankanthonypolito.com
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