David McConnell

David McConnell, photo by Darrell Crawford
David McConnell, photo by Darrell Crawford

David McConnell is author of of the forthcoming novel The Beads, as well as the novels The Firebrat and The Silver Hearted. His narrative account of hate crimes, American Honor Killings: Desire and Rage among Men, won an American Library Association Stonewall Book Award in nonfiction.

His short fiction and literary journalism have appeared widely in magazines and anthologies and he was cochair of Lambda Literary from 2009 to 2011. With his partner, Darrell Crawford, McConnell divides his time between Key West and New York City.


selected bibliography

The Beads by David McConnell
The Beads (2024)
American Honor Killings by David McConnell
American Honor Killings: Desire and Rage Among Men (2013)
The Silver Hearted by David McConnell
The Silver Hearted (2009)
The Firebrat by David McConnell
The Firebrat (2003)

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online resources

Video: McConnell talks about his novel The Silver Hearted