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Armistead Maupin (born May 13, 1944)

Armistead Jones Maupin, Jr. is an American writer, best known for his Tales of the City series of novels, set in San Francisco.
Born: May 13, 1944 (age 72), Washington, D.C., United States
Education: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lived: 655 1/2 Noe St., San Francisco
38 ½ Tradd Street, Charleston
Spouse: Christopher Turner (m. 2007)
Movies and TV shows: Tales of the City, The Night Listener, The Celluloid Closet, Sex: The Revolution
Parents: Armistead Jones Maupin, Diana Maupin
Married: February 4, 2007



Armistead Maupin, author of "Tales of the City" wrote the first entries in the serial for the San Francisco Chronicle at 655 1/2 Noe St. beginning in 1976. Later, this was the home of Karla Rossi, who in late 1990, held the first staff meeting here for "Anything That Moves," the first commercial magazine in the United States dedicated exclusively to bisexuality. It was in print from 1991 to 2001.


by Elisa Rolle

Queer Places, Vol. 1 edited by Elisa Rolle
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ISBN-10: 1532901909
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38 ½ Tradd Street was where Armistead Maupin lived while he worked for the Charleston News and Courier before he moved to San Francisco in 1971, where he became famous for his gay-themed Tales of the City series. His novel “The Night Listener” is set partially in Charleston.


by Elisa Rolle

Queer Places, Vol. 1 edited by Elisa Rolle
ISBN-13: 978-1532901904
ISBN-10: 1532901909
Release Date: July 24, 2016
CreateSpace Store: https://www.createspace.com/6228297
Amazon (print): http://www.amazon.com/dp/1532901909/?tag=elimyrevandra-20
Amazon (kindle): http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01IZ1BU9K/?tag=elimyrevandra-20

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