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Edmund White

Born: Jan 13, 1940

Birthplace: Cincinnati

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Edmund White

Date of Birth : Jan 13, 1940
Birth Place : Cincinnati

Edmund Valentine White III is an American novelist, as well as a writer of memoirs and an essayist on literary and social topics. Much of his writing is on the theme of same-sex love. Probably his best-known books are The Joy of Gay Sex and his trio of autobiographic novels, A Boy's Own Story, The Beautiful Room Is Empty and The Farewell Symphony.


  • Writer
  • Author
  • Novelist
  • Literary critic

Also known as

  • Edmund Valentine White III
  • Edmund Valentine White

Awards Won

  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
  • Lambda Literary Award for Gay Men''s Fiction
  • National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography/Autobiography
  • Lambda Literary Award for Gay Men''s Biography/Autobiography
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