Rick Whitaker

An Honest Ghost

Rick Whitaker is the author of Assuming the Position: A Memoir of Hustling and The First Time I Met Frank O’Hara: Reading Gay American Writers. He is Concerts and Theatre Manager of The Italian Academy at Columbia University, New York.

Rick Whitaker is the author of An Honest Ghost.

From the author

“I’m an adopter, not a breeder.  I think I have a moral obligation to care for what already exists and not spread my seed far and wide further populating and confusing an already overpopulated, excessively chaotic universe.  Why add more sentences to the mix when you can recycle perfectly good ones that are readily available and often sadly neglected? It’s a way of putting one’s library to use. I’ve been collecting books for more than half my life, and they were crying out to me.”
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