Elton John read my book!
June 22, 2009 12:05 PM Subscribe
What happens when Elton John reads your book?
posted by joeclark (20 comments total)
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As Joel Derfner, author of Swish: My Quest to Become the Gayest Person Ever
recounts, you go from crying at lunch with your agent over a slow-selling hardcover edition to a brand-spanking-new paperback edition, complete with a blurb from Elton John.
An unsolicited celebrity endorsement is, it seems, what it takes to save gay literature these days. (Also, the cover art of the hardcover original didn’t help.)