What is your latest release and what genre is it? Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter: Growing Up With a Gay Dad is a memoir
Quick description: A passionate memoir about growing up with a gay father in the 1980s, and a tribute to the power of truth, humour, acceptance and familial love. Balancing intimacy, history and downright hilarity, Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter is a captivating tale of family life: deliciously imperfect, riotously challenging, and full of life’s great lessons in love.
Alison Wearing is an award-winning writer and performer. Her first book was the internationally acclaimed travel memoir Honeymoon in Purdah – an Iranian journey. Her most recent work, Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter, is both a bestselling memoir and a multi award-winning one-woman play. Alison performs, speaks and teaches across North America. She is based in Stratford, Ontario, Canada.
What are you working on now?
Oh, nothing… (Alison is much too modest. She’s been starring in a one-woman performance of her memoir, to great acclaim! Upcoming performances)
Alison’s reading recommendation:
The Jaguar’s Children by John Vaillant
(NB: I previously read both of Alison’s books and enjoyed her writing immensely. I highly recommend them. smt)