Abdi Nazemian

Abdi Nazemian is an Iranian-American author, screenwriter, producer, husband and dad whose debut novel The Walk-In Closet won the Lambda Literary Award for Debut Fiction at the 27th Lambda Literary Awards in 2015. On this episode we speak to him about his third novel, Like A Love Story, a beautiful love letter to queer history, ACT UP and the ultimate icon...Madonna!! It was released in June, 2019 and received a Stonewall Honor and a nomination for the Audie Awards. It was also chosen as a best book of the year by Entertainment Weekly, Buzzfeed, Audible, and YALSA, among others. Listen in, as we talk about his roots, his connection to Madonna and his inspiring journey of self realization and the courage to be one's true self. Find him and his book, online at www.abdaddy.com

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Co-hosted by Luis Camacho (Xtravaganza) and Kim Blackwell, Werque is a bi-weekly podcast inspired by Luis’s Werque Vogue Workshop that expands on the kiki’s and creative expression to bring you candid conversations and inspiring stories that will have you saying, “WERQUE!” Send inquires and questions to: [email protected] IG: @werquepodcast