About the Author

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About the Author
J. E. Sumerau

is the author of six novels – Cigarettes & Wine, Essence, Homecoming Queens, That Year, Other People’s Oysters (with Alexandra C. H. Nowakowski), and Come Pick Me Up – as well as over 70 scholarly books, journal articles, and chapters concerning the intersections of sexualities, gender, health, religion, and violence in society. They are also an assistant professor of sociology and the director of applied sociology at the University of Tampa, and the co-founder of www.writewhereithurts.net. For more information, please visit www.jsumerau.com.