Up Close and Personal with Gay Honorees
by Ed Karvoski Jr.
> "And the award goes to Ed Karvoski Jr. for his Award-Winning Men, a diverse collection
of profiles in pride. A fun and inspirational read, it will make you proud to be gay and in
such good company. Bravo!"
-- Steve Stewart, author of Full-Frontal
> "If you want to know the real 'prizes' in our community, you'll pick up this book of
fantastic profiles. Diverse in every way -- age, ethnicity and background. An amazing
amount of new and incredibly personal information!"
-- Mickey Skee, author of Bad Boys on Video
> "This amusing collection is sure to make gay men across the country stand at attention!
A virtual gay pride extravaganza, Karvoski's Award-Winning Men honors the unique,
unsung heroes of our community."
-- Meryl Cohn, author of Do What I Say
> "Ed Karvoski Jr. has brought together a gang of award-winning men as eclectic as his
own career. These wonderful gay men remind us that sometimes awards come not from
the 'Academy,' but from the journey of life."
-- Andy Schell, author of My Best Man
> "Anyone looking for role models and examples of community success should read
Award-Winning Men, a very entertaining read. Bravo to Ed Karvoski Jr. for documenting
these men and their achievements. My question: When is the next installment?"
-- Len Rogers, founder of StonewallSociety.com
Sneak peek at some of the Award-Winning Men...
... and more!
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|Award-Winning Men - E-Book Edition (Writers Club Press, 2012)
Award-Winning Men (Writers Club Press, 2002)
Learn about the American Leatherboy who ran for a state Senate seat. And the Mr. New
York City Bear who appeared on VH1's Behind the Music. And the openly gay actor who
had a day named in his honor by a city mayor. And the athlete in his 80s who won 17
medals at the Gay Games. These are just a few of the 48 intriguing gentlemen, from coast
to coast, profiled and photographed in Award-Winning Men: Up Close and Personal with
Get the inside scoop from numerous titleholders such as Mr. International Gay Rodeo
Association, Mr. Ebony Leather, Mr. Gay Asian Pacific Alliance, Mr. Gay Wisconsin
All-American, and the Emperor of San Francisco's Imperial Court. Other award winners
include singers, comedians, filmmakers, authors, humanitarians and everyday activists. A
unique opportunity to meet the recipients a wide array of accolades -- ranging from a fun
nod for Best Buns from the Gay Naturists International to Broadway's coveted Tony Award!