Bob, is the author of Bobby Wonderful and Crispin the Terrible and Assisted Loving, which received honors from the American Library Association, Lambda Literary Awards, and was a New York Times editor's choice. A frequent contributor to the Times, he has also been a commentator on NPR's “All Things Considered” and has written for The Southampton Review, Elle, the New Yorker, Town and Country, and other publications. His comic plays have been produced off Broadway and he collaborated with actress Diahann Carroll on her award-winning memoir, The Legs Are the Last to Go. He is a graduate of Brown University and has a master’s in creative writing from Stony Brook Southampton. He lives with his husband, Ira, and their dog, Zoloft, in Manhattan and Bellport, NY.