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St. Sukie de la Croix

Born: 1951 Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: The author currently resides in Chicago.

Biography: St. Sukie de la Croix is an internationally published journalist, columnist, fiction author, playwright and photographer. His career began in Britain writing articles for the underground and alternative press, until the early 1980s when he turned his attention to LGBT publications. In Britain he wrote for Gay Times, Capital Gay, Vada and the Pink Paper. After moving to the U.S. in 1991, de la Croix became a columnist, reporter, editor and photographer for Outlines, Windy City Times, Clout, Blacklines, En La Vida, Nightlines, Nightspots, Chicago Free Press and Gay Chicago. In the field of creative writing, de la Croix has published dozens of short stories and poems in anthologies and magazines, and two of his dance plays – “A White Light in God’s Choir” and “Two Week’s in a Bus Shelter with an Iguana” ¬– have been produced in Chicago by the Innervation Dance Cooperative. In his capacity as a historian, de la Croix has researched and written dozens of articles about Chicago’s gay history, scripted and acted as tour guide on the Chicago Neighborhood tours gay history bus, and wrote a 10-week series on Chicago’s GLBT history for the Chicago Tribune.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction; Other

St. Sukie de la Croix on WorldCat :

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ISBN: 0299286940 OCLC: 813932704

The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison : ©2012.