Robert W. Fieseler

Robert W. Fieseler is a recipient of the Pulitzer Traveling Fellowship and the Lynton Fellowship in Book Writing. His first book Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation, a work of civil rights history, reconstructs the 1973 fire that devastated New Orleans’ subterranean gay community. A writer for BuzzfeedQuartz, and elsewhere, Fieseler married his longtime partner at Walden Pond and lives in Boston.

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