Garrard Conley is the author of BOY ERASED: a memoir (Penguin 2016), soon to be a major motion picture from Focus Films. His nonfiction has been published in TIME, CNN, VICE, the Virginia Quarterly Review, and others, and his debut novel, THE GREAT REVELATION, will be out in 2020. A leading LGBTQ activist, Conley has spoken across the country on topics such as conversion therapy, the complicated South, and the intersection of faith and sexuality. He currently lives in NYC with his husband.