Watch: Abdi Nazemian on FOX News
Aug14

Watch: Abdi Nazemian on FOX News

Abdi Nazemian dropped into FOX Extra to discuss his debut novel, THE WALK-IN CLOSET, life as an Iranian-American gay man, and fatherhood. Watch the interview here.    

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Listen: Podcast – Abdi Nazemian reading at Skylight Books
Aug14

Listen: Podcast – Abdi Nazemian reading at Skylight Books

Abdi’s reading at Los Angeles’ Skylight Books is available as a podcast. Check it out here.

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News: The Walk-In Closet wins Lambda Literary Award
Aug14

News: The Walk-In Closet wins Lambda Literary Award

The 27th Lambda Literary Awards were presented in New York on June 1, 2015, celebrating the best gay, lesbian and transgender books of the year. A parade of actors, celebrities and activists presented the awards, which were hosted by comedian Kate Clinton. Liz Smith presented John Waters with Lambda’s Trustee Award for Excellence in Literature. Gloria Steinem presented Rita Mae Brown with the Pioneer Award. Abdi Nazemian’s...

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News: The Walk-In Closet is one of Working Mother’s 17 Summer Reads
Jun05

News: The Walk-In Closet is one of Working Mother’s 17 Summer Reads

Honored to be included on Working Mother’s list of Summer Reads. Check out the full list here.

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Blog: First Hollywood Job
Jun05

Blog: First Hollywood Job

This piece appears in full at Hollywood Journal. My first Hollywood job was not actually in Hollywood, but in New York. I was in college; a freshman whose cubicle-sized dorm was covered in wall-to-wall photographs of old movie stars. With black-and-white images of Dietrich, Crawford, Harlow and their fellow goddesses staring down at me, I dreamed of a career in the movies. Perhaps that’s why I responded to an ad for a job as a...

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