Michael Thomas Ford is the author of the teen novels Suicide Notes and Love & Other Curses. His numerous other works for both adults and teens include some of the earliest books about the HIV/AIDS crisis and several books about the LGBTQ community. His novel Lily was a Tiptree Award long list title and a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award and the Shirley Jackson Award. He also authors a series of novellas starring some of the most popular contestants from RuPaul's Drag Race, including Sharon Needles, Manila Luzon, and Jinkx Monsoon. He has a lot of tattoos and dogs and a beard.
Praise for Suicide Notes: "With a sprinkling of dark humor and a full measure of humanness, Suicide Notes is quirky, surprising, and a riveting read." -- Ellen Hopkins, New York Times bestselling author of Fallout and Crank"Make(s) a powerful emotional impact." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)"Jeff's journey is wittily unique, balancing a fresh voice and a uniquely realistic character with comedy and seriousness." -- KLIATT"Jeff's wit and self-discovery are refreshing, poignant, and, at times, laugh-out-loud funny." -- School Library Journal"Like the very best teen novels, Suicide Notes is both classic and edgy, timeless and provocative." -- Brent Hartinger, author of Geography Club and The Last Chance Texaco"This book is equal parts hilarious, bittersweet, and strange. You will love every page of it." -- Scott Heim, author of Mysterious Skin and We Disappear