Clifford Chase

Clifford Chase is the author of The Hurry-Up Song, a memoir of his brother's death, and the editor of Queer 13: Lesbian and Gay Writers Recall Seventh Grade. His fiction has appeared in various magazines and literary journals. Winkie is his first novel, and was inspired by the actual Winkie, who was passed down by the author's mother and is now at least eighty years old and quite mangy.