Andover Author - Paul Monette
Paul Monette's Becoming a Man; Half a Life Story won the National Book Award for biography. This Phillips Academy graduate lived in Andover, Lawrence, and California.
Monette's poetry, fiction, and autobiographic works tell his struggle for identity as a gay man in the 1950's and 1960's.
- Carpenter and the Asylum Poems (1975)
- Love Alone: 18 Elegies for Rog (1988)
- West of Yesterday, East of Summer: New Selected Poems, 1973 - 1993 (1994)
- "Paul Monette: Writer on Gay Issues" Andover Townsman, February 16, 1995.