Garrard Conley

Garrard Conley is the author of the memoir Boy Erased. His work can be found in the Virginia Quarterly Review, The Madison Review, The Common, and elsewhere. He has received scholarships from the Bread Loaf, Sewanee, and Elizabeth Kostova Foundation Writers’ Conferences and has facilitated craft classes on the art of memoir. After growing up in a small Arkansan farming community, heading to a liberal arts college a few hours away, completing service for Peace Corps Ukraine, and attaining a master’s degree in creative writing and queer theory, Garrard now teaches literature in Sofia, Bulgaria at The American College of Sofia.


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Bad Education

Garrard Conley widens the scope of queer literature with his memoir about growing up in a devout Baptist home and surviving conversion therapy....

Bad Education


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