Brontez Purnell

Brontez Purnell is an American writer, musician, dancer and director based out of Oakland, California. He is the author of several books, including Since I Laid My Burden Down (2017) and Johnny Would You Love Me If My Dick Were Bigger (2015). He is the frontman for the punk band The Younger Lover and founder of the Brontez Purnell Dance Company. Purnell received the 2022 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Fiction for his latest novel 100 Boyfriends (2021). His upcoming poetry volume 10 Bridges I’ve Burned comes out on MCDxFSG in February.

Feb 02, 2024
He is Killed as a Scapegoat But Reborn: Brontez Purnell and Nijinsky’s ‘The Rite of Spring’