Franklin Abbott is a poet, musician, and psychotherapist who lives in Atlanta. He is an original radical faerie and founded the Atlanta Queer Literary Festival. He is author of Mortal Love and Pink Zinnia, and editor of three anthologies on men and masculinity including Boyhood: Growing Up Male. His papers are archived in the Gender and Sexuality Collection at Georgia State University. His latest project is Don’t Go Back To Sleep, 44 poems and 14 original songs. He is a frequent contributor to Atlanta INtown, Khabar and RFD.