Gar McVey-Russell’s first novel, Sin Against the Race (gamr books, 2017), was listed on The Advocate’s Best Books We Read in 2018: LGBTQ Novels. His fiction has also appeared in Sojourner: Black Gay Voices in the Age of AIDS (1993) and Harrington Gay Men’s Fiction Quarterly (vol. 7, Num. 3, 2005). Non-fiction has appeared in Chill Magazine and The Good Men Project. Gar is married and lives in Oakland, California, where he listens to a lot of jazz.