Rainbow Boys

Alex Sanchez Interview

By Jeff Walsh

With the trilogy of books that began with "Rainbow Boys," Alex Sanchez created indelible characters that have helped thousands of gay young adults see fiction that reflected their lives. In his latest book "Getting It," Sanchez has fun with the idea of a straight teenager who wants to get the girl and, after seeing Queer Eye on TV, enlists the help of the gay kid in his high school to help him win her heart.

Sanchez spends most of his time writing in Thailand these days, so we did an interview over Skype recently.

Well, let's start with Thailand. That's interesting to me, because I spent six weeks there and actually wrote my novel longhand down on a beach on Koh Samui.

Oh, cool. When was that?

A little more than ...two years ago? Three? I'm just finishing it up now.

Excellent.

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