Eaton Hamilton (they go by “Hamilton”) is the disabled, queer, and trans/non-binary author of ten books of cnf, memoir, fiction, and poetry, including the 2016 novel Weekend, and two prior collections of short fiction. Their memoir No More Hurt was one of the UK Guardian’s Best Books of the Year and a Sunday Times bestseller. They are the two-time winner of Canada’s CBC Literary Award for fiction (2003/2014). They have had a Notable in BASS and many Notables in BAE, and have appeared in the Journey Prize, Best Canadian Short Stories and Best Canadian Poetry. Their work has also appeared in publications such as Salon, the Rumpus, Guernica, LARB, the NY Times, Gay Magazine, and the Sun. In addition to being an author, Hamilton is also a figurative painter whose new work can be seen daily on IG (hamiltonart1000) and supported at Patreon (hamiltonart).
Dec 01 2003
Social Discourse, 1944
“Hello,” said Bobby Houston. He was slight, with wire-rimmed glasses over pale, almost white-blue eyes. He had a nervous tic — his left hand jabbed out. She could see through his skin.
Mar 01 2002
You Just Sit Here, Little Daddy
“Maybe you should move in with a man,” Derrick told his daughter Polly over the phone. She was having trouble with roommates. “There might be less intensity.”