Poppy Z. Brite

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Birthday
25, 1967
Birthplace
New Orleans, LA
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
25, 1967 (age 52)
Birthplace
New Orleans, LA

About

American author of Gothic horror novels who is known for such works as Lost Souls, Drawing Blood, and Exquisite Corpse. A transsexual, he wrote many novels featuring gay male protagonists.

Before Fame

He spent his early adulthood years in Athens, Georgia and Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Trivia

He considers himself a gay man born in a woman's body and has undergone gender reassignment surgery.

Family Life

He was born Melissa Ann Brite in New Orleans, Louisiana. His long-term relationship with chef Chris DeBarr lasted until 2011. He later began dating photographer Grey Cross.

Associated With

He wrote a biography titled Courtney Love: The Real Story in 1999.