Kenny Porpora is The New York Times best-selling author of the memoir, The Autumn Balloon, a Target Book Club Pick, which USA Today called “a brilliant debut” and the Lambda Literary Review said was “…Alarmingly engrossing….a memoir that should be moved to the top of everyone’s to-read list immediately.”

He received his M.S. from Columbia University and has spent the past decade working as an author, journalist, ghostwriter, editor, and advocate/educator for the LGBTQ+ community. His work and essays have appeared in The New York Times, Newsweek, Buzzfeed, Salon, and others. He lives in Brooklyn.

He is represented by Jeff Kleinman at Folio Literary Management.