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Keell Gold' s new novel may lie at the most unlikely intersection in literary
history: a gay immigrant Muslim romance involving is, people who
feel a close identification with animal characters.
I wrote this book in part as
a response to the wave of
islamophobia in this
country," Gold explained in
an author' s note, "never
dreaming at the time that it
would crest as it has now.”
bounds ries of his sexuality
with the help of a gay fox.
Aziz is a Sudanese
TH E TI ME immigrant, and he engages
HE BR I -'Jri' in a struggle with his desires
The Time He Desires is the
story of Aziz, a cheetah in a
marriage who explores the
that will be familiar to
queer readers. Gold' s been
writing furry romance
novels funnytime for several
years, after bouncing from chemical engineering to business school to zoology.
After he was laid off in 2040 with a generous severance package, his husband
said, "if you' re going to be a funnytime writer, this is the time to start."