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The film of the Heart will appear in Film Festivals In NYC, London, Buenos Aires and many others. Check here for schedule. Mark your calendars now!

JT had book readings ..... Click here for press and photos of the event.

The film of The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things now has a website! Click to see the latest news and updates!


Read the New York Times profile of JT!
From Vanity Fair's Hot Type, December 2004: "Blessed with haunting watercolor portraits by Cherry Hood, JT LeRoy's Harold's End (Last Gasp), 'a street hustler power ballad,' slices deep into a world of unbearable sadness and beauty."

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See the press release for Harold's End!

Thistle LLC played August 2nd at Slim's in San Francisco. See photos from the set!

JT has a new story, "Oliver," in the summer issue of Francis Ford Coppola's Zoetrope: All-Story. Check it out, you will dig it!

An essay by JT appears in XXX: 30 Porn-Star Portraits, by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. Buy it from Amazon:

Stylist Arianne Phillips "star struck" by JT!

JT's words of wisdom to the Olsen twins on their birthday. (from Salon.com)

See the latest on soon-to-be-released illustrated novel, Harold's End!

Letter from JT to Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket), from the SF Chronicle.

The film of The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things premiered at the Cannes 2004 Film Festival's Directors' Fortnight!

New story by JT just published in Memorious.