Frankie Thomas

Writer in New York, NY

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Frankie Thomas holds an MFA in fiction from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She is the author of "The Showrunner," which received special mention in the 2013 Pushcart Prize Anthology, along with the Best of the Net Award.

"I was unable to put the piece down...You have to keep reading, keep watching, even as the story hurtles to its shattering conclusion, even as it breaks your heart....No, seriously. Read this." --Celeste Ng, Fiction Writers Review


The Showrunner (At Length)

Equinox: Part 1 and Part 2 (The Toast)

The Peace Garden (Vol. 1 Brooklyn)


Quarantine Reads: The Secret Garden (Paris Review)

Review: "My Brilliant Friend" at the National Theatre (Vulture)

You Too Can Have a Viral Tweet Like Mine: Demystifying Poetic Meter (Paris Review)

YA of Yore: Annie on My Mind (Paris Review)

Francesca Lia Block and 90s Nostalgia (Paris Review)

The Creepy Authoritarianism of Madeleine L'Engle (Paris Review)

Could the Baby-Sitters Club Have Been More Gay? (Paris Review)

What Was It About Animorphs? (Paris Review)

Harry Potter and the Secret Gay Love Story (Paris Review)

Are We All Joyceans Here, Then? (Paris Review)

A Queer Reading of "Go Ask Alice" (Paris Review)

When Someone You Know Is Gay (Paris Review)

"Human Life Is Punishment," and Other Pleasures of Studying Latin (Paris Review)

The Two Faces of Bisexual OKCupid (The Hairpin)

Why learning Latin stays with you forever (PBS Newshour) (video)


Four Poems (The Toast)