Joel Derfner

Author

Joel Derfner is the author of Gay Haiku, Swish: My Quest to Become the Gayest Person Ever and What Ended Up Happening Instead, and Lawfully Wedded Husband: How My Gay Marriage Will Save the American Family. (Are you sensing a theme?) Musicals to which he has composed the score have played in New York, London, and various cities in between (going counterclockwise). He lives, alas, in Brooklyn, along with his husband and their small, fluffy dog. joelderfner.com. @JoelDerfner.

Meet The Character

Meet the Character: Micah Heslop of Tremontaine

Tremontaine has introduced readers and listeners to many vibrant characters both good, bad, and deliciously devilish - but one beloved by all is the gentle genius, Micah Heslop.

Serial News

New Episode! Tremontaine S2E6: “Blood and Silk”

An unwelcome admirer for Esha provides Diane with an opportunity.

From The Writers' Room

Alaya Dawn Johnson on writing Tremontaine S2E5: “Alive, and Home Here”

I know feeling out of place a thousand miles from home. I know that sudden longing for the flavors and sounds and understood rhythms of the place that you were born. Which is to say, on this level I understand Kaab very well.

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New Episode! Tremontaine S2E5: “Alive, And Home Here”

Kaab contemplates the meaning of home. Diane hosts a spectacle.

Reread

Tremontaine Season 1 Reread: Episode 9, “Lies in Our Stars”

In which, finally, the turnip gets its moment in the spotlight.

From The Writers' Room

Joel Derfner on writing Tremontaine S2E4: “All That Glitters”

Going off script to talking about Tremontaine - and the broader world we live in.

Just For Fun

Tremontaine lovers rejoice – Whitehall is here to please

Are you a fan of Tremontaine? Have you checked out our historical serial Whitehall yet? We’ve got five reasons why you’d love it!

Serial News

New Episode! Tremontaine S2E4: “All That Glitters”

Kaab fights her first professional duel. Diane pursues her destiny.

From The Writers' Room

Mary Anne Mohanraj on writing Tremontaine S2E3: “Fireworks”

When Ellen called me and invited me to work on Tremontaine, I have to admit, I was a little star-struck.

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New Episode! Tremontaine S2E3: “Fireworks”

Alliances shift as relationships on both the Hill and in Riverside grow complicated.

From The Writers' Room

Tessa Gratton on writing Tremontaine S2E2: “Old in Mischief”

I stared at the blank page for about an hour when I sat down to write the first words of episode 2. It felt like stepping through a doorway I’d searched for since I was a teenager and first read Swordspoint. I don’t usually have trouble with blank pages. Once a project is ready, I know where I need to begin, and how. But this was Riverside.

Serial News

New Episode! Tremontaine S2E2: “Old in Mischief”

Vincent makes a splash while Kaab must rescue Micah and Joshua.

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