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.

From The Writers' Room

Joel Derfner on writing Tremontaine S2E10: “The Coming Night”

Be very careful when you write stories that contain barnyard animals.

Serial News

New Episode! Tremontaine S2E10: “The Coming Night”

Diane offers Rafe a deal as Kaab attempts to bargain with Tess.

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New Episode! Tremontaine S2E9: “The Heart a Liability”

Diane navigates her precarious position, and Tess’s loyalties are torn.

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New Episode! Tremontaine S2E8: “A Rushing of Wings”

Micah accompanies Rafe on his mission to rescue Will.

From The Writers' Room

Joel Derfner on writing Tremontaine S2E7: “The Duchess Gambit”

Sometimes perfection takes a bit of work.

Serial News

New Episode! Tremontaine S2E7: “The Duchess Gambit”

Diane faces an unexpectedly skilled adversary.

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.

Serial News

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.

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