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.

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Announcement: Tremontaine Season Two!

We are delighted to officially announce that Tremontaine will return for its second season on Wednesday, October 19th!

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Tremontaine Season 1 Reread: Episode 5, “The Dagger and the Sword”

It’s time for Episode 5 of our reread and judging from the cover and tile, we are in for a lot of that most favored Riverside activity! …No, not that one – we mean swordplay, of course!

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TremonTEAM

Guidelines and Challenges for our Tremontaine Street Team!

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Tremontaine Season 1 Reread: Episode 4, “A Wake in Riverside”

Let all the ships set sail!

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Tremontaine Season 1 Reread: Episode 3, “Heavenly Bodies”

Rafe’s academic troubles grow worse, but he finds comfort in surprising places. When Micah plunges into mathematical calculations that threaten to expose trade secrets long held close by Kaab's people, Kaab must do some quick thinking of her own. Meanwhile, Diane seeks to involve the house Balam in her intrigues, and the river yields up a mystery of its own.

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Tremontaine Season 1 Reread: Episode 2, “The North Side of the Sun”

Author Alaya Dawn Johnson weaves us a delicious tale of safron, secrets...and sultry lust-hate.

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Calling all bloggers: Join TremonTEAM!

Do you dream of duels and chocolate? Join the Tremontaine Street Team!

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Tremontaine Season One Omnibus!

We are excited to share that all 13 episodes of Season 1 of our delicious fantasy of manners are now available in collected editions from the retailer of your choice.

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Awards Eligibility

Serial Box is so proud of all of the fantastic fiction we published in our inaugural year! Should anyone be inclined towards award nominations, here is a complete list of our eligible items.

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Announcing Tremontaine Season 2!

Readers can expect more sex, scandal, and swordplay this Fall when Tremontaine returns for season 2 in October.

From The Writers' Room

Joel Derfner on writing Tremontaine ep 10: “Shadowroot”

I guess what I’m saying is that I have history with the long s.

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New Episode! Tremontaine Episode 10: “Shadowroot”

When Tess finds herself plagued by nightmares of the murdered Ben, Kaab vows to solve the case.

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