Author and Pulitzer prize-winning playwright, the son of actor James Kirkwood and Lila Lee.
Wrote the novels:
- Good Times/Bad Times
- Hit Me with a Rainbow
- P.S. Your Cat Is Dead
- Some Kind of Hero
- There Must Be a Pony
Wrote the plays:
- U.T.B.U. (Unhealthy to Be Unpleasant)
- A Chorus Line
- Stage Stuck
- Bi the Way: In almost every novel there is a character who is bisexual.
- If It's You, It's Okay: In almost every novel there is a character who is straight but becomes emotionally and sexually involved with another, same sex, character.
- Vietnam War: The novel Some Kind of Hero takes place in Viet Nam, in a prison camp and in the United States after on of the characters returns.
- You Are Not Alone: Oh God, there is one of these in every book.