Chris Freeman teaches English and Gender Studies at the University of Southern California. His first book, The Isherwood Century, won a Lambda Literary Award. He and his writing partner have recently completed a new collection of essays on Isherwood, which will be published in late 2014. They co-edited Love, West Hollywood, an anthology of tales of LGBTQ Los Angeles. Freeman is on the advisory board of the Monette-Horwitz Trust and is a board member of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives.