‘Songs About Boys’ Shows the Entertainment Industry Through the Eyes of an Aspiring, Gay Songwriter

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Brian Patrick Davis announces publication of his debut novel

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Motivated by what he saw as a lack of characters he felt he could identify with and the stereotyping of gay men in the music industry, Brian Patrick Davis wrote “Songs About Boys” (published by Archway Publishing), revealing the entertainment industry through the eyes of Sidney McKenna, an aspiring, gay songwriter.

Twenty-four-year-old Sidney is a hopeless romantic with an appetite for independence. Thanks to his successful parents and a family friend, Sidney has the means to pursue his dream of becoming a force in the competitive, straight, male-dominated music industry that pumps through the heart of Atlanta. As Sidney attempts to prove himself to his peers, he is challenged with the scrutiny that accompanies life in the public eye and an unexpected romance with the power to forever change the course of his life and career.

“There hasn’t really been someone to write any contemporary, African American LGBT fiction since E. Lynn Harris,” Davis says, “and I think that it’s imperative to have more up-to-date, younger, more fresh stories told.”

Songs About Boys
By Brian Patrick Davis
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 368 pages | ISBN 9781480842526
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 368 pages | ISBN 9781480842540
E-Book | 368 pages | ISBN 9781480842533
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Brian Patrick Davis is a full-time artist and admitted nerd with over 10 years of experience as a journalist and a creative director in the music industry. His writing is inspired by his desire to be a voice for anyone misrepresented by current portrayals in media. Davis lives in Atlanta where he works with his team, the creative collective Etcetera Production Group.

Simon & Schuster, a company with nearly ninety years of publishing experience, has teamed up with Author Solutions, LLC, the leading self-publishing company worldwide, to create Archway Publishing. With unique resources to support books of all kind, Archway Publishing offers a specialized approach to help every author reach his or her desired audience. For more information, visit archwaypublishing.com or call 888-242-5904.

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