Byron Lane is an author, playwright, and screenwriter.
His latest novel, Big Gay Wedding, is about a family and town forever changed by a gay marriage. His debut novel, A Star is Bored, is hailed by The New York Times Book Review as "wildly funny," about an uptight celebrity assistant struggling to manage his eccentric movie star boss, inspired in part by his time as assistant to beloved actress Carrie Fisher.
He’s a two-time regional Emmy Award winner from his time as a television news journalist. He also wrote the acclaimed play Tilda Swinton Answers An Ad On Craigslist, the award winning web series Last Will & Testicle, and the feature film Herpes Boy starring Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer.
He lives in Palm Springs, California with his husband, bestselling author Steven Rowley, and their rescue dogs, Raindrop and Shirley.