A boy comes to terms with his identity as a mixed-race gay teen - then at university he finds his wings as a drag artist, The Black Flamingo.
This is Michael's story.
Join him as he enters the world, with tiny feather eyelashes. Travel from school to college, where he discovers his flock, and comes to terms with his identity as a mixed-race gay teen. At university, take a seat in the audience and watch him find his wings as a drag artist, The Black Flamingo.
A bold story about discovering that only YOU get the privilege of choosing who you are. There is power in embracing your uniqueness. What's your story?
NOTE : Strong language throughout; discussion of sex and sexual preferences though nothing graphic
NOTE: Empathy Lab 2020 - Secondary List
NOTE: Carnegie Shortlist 2020
NOTE: YA Book Prize Shortlist 2020