K. M. Soehnlein

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty

(415) 422-6066 KA 302


K.M. (Karl) Soehnlein is the recipient of a Lambda Literary Award (novel); the Henfield Prize (short fiction); and the SFFILM/Rainin Filmmaking Grant (screenwriting).

He is the author of the novels Army of Lovers (Forthcoming, Sept. 2022), The World of Normal Boys (2000), You Can Say You Knew Me When (2005), and Robin and Ruby (2010). He has been published in the nonfiction anthologies, Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys and Bookmark Now: Writing in Unreaderly Times, and in The Village Voice, San Francisco Magazine, and Out.

San Francisco State University, MFA in Creative Writing, 1996
Ithaca College, BS in Cinema Production, 1987
Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Creative Writing, San Francisco State University
Artist-Trustee, Board of Trustees, Djerassi Resident Artist Program
Selected Publications

Soehnlein, K.M. (2022, forthcoming). Army of Lovers. Ann Arbor: Amble Press.

Soehnlein, K.M. (2010). Robin and Ruby. New York; Kensington Books

Soehnlein, K.M. (2005). You Can Say You Knew Me When. New York: Kensington Books.

Soehnlein, K.M. (2000). The World of Normal Boys. New York: Kensington Books.

Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys

Bookmark Now: Writing in Unreaderly Times

The Village Voice

San Francisco Magazine


Who's Yer Daddy: Gay Writers Celebrate their Mentors and Forerunners

The San Francisco Chronicle


Awards & Distinctions

SFFILM/Raininn Foundation Grant, Screenwriting

Lambda Literary Award, Gay Fiction

Henfield Prize, Short Fiction