Have you read Will Grayson, Will Grayson? What about other gay YA fiction? If you haven't read Someday This Pain Will be Useful to Youby Peter Cameron. It's so beautiful and heartbreaking and wonderful.
I am a high school teacher by day, a MFA fiction writing student by night and use any free time in between to write, write, write! My debut YA novel CANARY is coming out August 1, 2013 from Medallion Press! Hot diggity dog!