Andy Towle Founder, Editor
Andy Towle founded Towleroad (pronounced ‘toll-road’) in 2003.
The site began as a personal blog and slowly evolved into the leading news and information source that it is today, with more than 50 regular writers and contributors.
Before Towleroad, Andy was Editor in Chief of Genre magazine, a nationally distributed gay men’s lifestyle publication, and Editor at Large for The Out Traveler.
Andy has also served as a Music Editor for Tribe Online USA, the U.S. branch of an Australia-based media company. He worked in feature film development at Twentieth Century Fox for four years, assisting in the development of over thirty projects for their Feature Animation and Family Films divisions.
He holds degrees in Art History and English from Vassar College, and was awarded a Wallace Stegner graduate fellowship at Stanford University, as well as two fellowships, in poetry and fiction, at The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts.
His poetry has been published in The Paris Review, The Yale Review, Poetry magazine, and Ploughshares, among others.