Wife Bonnie Quesenberry
Fay Jacobs (born June 29, 1948), a native New Yorker, has had a 35-year career in journalism, public relations & theater. As an author, Fay has four published books of humorous and activist essays. All were originally published by A&M Books, a successor to Naiad Press and are now published by Bywater Books.
Fay’s first book, As I Lay Frying is in its 4th printing. A second, Fried & True won the 2008 National Federation of Press Women Book of the Year for humor. Her third collection, For Frying Out Loud won many more national awards, including a GCLS Goldie and an (IPPY) Independent Book Award. Her latest book is Time Fries – Aging Gracelessly .
As a journalist, Fay has written for The Washington Post, Baltimore Sun, Delaware Today, Delaware Beach Life and more. Her LGBT journalism credits include The Advocate, Curve Magazine and Letters from CAMP Rehoboth.
Fay has taught memoir and comedy writing, judged for the Lambda Literary Awards and has a new career, in what she calls “sit-down comedy.”
She lives in Rehoboth Beach Delaware with her wife Bonnie Quesenberry and their Miniature Schnauzer Windsor.