Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 can write!
She just posted this notice on Facebook,
“It’s official! I wrote a book!
This memoir has been a secret for such a long time but I’m so excited to share the story of my life (up until this point). Thank you to our publisher, Chronicle Books. Thank you to Jackie Beat for writing the hilarious foreword and thank you to Magnus Hastings and Caldwell Linker for providing the beautiful photographs inside.
According to Chronicle Books,
“Alaska Thunderfuck spills the tea on her meteoric rise from timid Pennsylvania kid to drag superstar in this intimate photographic memoir that will appeal to diehard Alaska admirers and broader drag fans alike.
Before RuPaul’s Drag Race became a worldwide phenomenon, Drag was mostly an underground art form, performed by the daring and the quick-witted, with maximum energy and a minimal budget. This is the story of one of the galaxy’s greatest queens, Alaska Thunderfuck 5000, as she transforms from wearing dresses made of trash bags because she has to, to wearing dresses made of trash bags because she wants to.
Finally coming clean on her home planet (earth), this dishy, visual memoir tells the stories that shaped Alaska into an All Star: from prom king to the House of Haunt, to the very public breakup that almost destroyed her…”