• About A. C.

Life On The Edge

A. C. Burch

My perceptions are honed by the places I live and the ocean that surrounds them. One is a town built on sand, the other a city built on limestone. I admire the courage, flair, and tenacity of those who choose to live at the edge of things. Their stories, along with glorious light and raging storms, are the most significant influences on my writing and photographs.

I often write about the lives and loves of LGBT folks, especially those that span age, race, and sexual orientation. There are many ways to describe these relationships, but Armistead Maupin’s term, “logical family,” is perhaps the best I’ve encountered.

My many years in Provincetown have taught me much about human nature and resilience. I’m especially intrigued by stories of those who reject the status quo. Whether changing gender to reinvent yourself, fighting irrational hatred of who you are, or standing up for your right to love whom you choose, stories of strength, passion, and community always intrigue me.

An avid sailor, I try to be on the water as often as I can. When ashore, I’m frequently found walking the beach with my smart, canine companion, Dori.


A. C. Burch splits his time between Provincetown, MA and South Beach, FL. See some of his influences on his Instagram Page.